Nutrition

Homemade Elderberry Syrup

This stuff is wonderful for the dreadful coughs, flu and sore throats! Makes about 6-8 small bottles of elderberry syrup Ingredients 1/2 – 3/4 cup organic, dried elderberries order elderberries here 3 cups filtered water 3/4 – 1 cup raw, local, unfiltered honey Instructions Place dried elderberries (or 1 cup fresh, ripe elderberries if you have…

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Homemade Chicken Stock aka Bone Broth

Homemade Chicken Stock aka Bone BrothChicken stock is the secret to many recipes. Not only is it packed with flavor it is FILLED with tons of nutrition and healthy benefits. It is packed full of minerals easily absorbed by our bodies, and the gelatin in the bones is essential for proper gut health. 1 Whole free-range pastured…

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Whole food Cheat sheet.

Below is a great, wholesome food list. There are many lists out there, but this is what my family is most congruent with. We eat mostly a Paleo diet, with some raw dairy, and some gluten free soaked grains (in moderation). Please understand, everyones diet is unique and different.  Everything on this list is wholesome, real…

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Why Grass Fed?

  Cattle were not designed to eat grains. And because of that, their diet of grains in factory farms largely contributes to the negative aspects of eating beef. Cows by nature are naturally grass-grazing animals. When they are fully grown unfortunately the diets of most cattle, organic and conventional are switched from grass to grain in…

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Kombucha~The Importance of Fermented Foods

Now we all have heard of this mystery drink. Some are rather scared of it but let me tell you, once you make it, and flavor it to your liking, it will be out of this world! Kombucha is a drink made out of tea, sugar, a symbiotic colony of bacteria, and yeast. This bacteria is…

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