Milk does not come from plants, beans, hemp, rice or anything else. The FDA regulates all dairy products but until now has not regulated “alternative plant based milks” so these alternative products have been able to evade FDA regulatory authority and have invaded the dairy case. This summer the FDA announced that they would now defend the definition of milk and enforce labeling that only allows milk from mammals to carry and be defined by the word “milk”. The FDA says, “Cows lactate, beans don’t.”.Read More
Making sour cream at home is a rewarding project. It's fresh, smooth, and delicious, whether made from pasteurized cream or raw cream. When using raw cream, there are special considerations, discussed below, followed by complete instructions for making raw sour cream.Read More
Raw dairy products never go “expired” or bad. Compared to processed dairy products that can mold after the expiration date, raw milk simply evolves and naturally sours. After raw milk starts to sour, it does not become harmful. Many find that sour raw milk can even be evolved to another delicious product, like raw sour cream. Here are 4 EASY TIPS to keep Organic Pastures Raw Milk as fresh Tasting (for as long as possible before naturally souring)Read More
Unprocessed 'raw' dairy contains ancient, diverse, and complete nutrients. Raw milk is the first food of life, but the essential nutrients are altered by processing (pasteurization and homogenization). Whether A1 or A2, nutrients from raw milk are completely bio-available, unaltered, and keep our bodies healthy.
It is our opinion that both A1 and A2 milk, and all other protein variations found in unprocessed milk are extremely healthy. Raw milk is a whole complete food. Processed milk is not. Organic, pasture-grazed raw dairy is the best choice.
Current retail available A2 branded milk is pasteurized; often UHT (ultra-high heat) pasteurized. The A2 Corporation markets their A2 protein milk as healthier for you, yet they subject the proteins to very high temperatures to prolong shelf life.Read More
A recent opinion article by Vidhi Jhaveri repeated the same old, tired message of unsafe risky raw milk with no benefits (“Raw milk needs to be regulated,” Viewpoints, July 2).
Why would a well-trained pediatrician ever advocate for highly allergenic processed milk? After all, breast milk is not sterile, processed or heated.Read More
OP new GOLDEN Whole Raw Kefir is made by culturing our whole raw milk with 10 specialized bacteria colonies (in addition to the bio-diverse colonies of beneficial bacteria naturally found in our raw organic milk). It is cultured for 36-48 hours to achieve a pH of approximately 3.8. OP Whole Raw Kefir is deliciously smooth and very drinkable! Raw Kefir contains special prebiotics, which feeds and protects gut bacteria. Three (3) spices are then added after culturing has finished enhancing its flavor profile. Organic Ginger, Turmeric, and Cinnamon are popular and well known for their powerful health benefits.Read More
Watch this video about my personal journey, struggle, and natural remedy to maintain and drastically increase my breast milk supply. Learn how I had my aha “raw milk in/ raw milk out" moment...
For many breastfeeding mothers, low milk supply is a constant worry and can be very stressful. Stress can lead to other issues, which include even lower milk supply to the nursing mother. It seems we cannot catch a break. Sometimes it feels as if there is no natural solution. Often mothers turn to tonics, pills, supplements, teas, recommended foods, herbs, diets, or too much water. Fortunately, there can be an extremely natural aide to increasing lactation supply in a quick and easy way.Read More