I make my own broths and stocks almost every week now. I learned a lot about their healing benefits from the GAPS diet books, which are treasure troves of information. There is a difference between bone broth and meat stock- bone broth can be too strong/ stimulating for some gut issues. For a comprehensive guideContinue reading “Meat stock and Bone Broth”
We eat oysters as often as possible around here! How good are they are to eat? To learn more, see Alex Fergus’ compilation of info about oysters. But let me just say Minerals! (Zinc, selenium, copper, iodine, magnesium!) Vitamin B-12! and so many others. The copper is a really important one – needed for ironContinue reading “Oyster Po Boys”
l learned about the dietitian Diana Rogers and her work from her movie Sacred Cow. If you have not seen it, you must check it out. It is very inspiring. It will make you question eating a vegan diet. Diana is a self described “Real food nutritionist” and sustainabilty advocate. She is offering an onlineContinue reading “Sustainavore online course”
I talk about this a lot – it is important to avoid artificial fragrances as much as possible. They are linked to all kinds of health issues, namely estrogen dominance because many are xenoestrogens, or estrogen mimicing substances in our bodies. This is not a problem only for women, men and even children can sufferContinue reading “Fragrance free soap”
We visited New Entry Sustainable Farming Project’s new site at Moraine Farm in Beverly. It was beautiful. The whole place is inspiring!
We just LOVED the sculptures, mini golf and tiny farm at Big Stone in Minnetrista, Minnesota.
These big beautiful leaves are purple on their underside. They have a sortoff savory-cinnamon scent. They can be eaten raw, wrap meat or rice in them and chow down.
Did you know that marmalade is a health food? I am partial to the Thursday Cottage brand (they also make splendid lemon curd, which we call “Sunshine in a jar” at my house). There are numerous naturally occuring chemicals in citrus peels. For example, I learned from health coach Travis Burch that limonene supports theContinue reading “Marmalade- a health food?!”