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The StHealthy blog is your resource for hunting tips and stories, healthy recipes and everything you need to know from the world of health and nutrition.

Morning Garden Elk Frittata

Morning Garden Elk Frittata

Fresh eggs are plentiful with our hens laying every day.   Egg dishes are good anytime of the day, but mornings are our favorites.  Throwing together veggies from the garden, fresh elk hamburger,  and eggs, makes this an easy, fast nutritious...

Einkorn Blueberry Muffins

Einkorn Blueberry Muffins

Einkorn is world’s most ancient wheat,and the only wheat that’s never been hybridized. Einkorn is a delicious, healthy alternative to modern, mass market wheat and can be an excellent solution for those with gluten...

The Best Borscht

The Best Borscht

Borscht is a staple dish in Eastern Europe and Russia, and since we grow so many beets, making borscht is a great way to combine those with our onions and carrots!  You can make it slowly on the stove, or in the Instapot.  Either way it makes a delicious,...

Sweet Beet Butter

Sweet Beet Butter

Sweet Beet Butter Dip Listen to HHH Podcast #40: Food Friday- Can't BEET It and learn about the healing properties of beets on our Healing Foods page. Dips are great ways to use vegetables for tasty treats.  This beet butter is adapted from one of my...

Beets

Beets

Beets are one of the largest crops grown in the StHealthy Garden.  Beets are earthy, neutral in nature, and have a sweet flavor, especially when cooked. They are wonderful in salads, soups, and make beautiful dips.   The healing qualities of beets are best...

Crunchy Almond, Onion, and Beet Salad

Crunchy Almond, Onion, and Beet Salad

Beets are a staple in our garden and in our diets.  Adding them to salads is a great way to enjoy there earthy flavor, and they bring some sweetness into the mix.  Onions are also great in salads, but truthfully they can be a little strong and may take over...

Wildcrafted Roasted Dandelion Tea

I'll admit it. I'm in love with this drink. Not only because it tastes so earthy and creamy and healthy... but because it comes straight from our yard and I worked for it.  Perhaps it's a bit like mule deer or elk hunting for Ryan.  There is satisfaction is...

Seared Venison Steak

Seared Venison Steak

It's true, it can be hard to cook a good peice of wild game if you don't know how. I've eaten many a tough deer roast or steak after cooking for too long without adequate marinating or liquid. This spring however, Ryan began doing all our steaks, roasts, and thicker...

Welcome to the HHH Lifestyle

Welcome to the HHH Lifestyle

If you are reading this, you made the decision to give us your email and keep up with us in a more in depth way.  It means a lot to us that you care enough about yourself, to care about what we are doing.  Truthfully we live a pretty simple, busy,...

Aloe Vera: The First Aid Plant

Aloe vera is a common cactus found in many homes, I mean who hasn't been slathered up with aloe vera after a horrible suburn?   Known as the first aid kit in a plant, aloe is an amazing food for many reasons: Burns, wounds, abrasions.Skin and hair...

Refreshing Citrus Aloe Spritzer

Refreshing Citrus Aloe Spritzer

Our daughter Pailey loves making "fancy" drinks, and so we do lots of experiments. This last week it was pretty warm for the PNW, so it was perfect for making a spritzer. These drinks are wonderful with a sparkling water and can be enjoyed by everyone in the family!...

Sprouts- Harnessing the Sun’s Power

Get Your Sprouting Chart and This Guide Here! The Nutritional Benefits of Sprouting can’t be beat!  Sprouting is a fast and easy way to add nutritious foods that are full of vitamins, minerals, and enzymes to your diet.   Growing your own sprouts,...

Nettle: The Sting that Heals

When most think of nettles, they think of a weed that needs avoidance due to it's "stinging nettles".  I like to think of plants like this as protectors of the secrets- they try to keep you away, smart beyond our years, and they usually hold a nutritional...

Dandelion- The Great Restorer

What is it about dandelions that make them so resilient?  Every spring they appear in hordes and take over our grassy lawns and gardens.  Found in almost all four corners of North America, dandelions are not given the great healing, and culinary respect,...

Dill – The Gas Reliever

One of my favorite foods growing up was dill pickles, and to this day, pretty much anything with dill will be gone lick-ity-split in our house.  Fresh dill is the best, but after a good season, harvesting dry seeds for pickling and canning is a great way to add...

Morels- The King of Mushrooms

Morels- The King of Mushrooms

Blanketing the ground in the spring, there is no doubt that morels are the King of Mushrooms.  Popping up under dying elm trees, sick or diseased white firs, poplars and cottonwoods, the morel is happiest in the worst of conditions.  They love logged,...

Mint- The Smell and Taste of Summer

It's likely mint is one of the most popular tastes and smells in our culture.  Spearmint and peppermint gum, peppermint oil, candy canes, and a cup of mint tea, are found in most households.  Mint has a strong stimulating response, and when put into the air,...