Sauces, Condiments & Spreads

  • Bone Broth January 8, 2015 Let’s try and think about the perfect food for supporting your joints. It would have to contain the exact nutrients that your body needs to build your joint tissue, right? So it would need to contain protein, but not just any protein. The exact ratio of amino acids (protein building blocks) for joint tissue synthesis. Your ...
  • Fermented Carrots March 24, 2017 Fermented foods are a staple in every single traditional culture, and their absence in the typical North American Diet, is likely a major contributor to poor health. I’ve written about gut heath and fermented foods many times on this blog already, so feel free to check out those posts: Sauerkraut Kombucha Coconut Yogurt Leaky Gut What Causes Leaky Gut Healing Leaky Gut  Sauerkraut ...
  • Homemade BBQ Sauce July 16, 2015 BBQ sauces are loaded with junky ingredients – sugar, vegetable oils, weird texturizers/emulsifiers etc. – which is why I like to make my own. To be fair, homemade BBQ sauces are definitely more work than buying one at the health food store (which are often cleaner than the regular grocery store, but still contain all ...
  • Homemade Salad Dressings – a DIY Tutorial and a Recipe Round Up! July 9, 2015 One of the processed foods I really caution my clients against is pre-made salad dressings. The reason for this is multi-factorial: The oil is always a vegetable oil. Even if it says “made with olive oil”. Check the ingredients list, olive oil will be listed after an industrial seed oil such as canola or soybean. This ...
  • Homemade Sunflower Seed Butter September 8, 2014 Nut and seed butters are a key pantry staple for quick grab and go snacks. While I absolutely love peanut butter, I’m careful with how much I eat because I have a sensitivity to legumes and recently I’ve noticed that it kind of makes my mouth tingle. That’s clearly not ideal! When I first started eating a ...
  • Mayo March 5, 2015 Mayonnaise has a very bad reputation, and honestly, that’s probably for good reason. At least that’s the case for the junk sold at the grocery store! Do you know what actually goes into real mayo? It’s simple: raw egg, oil and lemon or vinegar. Simple, straight forward and depending on the oil that you use, ...
  • Sauerkraut September 18, 2014 Recently I have had a lot of questions on my Instagram account about sauerkraut. What it is, how I use it, where I find it and why I’m so obsessed with it. So let’s chat about it! Sauerkraut is fermented cabbage. I know, that doesn’t sound so awesome, but trust me, it’s delicious! To be honest, ...

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