Author Archives: Samantha Prust

Bring on the Bitters

After a long hiatus collecting dust on the back shelf, bitters are back—and they’re not just for cocktails anymore. Here in Colorado, an enterprising bitters maker has found wild success. Shae Whitney, owner of the Dram Apothecary in Silver Plume, forages for wild herbs in her surroundings and uses them to concoct her own signature […]

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Want a free lunch? It’s as easy as Creamy Potato-Leek Soup! We invite you to sign up for our mailing list, if you haven’t already. New signups will receive our Feed Me! 5 Quick & Healthy Recipes eBook by Chef Briana Nervig, featuring five luscious and nutritious whole food recipes. The mailing list includes a […]

Support the Weston A. Price Foundation!

Because much of our modern food supply is laden with refined and synthetic ingredients, we need to support organizations that help us make informed decisions about the food we eat. One shining example of such an organization is the Weston A. Price Foundation (WAPF). WAPF was established in 1999 to preserve and carry on the important […]

Dr. Royal Lee, Rock Star

Avoid refined and processed foods. Who would argue with that? Yet one of the first people to propose this was targeted as a criminal by our own government at the time. Did that stop him? No way. Dr. Royal Lee saw it as his duty to alert the American public about food safety, despite the […]

Foster Farms Off the Hook

Foster Farms’ chicken has sickened 389 consumers with antibiotic-resistant strains of Salmonella Heidelberg since November 15, according to the CDC’s last count. The USDA issued a Public Health Alert about the outbreak on Oct 7, 2013. That’s alarming enough, but even worse is that 40% of those who contracted the bacteria have required hospitalization because […]

Doggie Diapers? No! Vasculin? Yes!

Abby enjoying the snow. by Samantha Prust with Tracie Hoffman, Vet Tech. My husband Dave and I rescued a 13-year-old shepherd mix named Abby. She is, of course, the sweetest, cutest, best dog in the universe. She is a member of our family, and we’re lucky to have found her. Unfortunately, older dogs don’t have […]

Katz Is Back at Selene River Press

Our grocery store shelves are filled with processed and refined foods that have been stripped of their nutritional value. That’s why it’s more important than ever for us to reclaim the food traditions that lead to better health—namely, fermentation. In The Art of Fermentation, Sandor Ellix Katz explores the many benefits of reclaiming this tradition, including […]

Super Nutrition for Babies Is Here!

In Super Nutrition for Babies, authors Katherine Erlich and Kelly Genzlinger tell you exactly “when, how, why, and what” to feed your baby in this invaluable guide to nutrition for every stage of your child’s growth. They recommend a focus on nutrient-rich foods and the elimination of refined and processed foods from both mother and baby’s […]

From the Ground Up

The Soul of Soil: A Soil-Building Guide for Master Gardeners and Farmers presents a solid and tested approach focused on helping gardeners and farmers educate themselves about basic sustainable soil management practices. As the authors note, we must remember that “we are all part of the soil ecosystem.” First published in 1983, The Soul of Soil is […]

Fix Your Gut with Internal Bliss

You’ll find over 150 recipes in 13 categories that go beyond breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert in Internal Bliss: Recipes Designed for Those Following the Gut and Psychology Syndrome™ Diet, published by International Nutrition, Inc. Gut and Psychology Syndrome™, or GAPS, was coined by Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride to describe the link between certain digestive and psychological […]

What Kind of Chicken Are You?

Are you an Arkansas hen or a Heartland hen? Find out what chickens can tell you about your response to stress and how it affects you in Farmacology: What Innovative Family Farming Can Teach Us About Health and Healing, a captivating book that connects sustainable agriculture to human health. Author Daphne Miller, M.D., supports her theories […]

Explore Selene River Press Resources

When you visit SRP, be sure to check out our Resources section. This is where you’ll find out about important educational events and nutrition health information from our site as well as from elsewhere on the web. The Events Calendar lists local, regional, and national events related to nutrition for patients, practitioners, and others interested […]

Happy Hunting at the Selene River Press Historical Archives

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Feed your brain with the SRP Historical Archives, a FREE database of articles from the earliest days of nutrition research. If you haven’t discovered the Selene River Press Historical Archives, you’re in for an eye-opening education. Here you’ll find a remarkable collection of research and commentary from the earliest days of nutrition science. There are […]

The Cookbook of Unknown Ladies

Unknown Ladies Cookbook

Even if you have no interest in making calf’s head hash, roasted hare, or cow heel, you’ll still want to visit this blog: The Cookbook of Unknown Ladies. Featuring handwritten recipes from a cookbook dating back to the 18th century, it provides a fascinating look at history and how our approach to food has changed […]

Check Out SRP’s New Blog and Sign up for the Weekly Blog Recap

At Selene River Press, we’re excited about our new website and our new blog. The SRP Blog is your new place to go to find out about important educational events, get luscious and healthy recipes, stay ahead with current nutrition news, read fascinating articles in the SRP Historical Archives, and find out valuable information in […]

The Most Intense of Vegetables…and the Most Nutritious

If you love beets, you probably already know that they’re good for you—very good. If you don’t love beets—well, you might want to revisit that because you’re missing out on a lot. Beets are, as Tom Robbins noted, “the most intense of vegetables.” And their intensity in color and flavor perfectly matches the strength of […]

What’s Lurking in Your Beer?

What’s in your beer besides beer? Take a look at this list from the Food Babe before you lift your glass. She includes high fructose corn syrup, propylene glycol, GMO sugars, artificial colorings, and other nasty stuff in a list you will find useful if you drink beer. Who would’ve thought there’d be ingredients in […]