HHH Episode #68: Fall Prep with the Homesteading Queen: Melissa K. Norris

HHH Episode #68:  Fall Prep with the Homesteading Queen: Melissa K. Norris

When we think of those we want to hang out with and talk gardening, food prep, and self sufficiency, the top person on our list is good friend Melissa K. Norris from the Pioneering Today podcast. Right before we moved Melissa came over and even though Ryan is absent again, I got to cover a few topics about the fall season!

HHH Episode #66: Food Psychology, Addictions, and Hiking the Grand Canyon with Heather Kelly of heather's choice

HHH Episode #66: Food Psychology, Addictions, and Hiking the Grand Canyon with Heather Kelly of heather's choice

Hey there everyone, welcome to the show. Today’s episode is a long one, but is full of awesome conversation and information with Heather Kelly. Heather is the owner and founder of Heathers Choice lightweight backpacking food. Her meals have become extremely popular in the hunting and backpacking community because of the healthiness and flavor compared to other backpacking meals such as Mountain House. Heathers Choice is an amazing replacement that allows you to get the nutrition you need in the backcountry in a lightweight easy to prepare package.

HHH Episode #65: Tackling the Thyroid, Autoimmunity, and Energy and You school with Dr. Katy Koukouras

HHH Episode #65:  Tackling the Thyroid, Autoimmunity, and Energy and You school with Dr. Katy Koukouras

We realize it's summer and most of you are getting out enjoying the great outdoors, especially with tomorrow being July 4th!  So what a better topic to discuss than your continued health!  Today I sit down with a colleague and business partner Dr. Katy Koukouras to talk about one of you most commonly asked questions- What about my thyroid?  That could seem like a simple question, but in our world it's a multifaceted one.  Today we are going to touch on the a lot of topics around the immune system, what autoimmunity is, Hashimoto's thyroiditis, and why the immune system is so important. We realize it's summer and most of you are getting out enjoying the great outdoors, especially with tomorrow being July 4th!  So what a better topic to discuss than your continued health!  Today I sit down with a colleague and business partner Dr. Katy Koukouras to talk about one of you most commonly asked questions- What about my thyroid?  That could seem like a simple question, but in our world it's a multifaceted one.  Today we are going to touch on the a lot of topics around the immune system, what autoimmunity is, Hashimoto's thyroiditis, and why the immune system is so important. Make sure to join our FREE Energy and You School starting July 15th and learn more about your thyroid, immune system, and the other hormones that influence it. 


HHH Episode #62: Random Musings of a Child Gardener, Raised beds and Your Inner HOmesteader

HHH Episode #62: Random Musings of a Child Gardener, Raised beds and Your Inner HOmesteader

Hey everyone, welcome to the show! Today’s episode is part three in our Gardening 101 series. Ryan, of course, is bear hunting which means I was once again left with the choice of recording another episode on my own, or, to invite my lovely daughter Pailey Belle to join me on today’s show. She is quite the gardener herself, is always out helping Ryan and I, and has really learned a lot just by watching and asking us questions.

HHH Episode #61: Gardening 101 Part 2: The Essentials of Healthy Soil

HHH Episode #61: Gardening 101 Part 2: The Essentials of Healthy Soil

Hello everyone, this is Hillary here! Welcome to the show. Today’s episode is part two in our gardening series. In this episode I dive into a lot of detail about the importance of soil when it comes to your garden. Soil is probably the most important variable to consider for having a healthy garden, and there are so many different things that can affect the health of your soil.

HHH Episode #58: Gardening 101 - Part 1: The Basics of Starting a Garden

HHH Episode #58:  Gardening 101 -  Part 1: The Basics of Starting a Garden

Hey everyone, welcome to the show! Today we are super excited to start a new mini series. To correspond with the time of year, Ryan and I are going to be doing a weekly gardening episode, to help those of you who are planting this year, and want to learn new things and find new tricks!

HHH Episode #56: Being Your Own Doctor, Healing Celiac Disease, The 40% rule of Mental Toughness, and Backcountry Elk Hunting with Jordan Reasoner

HHH Episode #56: Being Your Own Doctor, Healing Celiac Disease, The 40% rule of Mental Toughness, and Backcountry Elk Hunting with Jordan Reasoner

Alright everyone, I’m very excited to share this episode with you all. On today’s show, Ryan and I are joined by Jordan Reasoner, the brains behind the backcountry food company you may have heard of called Humble Foods. In this episode, Jordan explains a lot of his background, and how it lead to humble foods becoming a company. Jordan was always sick as a child, and continued to get worse as he grew into adulthood. After many doctors visits over many of years, he finally discovered that he had celiac disease.

HHH Episode #55: Nutrition for the Backcountry Athlete with Jordan Reasoner. An Introduction to Humble Foods

HHH Episode #55:  Nutrition for the Backcountry Athlete with Jordan Reasoner.  An Introduction to Humble Foods

So many hunters, like Ryan, are obsessed with eating healthy clean food to fuel their passion.  In this podcast we sit down with Jordan Reasoner of Humble Foods, a new freeze dried backcountry food company out of Bozeman, MT.  Jordan has his own healing story, and it's where the idea for Humble Foods came from- the necessity to have a completely gluten free healthy option.  

HHH Episode #51: Homesteading, Tradition, Nutrition, and Keto with Melissa K. Norris

HHH Episode #51: Homesteading, Tradition, Nutrition, and Keto with  Melissa K. Norris

We've had the Queen of Homesteading Melissa K. Norris on the podcast last spring talking about getting your garden ready, seed selection, and feeding the family.  This time we visited Melissa at her homestead outside of Rockport, WA , about an hour 1/2 drive from our house.  We shared a meal and got a little more personal on her success and making a healthier lifestyle a way of life.  

HHH Episode #42: Food Friday- The StHealthy Dehydration and Canning Guide. Getting Ready for Winter, Writing, and Why Food is such a big deal.

HHH Episode #42: Food Friday- The StHealthy Dehydration and Canning Guide.  Getting Ready for Winter, Writing, and Why Food is such a big deal.

Today's podcast is all about our busiest time of the year: Harvest season.  Whether it's food from the garden, forest, or an animal that Ryan takes, preserving and getting these foods ready for the winteris a lot of work.  

Ryan and Hillary share their stores about harvest season, some of their recommendations on dehydration and canning, and they share a few stories from years gone by.  

HHH Episode #40: Food Friday- Let It Beet- Summer's Best Food

HHH Episode #40:  Food Friday- Let It Beet- Summer's Best Food

Today's podcast is inspired by the many jars of beets we have pickled in the last few weeks.  Months ago I got a question about cooking beets, and I thought I'd finally give some help!  Besides it being harvest season, and without a real kitchen for two months, Ryan and I were able to get a few beet recipes on board, as well as BUNCH pickled for the winter.  (Look for the canning/preservation recipe in our upcoming The StHealthy Preservation Guide and Healing Foods Library )

HHH Episode #39: Navigating Lyme Disease Part 2- Treatment Options with Dr. Darin Ingels

HHH Episode #39:  Navigating Lyme Disease Part 2- Treatment Options with Dr. Darin Ingels

In the first part of Navigating Lyme Disease, Dr. Darin Ingels shared the history, prevelance, signs and symptoms, and diagnosis of Lyme Disease.  If you haven't listened to this yet, please do, it will make it easier to follow Part 2. 

In this second part,  Dr. Hillary and Dr. Ingels talk treatments of Lyme Disease, co-infections, and the modalities that have clinically helped the many patients he has treated.