Stacy Says: Advice for Healthy Eating and Living

doug and stacy

Here are Stacy and Doug, homesteading experts and YouTube vloggers of “Off Grid with Doug and Stacy.”

Stacy says…

I was fortunate enough to hang out with YouTube vloggers and homesteaders Doug and Stacy at their Meet and Greet last November at Lehman’s, as were hundreds of our customers and their fans. We are pleased to announce that they are visiting again for our Country Living Workshop the last weekend in June, along with Joel Salatin of Polyface Farms and many respected local demonstrators.

Stacy gave such good advice on healthy eating and living during our visit {sorry, Doug} that I found myself saying to my husband and co-workers, “Stacy says …” over and over.

Below are a few nuggets of wisdom that stuck with me!

Shopping at the grocery: “Stacy says, the darker the food, the better it is for you. So buy purple grapes, dark red apples, and deep green vegetables.”

Ordering food in a restaurant: “Stacy says, ask which salad dressings are made in house – they are always the better choice.”

Trying out new recipes: “Stacy says, grow a small indoor or outdoor herb garden and season most of your meals with fresh herbs. Not only do they taste good, they are good for you.”

Herb Windowsill Box

Don’t have a lot of space? Use a windowsill box to grow your own fresh herbs. Available at Lehmans.com

Wondering if you have enough property to be a homesteader?: “Stacy says, grow what you can, where you are.”

Thirsty for a tall glass of water?: “Stacy says, drink water at room temperature, not ice cold. It will help your food digest more efficiently.”

Off Grid with Doug and Stacy

Editor’s Note: You can find Doug and Stacy on YouTube or Facebook. Or you can meet them in person at the Country Living Workshop at Lehman’s this June! Click here to register.

Glenda Ervin

About Glenda Ervin

Lehman's™ Vice President of Marketing and daughter of founder Jay Lehman. She has filled her home with Lehman's products, and enjoys the challenge of using low tech in a high tech life. In addition to media relations and advertising for Lehman's, she speaks to groups about the history of Lehman's and the unique growth of the family owned and operated business.