Slow Cooker Bone Broth

This stuff is liquid gold for our insides. I like to make it in a slow cooker instead of on the stove because I find that less evaporates and you end up with more broth at the end. The bones add high levels of calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, protein and collagen- all essential for our own bone, joint, skin and hair strength. The particular protein it contains is in the form of amino acids called proline and glycene. Continue Reading →

Guerrilla Gardening

I think that one of the root causes of the obesity epidemic and skyrocketing rates of diseases caused by poor lifestyles (like diabetes and cardiovascular disease) is our general disconnection from the food we eat. We go to the store and it is all packaged very prettily, the vegetables have little to no dirt, the meats are quite indistinguishable from their original forms, free of feathers and all their other parts, nuts and seeds are already shelled and beans are free from their husks. Continue Reading →