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3 Quick & Easy Kefir Smoothie Recipes thumbnail

*Full disclosure* The first time I made homemade raw milk kefir I was sure it would poison me – it smelled like old beer mixed with moldy cheese. Bleh!! But I’ve since learned that the smellier kefir is, the more probiotics it has, and now I never go a day without drinking a big glass of… Read More

4 Gut-Healing Benefits of Raw Milk thumbnail

People are usually surprised when they hear raw milk can heal digestive issues – milk has gotten a bad reputation for causing lactose intolerance and all sorts of tummy issues. But when hearing about these claims, I always have to remember that they’re talking about pasteurized milk. Comparing pasteurized to raw is like comparing apples… Read More

Raw Milk vs Pasteurized: What’s the difference? thumbnail

If you google ‘raw milk’ you’ll get hundreds of articles claiming that it’s is a killer, and any mother who gives her child raw milk is completely irresponsible. You’ll be left feeling terrified of raw milk, confused about our food system, and scared to go near anybody who drinks their milk raw – and that’s… Read More

How to Easily & Quickly Peel Farm Fresh Hard-Boiled Eggs thumbnail

You know farm fresh eggs are better for you in so many ways, but how the heck do you peel them quickly without making a mess out of the whites and losing half the egg?? For a long time, I believed that peeling hard boiled eggs was a terrible chore because the shells would stick like… Read More

Simply Perfect Quiche Recipe thumbnail

Last weekend we skipped over to Astoria for the night to celebrate my husband’s birthday, perfect timing since the power was out here at the farm and we had no lights, no heat, no water. Just a dark outhouse :| Hayden told me we had to eat at Astoria’s 14th St. Cafe and order the quiche… Read More

Food allergies. Eczema. Asthma. Anxiety. Tummy troubles. Thyroid problems. Fatigue. You have supplements for one issue, see a naturopath for another problem, but then get conflicting information from your chiropractor. Any meal is stressful, wondering if you’re doing the right thing or just making your problems worse. At the end of the day, you fall… Read More

You’ll be inspired by this customer’s healing story. thumbnail

“I feel guilty.” How often do you say that?  Or feel it? If you’re like me – multiple times a day!! It starts out with guilt that I didn’t work out… or, if I did, I feel guilty for spending time on myself instead of doing that extra math session with my daughter. Or feeling… Read More

Praise The Lard!!  3 Ways to Cook With This Healthy Fat thumbnail

It wasn’t so long ago that I had a cupboard full of canola and vegetable oils, and a stick of margarine in the fridge. Because those were the ‘healthy’ fats, right? That’s what everybody said we were supposed to eat! But on this long journey to health, I’ve realized that those vegetable oils are evil! They’re… Read More

“Organic” v. “Natural?” v.  “Pastured?” – what’s a mom to do?? thumbnail

You and I, and the community of conscientious eaters at Champoeg Creamery are different from the rest of the world. We go the extra mile for our families, cooking from scratch instead of taking the easy way out and grabbing some takeout. We don’t just think about what we’re going to eat for dinner in a… Read More

My inspiring “raw milk” sit-down with Mark McAfee thumbnail

You gotta see today’s video. Doesn’t matter if you produce raw milk or just drink it, you’ll be inspired. Mark McAfee has been a raw dairy farmer for 20 years and is first and foremost a humanitarian.  That clearly shines through in this conversation we had this past spring where we were both speaking at a conference… Read More

Get Champoeg Creamery’s Magazine, ‘Raw Milk: A Love Story’, for free + recipes and healing stories from the farm!
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