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Poor Gal’s  Pasta

Poor Gal’s Pasta

Sthealthy Hunter garlic straight from garden.  Hear all about this dish on our HHH Episode #16-Food Friday.  This was literally the very first dish Hillary cooked for Ryan way back in the day. It's cheap to make, quick, and packed full of garlic, which is a...

Wild Game and Vegetable Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Wild Game and Vegetable Cauliflower Crust Pizza

As discussed in our HHH Food Friday Episode #14, we really like making pizza crust with cauliflower.  It makes the base of a wonderful pizza that we like to add wild game, veggies, and cheese too.  This recipe is 100% grain free, but is not dairy free,...

Protein Packed Muffins

Protein Packed Muffins

Pailey and Tanna loving the muffins! Yes, we love muffins.  They are an efficient way to get a lot of great nutrients into our kids, and are easy to pack and have as a nutrient dense snack while hiking or after working out.  This week, Ryan made up the...

Make your own Kombucha

Make your own Kombucha

You can hear this recipe on HHH Episode #12: Food Friday Today, kombucha is frequently seen in most grocery stores throughout the country. Originally known as a "hippie" drink,  kombucha is now more accepted and is a great way to get beneficial probiotics into...

Wild Game Nitrate Free Summer Sausage

Wild Game Nitrate Free Summer Sausage

In the HHH Episode #11 we talk all things meat prep- getting your wild game out of the mountains, home, and then how to make things like summer sausage yourself.  This is a simple way to enjoy your deer or elk, AND knowing what exactly is going into it!...

Everything’s Gonna Be A-O-Kale

Everything’s Gonna Be A-O-Kale

Yep, it's true, we love kale. Our garden is usually overflowing with it from May- December and we can never use all of it. This year we got smart and threw it in the Excalibur dehydrator, and for weeks we had the "lovely" smell of kale filling the house. If you...

Opposites Attract Smoothies

Opposites Attract Smoothies

We love our Vitamix!   In our house we absolutely love smoothies. They are a great way to get large amounts of complex carbs, fiber,  healthy fats, and protein in one meal. Our kids also love them, it's a great way to get foods into them that they might not...

Golden Bear Insta Soup

Golden Bear Insta Soup

If you don't have an instapot or know what one is, it's time to come out of your cave and enjoy the ability to make amazing soup in 15 minutes, that tastes like it's been cooking all day! After a busy day of work making this soup is super easy! And is Gut...

Sthealthy Backcountry Bars

Sthealthy Backcountry Bars

For the last few years, we have been experimenting with making our own healthy snacks.  Protein bars are good for quick energy, but they can be expensive and full of binders, sweeteners, and poor quality proteins.  So we started making our own. Ryan...

Bone Broth- Liquid Gold

Bone Broth- Liquid Gold

Ox tail bone broth with some yummy fat...recipe adapted from Natural Solutions for Digestive Health.  In our household, we call bone broth "liquid gold".  It's a wonderful way to get healthy and healing compounds into the gut to help restore and heal the...

Ryan’s Backcountry Mountain Mush

Ryan’s Backcountry Mountain Mush

Ryan enjoying an early morning bowl of Mountain Mush.Photo credit Jeff Lusk @jefflusky Listen to our Hunt Harvest Health #6 Podcast- Food Friday: Backcountry Breakfast, Mountain Mush, and we should all avoid sugar. Breakfast is an essential part of starting any...

More Than Meat?

The Nevada Sunsets.... “Why do you hunt?”  Living near a large city, I often find myself getting asked this question by those “civilized” folks who claim humans have evolved beyond such barbaric actions.  Explaining my “why” is an unavoidable reality in...

Hunt Harvest Health: Our Way of Life

Ryan Montana 2016 Ryan is a bonafide backcountry DIY hunter, and knowing where our meat comes from is the basis of our philosophy.  This style of hunting takes patience, stamina, and emotional intelligence (killing isn’t taken lightly and never should be.) It...

Kicking and Screaming

Kicking and Screaming

My wife @dochillary has finally talked me into sharing my 32 years of living, eating, and breathing #hunting. I live to be in the #mountains, away from the noise and stress, and even though many will not understand my need to hunt, everyone should yearn for the quiet...