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Happiness Class: USA Meat Processing by Northstar Bison

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Happiness Class: USA Meat Processing by Northstar Bison

"80% (beef)And 20%...?Not sure what to add to that but when you drive down the freeway and see "100% Beef" on a billboard as a proud marketing differentiator, it makes you want to swerve into a guardrail.Cheaper is enticing, and we naturally look for what we want to see. And marketers know that. I have a friend who used to run a very large processing facility in Texas. He is extremely passionate about processing and producing good food. He now runs a large construction crew but has a meat processing set up in his garage that would make most small...

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Happiness Class: I Used To Be a CONSUMEah!

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Happiness Class: I Used To Be a CONSUMEah!

I grew up in Minnesota, birthplace of Target & Cub Foods! I learned early on about Big Store aisles and massive amounts of Stuff! I know the innovative people who started these chains had the best intentions! To feed & clothe people affordably! However, after discovering the true joy of real food, clothing and shelter consumed with purpose, I know now that I was addicted to the Stuff! All of it! I remember the thrill of "having money" (teacher salary haha!) and spending hours in Target searching and trying on and imagining all of the outfits, decorating, etc, etc for...

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HAPPINESS CLASS: Grass-fed Meats: The World's Best Kept Secret

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HAPPINESS CLASS: Grass-fed Meats: The World's Best Kept Secret

"The world's best kept secret regarding human health and the health of the environment is grass-fed beef and other grass-fed meats. No other form of food production approaches the earth-friendly, natural symbiotic relationship that exists between animals and the green leaf. The resulting grass-fed meats are the most perfect, complete food for man because the green leaf is the foundation food for all animals, including man. So when we eat a grass-fed critter, we get the total nutrient package in the most digestible form. Nothing beats it for us or the planet." -Slanker Meat E-Mail Newsletter 15 September 2017

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Happiness Class: "Shopping"

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Happiness Class: "Shopping"

January: Traditionally produced coconut oil, shredded coconut, and coconut cream (tropicaltraditions.com $239.98) Olive oil (2 bottles), cod liver oil, skate oil, turmeric, amla tablets (radiantlifecatalog.com $207.75) LEMONS!! LIMES!!! So exciting! The best time of year for these beauties! I buy 10 lbs from farms listed on localharvest.org to preserve for the rest of the year! (Fenton Family Farm $36.95) Sauerkraut (cabbage, sea salt) Season! One case for the year is a quart jar for every month. (Miller's Organic Farm $141.37)   Kale, swiss chard, spinach, parsley, cilantro, baby bok choy, watercress from River Market. Thank you @california! #sograteful #chlorophyl! #leafygreens...

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Happiness Class: Fat is Where It's At! Costa Rican Centenarians and Me

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Happiness Class: Fat is Where It's At! Costa Rican Centenarians and Me

I recently read about Costa Rican centenarians consuming 1 gallon of pork fat every month during their lengthy, healthy and happy lives! This is proving almost true for me! I use A LOT of fat for cooking and eating every month! Pork fat and bacon, chicken skin and fat (only from wild-diet animals), beef fat, bison fat, lamb fat (all from only grass-fed animals), olive oil, coconut oil, avocado oil (all traditionally processed) and duck fat, goose fat (only from wild-diet animals) when I can find it!

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