Hannah Kraemer

Hannah Kraemer

A resident of Siskiyou County since 2013, writer Hannah Nelson’s main passion is nutrition. Graduating from the Nutritional Therapy Association in June 2011, she gives her best to helping others live a healthier, fuller life.

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    Mushrooms – The Delectable, Impeccable, Medicinal Fruits of the Forest

    Fungi. Gotta admit, that has a nice ring to it! Not all fungi, aka mushrooms, are created equal. However, one thing is for sure: the right ones can assist in cultivating health and balance in the body as well as the environment, and they can taste pretty darn amazing! Mushroom’s synergistic relationship with the forest, and frankly with all … [Read more...]

    Localicious – Microgreens: The Future of Vegetables at Lava Oasis Farm

    You’ve probably heard the buzz about “micro greens.” But aren’t “micro greens” just sprouts? Almost ... but not quite. Not to belittle sprouts, but they are missing two things that make all the difference: sunshine and healthy soil. Involving those extra components in the growing process not only allows micro greens to acquire their greener color, … [Read more...]

    Seasonal Edibles In Colors Of The Rainbow

    Fruits and vegetables… simple, yet complex! We hear family, friends, and often ourselves announce goals to include more in our diets. Fruits and veggies can be the most beautiful foods we find, filled with essential vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients that are key players in health and wellness. Eating seasonal, local produce not only boosts … [Read more...]

    Localicious: The Gluten-Free Belly

    If we ourselves aren’t “gluten-free” we likely know of someone who is. “Gluten-free” simply means that one has removed gluten from their diet, typically due to a sensitivity, intolerance, or an allergy to gluten. Many say eliminating gluten has made a positive impact on their health, and the number of people taking on this diet change is rising. … [Read more...]

    Localicious: For the Love of Ghee

    What’s better than butter? Butter made from organic, pasture-raised cows already has a dense profile of health-giving nutrients, and it’s hard to deny the love for a food that leaves a warm and satisfying taste. Perhaps the question is: how can we make butter better? The answer is ghee. Take butter, melt and simmer it to naturally purify it, and … [Read more...]

    Localicious: Local Brewers Add Spice to Life … One Teacup at a Time

    The reasons for brewing a cup of tea are many, whether seeking a unique flavor or a remedy, continuing a tradition or enhancing a visit, or simply enjoying something warm or cold to fill a cup. Tea has been used for over 5,000 years for medicinal and traditional purposes. Combined with a nutrient dense whole foods diet, herbal teas can help … [Read more...]

    Localicious: Picnic Fun

    Warm weather and delicious fresh foods make picnics a perfect summer outing while enjoying the beauty of nature! Getting together with family and friends in combination with a healthy meal is always a recipe for a good time. A picnic that includes water fun makes a great hot-weather destination. Bring your picnic to Fantasy Fountain in Kid's … [Read more...]

    Localicious: Sauerkraut – A Tradition Reborn, One “Culture” At A Time

    You may wonder how our ancestors were able to preserve food without refrigerators, freezers, and modern canning techniques. Well, you could say that in addition to cellars, lacto-fermentation (lactic acid preservation) was their best friend. Cultured and fermented foods have been a part of most diets for as long as we can tell. Whether fermented … [Read more...]