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healing Home Remedies

How My Family Eats Liver

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Most of us know that eating liver is a good thing to do. We’ve heard rumors that this animal organ comes with benefits, hits many nails at once, and is especially beneficial for women.

I was raised in a suburb near Boston with limited access or exposure to traditional foods. There were definitely no cows grazing by the side of the road. We kept chickens and a garden though and my mother often fried up liver with bacon ‘n onions, which continues to be the only way I can eat liver to this day. That right there is the extent of my experience with liver, that is until I became a responsible, conscientious adult seeking ways to nourish my body 😏

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Fermented Cod Liver Oil

How We Take Fermented Cod Oil (FCLO)

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERANote: I am not an affiliate for Green Pastures. I am a group buyer to bring my community this oil at a reduced price.

We take fermented cod liver oil (FCLO) every day, twice a day, year round. My husband likes his straight-up without flavor, I like the chocolate butter blend, my oldest likes

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Healing Foods The Body Ecology Diet

Bones Worth Chewing: Benefits of Bone Marrow

Bone marrow is fatty, nourishing, and a remedy for healing the digestive/immune system. It is a primal super-food that was once considered ‘brain food’ by our ancestors whom relied on it for healthy fats plus protein and minerals.

What is bone marrow?

Bone marrow is the spongy tissue inside of bones. Think, an animal’s leg, hip, or thigh bones. Marrow contains a variety of valuable bone-building cells that can help to revitalize your body and promote good bone growth among many other things.

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gut health

8 Ways to Support your Inner Ecosystem

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Support your inner ecosystem (a.k.a digestive system) with some of the ideas I came up with over the years in my role as a nutritionist for people with digestive issues. Pregnant? Check out this article.

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My Kitchen Recipe

How To Soak Whole Grains ~ Traditional Recipe

food-grain-soaking-millet-hblWhole grains have been a principal food for thousands of years and are dang close to being a nutritionally complete food. Rich in amino acids, carbs, fiber, minerals, vitamins, and fat this ancient food strengthens us body with a warm, slow burning kind of energy and grain tastes pretty good too! We top ours with cultured butter, pesto, and hemp seeds! 

Unfortunately, grains also contain enzyme inhibitors and toxins – such as phytates, tannins, and goitrogens – that harm the body, especially the lining of the digestive tract; extending from mouth to the anus.