I’ve already written about the incredible benefits of consuming traditional bone broth during pregnancy, but this nutrient dense liquid is also amazing for babies! Unlike store bought broth or stock, which is cooked for only 45 minutes to 4 hours, bone broth is simmered for quite a long time. As the broth simmers, nutrients leach from the bones, leaving you with a wonderfully nourishing and flavorful liquid.Read More
Offering children a variety of foods helps to broaden their palates, but "sour" is an important flavour that isn't usually given to little ones in western cultures. Traditionally fermented foods are a wonderful way to introduce sour flavours. Many children consume highly processed foods that are overwhelmingly sweet and salty. Giving fermented foods to children from an early age can actually lessen their desire to over consume sweet foods.Read More
Homemade bone broth is nutrient dense and inexpensive to make. Traditional cultures placed a special emphasis on using the whole animal, and therefore consumed this flavorful and health giving substance often. Unfortunately the practice of using bones to make broth in this traditional way is no longer as popular.
Unlike store bought broth or stock, which is cooked for only 45 minuets to 4 hours, bone broth is simmered for quite a long time. As the broth simmers, minerals and other nutrients leach from the bones into the water, leaving you with an incredibly nourishing liquid. This is a wonderful thing for anyone to consume, but it can be especially beneficial for pregnant and breastfeeding women.Read More
True health isn’t just the absence of disease. Health means that your body is running as optimally as it can. When things are imbalanced, your body generously provides you with many tell-tale signs that are experienced as symptoms. Most people are not used to listening to these signs and recognizing them as the clear warning message that they are. The symptoms are often thought of as normal. Just because something is common does not mean that it is normal, and it certainly doesn’t mean that it is healthy. True health is symptom free. We are given drugs to cover up the symptoms, but they do nothing to address the underlying problem. People take pills to “fix” themselves, but the steps aren’t being taken to obtain true health.Read More