Better Than Botox – Homemade Bone Broth

One of my favorite things to make during the winter months is homemade bone broth. It may appear complicated, but making your own bone broth is a simple and affordable way to create a nutrient dense and flavorful meal – especially if you have an Instant Pot or other brand of pressure cooker. Bone broth has a wide range of health benefits, and should be incorporated as a healthy staple in every diet. Bone broth is one of the world’s best sources of collagen and gelatin. Collagen and gelatin help build connective tissues, which protect and cushion our joints as… Continue Reading →

Why eating fat won’t make you fat

Although it may seem like a logical sequence of events, eating fat will NOT make you fat. In fact, it is quite the opposite. Fats are an essential part of the diet for optimal health, acting as building blocks for cell membranes, aiding in the absorption of fat-soluble vitamins, and providing a slow-burning source of energy. Healthy fats help regulate energy absorption in the body, and actually slow the absorption of food, keeping our insulin and blood sugar levels stable. Foods with healthy fats provide a true feeling of satiety and fullness. Best of all, fats make our food taste… Continue Reading →