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The Ultimate ELIXIR for Flu & Cold Season

The first time that I utilized this star-shaped wonder, I had noticed that I was starting to come down with some type of wintertime illness. To my surprise, after drinking the anise soak, I never ended up getting sick, and the subtle symptoms vanished within 48 hours.


Bone Broth for Beautiful Skin (+VIDEO!)

Most people that eat gluten, grains, drink alcohol, and take antibiotics (which would be most Americans) have “leaky guts”; where things like toxins, microbes, undigested food particles, and more, can escape from your intestines and travel throughout your body via your bloodstream. Your immune system marks these “foreign invaders” as pathogens and attacks them. Bone Broth aids in the healing process and restoring the gut!

Why I’m Choosing to Cook with Cast Iron

Friends, say hello to my new baby ^. We’ve been wanting to make the switch from today’s chemical-ridden, go-to, pre-coated “non-stick” pans, to the seemingly old-fashioned choice in the kitchen, CAST IRON. I don’t know why, but it’s like I was procrastinating and “waiting for the right moment” to make the switch. Maybe it was because I wanted that moment of meeting my very own/first EVER cast iron skillet, to be perfect (that’s a foodie’s life problem for ya right there). Or perhaps I was just intimidated by the differences in cooking with, caring for, and routine I’d have to learn and adapt to. Well, whatever it was, I’m over it. Hubby & I picked up this beauty from Whole Foods yesterday, and I’m in love. I chose a Lodge Cast Iron grill pan. We are habitual steak-eaters, so this seemed like a perfect introduction in to the cast iron world. Now if you’re a cast iron newbie, like I am, here are a few reasons why you may want to look in to this “way-of-life”: Cast Iron …

Asian-Inspired Crockpot Pulled Pork RECIPE (+ VIDEO!)

WATCH THE QUICK & EASY-to-FOLLOW RECIPE VIDEO HERE: INGREDIENTS: -Pork Tenderloin -Sea Salt -Chinese 5-Spice Seasoning -Granulated Ginger -Granulated Garlic -Avocado Oil -16oz. Organic Chicken Broth -Coconut Aminos -Toasted Sesame Oil -Black Pepper – Parsley Flakes (finely-chopped) -1/2 Lemon -Chopped Green Onion STEPS: Take your (thawed or fresh) meat out of the refrigerator about 10 minutes before cooking. After rinsing and patting dry, rub meat entirely with sea salt, Chinese 5-spice, ginger, and garlic. Heat the avocado oil in a sauté pan on stove until about to smoke. (After allowing rubbed meat to rest for about 5-10 minutes) Sear the meat on all sides (about 2-3 minutes each), and then remove from all heat. Add chicken broth, coconut aminos, toasted sesame oil, black pepper, and finely chopped parsley to crock-pot. Place seared meat in to crock-pot. Squeeze the juice from 1/2 of a lemon over top of meat. Cover crock-pot with its’ lid and turn on ‘high’ heat for 4 hours (if in rush), or on ‘low’ for 8 hours (for more tender meat). Once …