It's that time of year again…
The time to say goodbye to the old and hello to the new… The time to reflect, ponder, and learn from the past so we can prepare, plan, and jump into a bright future, Lord willing.
We made it through another year! Yay! So, it's exciting to turn to a fresh, empty month on the calendar — one that's open and waiting to be filled with all the good things you can imagine!
It's always our team's goal to provide you with the best, most up-to-date, informative, and helpful content and scrumptiously nourishing recipes.
- We published 150 informational articles and recipes on the blog.
- Two new eCourses were added for our TCS Members: Pressure Cooking II and Women's Health.
- Our #AskWardee show aired its 100th episode!
- And we welcomed our first grandchild! <3
We think 2017 has been Traditional Cooking School's best year yet! 🙂
So… thank YOU!!
For reading, commenting, asking questions, sharing our content on Facebook, pinning, trying our recipes and suggestions, and for just being part of Traditional Cooking School… THANK YOU! And, we wish you joy, health, and abundance in 2018!
This is the list of 2017's most visited blog posts — the recipes and articles YOU found most helpful, most useful, most inspiring, most life-changing, and of course, most delicious. 😉
Gaining weight? Feeling depressed or sluggish? Is your hair falling out? Have you experienced strange or irregular heartbeats? Can’t sleep? All roads might lead to your thyroid. Thyroid problems can be genetic, and though you can’t control your genes, you can control your diet and lifestyle. Nourish your thyroid with these 7 foods! [by Lindsey Dietz]
Is it possible to follow Trim Healthy Mama WITH traditional foods and still lose weight? Absolutely. Do you have to loosen your nutrition standards? Absolutely NOT. I lost 30 pounds on THM with only whole, traditional foods. Here are my essentials… [by Wardee Harmon]
If suffering from thyroid disease, how can we heal? Especially when the thyroid is the metabolic and hormone control center for the entire body? Consider these supplements for Hashimoto’s alongside a healing diet. [by Megan Stevens]
Traditional foods and Trim Healthy Mama… Can the two go hand-in-hand? Yes! Because E meals and snacks with traditional foods are the hardest to find, here’s a boat load of ideas — so you don’t have to resort to low-fat, store-bought foods to fill in the gaps. [by Wardee Harmon]
Just when you think you’ve found a healthy dessert recipe, you find it’s corrupted with a processed ingredient or 2. You know how to substitute, but you just don’t want to. So we’ve found these Real Food Instant Pot desserts! The hardest part? Deciding which one to try first! [by Lindsey Dietz]
Every cell in the body depends on thyroid hormones for regulation of their metabolism. So if your thyroid is sick, your entire body will suffer. Learn about the 7 foods that are detrimental to your thyroid and the science behind WHY they’re causing thyroid diseases like Hashimoto’s and hypothyroidism. [by Lindsey Dietz]
So you got an Instant Pot and now you’re wondering if you really need all those accessories people are talking about. The bundt cake pan and stackable pans are fun… but you don’t really need them. Whether you’re on a budget or just want to keep things simple, here are the *only* 5 Instant Pot accessories you really need! [by Wardee Harmon]
Have you been skeptical of MCTs? Or maybe you don’t know how to use MCTs for improved metabolism and thyroid function, more energy, and less belly fat. Let’s explore the benefits of MCT oil, what it is, and how to use it. [by Megan Stevens]
Crumbs, drips, and more can make your Instant Pot awfully cruddy. And it’s no fun to pull out your Instant Pot and find that it was put away dirty. Watch, listen, or read to learn how to clean your Instant Pot easily and naturally! It’s not exciting… but it’s essential! [by Wardee Harmon]
It is possible to take your favorite, hands-off slow cooker recipes and adapt them for your pressure cooker or Instant Pot. Watch, listen, or read for my 9 tips to convert slow cooker recipes into pressure cooker recipes! [by Wardee Harmon]
What was YOUR favorite post of 2017?
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