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Cast Iron in the Homestead Kitchen

Folks don’t usually think of cast iron in December, especially here in Indiana, but with all the things that are going on at the homestead, we definitely have cast iron on the brain here. About a month ago, Fred and … Continue reading

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Going Keto: Update for 12/04/17

It has been far too long since my last keto update, but I have nothing but great things to report.  Since I haven’t shared my progress for more than two months, I’m sure you can imagine that I have a … Continue reading

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Recipe Review: Low Carb Pumpkin Bread

It’s that time of year where it feels like you can’t walk three feet without seeing pumpkin spice something, right? Well, I happen to like pumpkin and the warm spices of cloves, nutmeg, and cinnamon that happen to go along … Continue reading

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Recipe Review: Easy Spinach & Mushroom Omelet Muffins

Attempting to effect self rescue from my food rut, I’m trying new recipes.  I found “Easy Spinach & Mushroom Omelet Muffins” on All Day I Dream About Food, and I thought the recipe looked delicious.  When I showed it to … Continue reading

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Fall Food Rut

Fall has finally arrived here at the Wittekind homestead, and I have to admit that I’m feeling the effects of a fall food rut.  I don’t feel like cooking.  I don’t feel like eating.  In fact, I find myself wishing … Continue reading

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Going Keto: Update for 9/29/17

It’s been three weeks since recommitting to a ketogenic eating plan, and things are going GREAT! The scale is moving, I’m noticing a difference in how I feel, and I’m loving the little victories that wouldn’t mean much to most … Continue reading

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Going Keto: Update for 9/19/17

I’m really happy with my progress since recommitting to a low carb, high fat, moderate protein eating plan back on September 8, 2017.  I’m already feeling so much better even though I’m fighting some sort of bug that the kids … Continue reading

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Going Keto: Update for 9/10/17

Although it’s only day three since I officially recommitted to a low-carb, high-fat, moderate protein eating plan, there’s so much to report! I’ll try not to write a book here, but I do have a lot of things to share. … Continue reading

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Back to a Ketogenic Diet Thanks to Naysayers

Last week, while listening to an episode of The Survival Podcast, I experienced something that surprised me.  I felt irrationally triggered by a naysayer, and as a result, I’m committing to get my health back on track by following a … Continue reading

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Warm Blankets — A Summer Car Kit Essential Item

During the “dog days of summer”, you wouldn’t necessarily think of warm blankets as being essential, but it’s amazing how much they can help in some pretty unexpected ways. Almost two years ago, we got an Ivy Hawkins waterproof utility … Continue reading

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