Showing posts from September, 2013

Easy Homemade Bone Broth

"Good broth will resurrect the dead." – South American proverb OK listen up! Homemade bone broth is one of the most nourishing and healing things you can add to your diet. Full stop. I truly can't express this enough. Homemade broth is loaded with minerals, amino acids, antioxidants, collagen and gelatin, which have a vast amount of nutritive and healing properties that I will tell you more about down below. Want to talk about "superfoods"...forget goji berries, insert BONE BROTH. It's truly a healing elixir. Bone broth has been traditionally consumed for years and in a variety of cultures. It is incredibly easy and inexpensive to make, and it taste so much better than store bought stocks that are made with fillers and additives–some even contain MSG! And no, boxed stocks do not contain the powerful healing abilities of homemade broth. Sorry! I can't tell you how many people have told me about their miraculous comebacks from flus, digestive diso

DIY Skin Salve for Dry,Itchy or Irritated Skin

Wow, it's been a long time since I've done a post! It's been a busy and beautiful summer so far with time flying by as it does. My summer highlights include a lovely vacation in the Philippines, working and catching up with friends in my beloved city of San Francisco, hanging with family and meeting my beautiful new niece, Elliot. Although I am terribly missing my man who is still in HK, I'm feeling incredibly blessed with all of the amazing and awesome people in my life–both near and far. A couple of weeks ago, I arrived in my homeland of Texas and am happily creating in a familiar kitchen again after several weeks of nomadic living. My sweet Mom is helping me brew up some delicious recipes, which are coming in the weeks ahead so stay tuned. This week I want to share with you my most recent kitchen experiment. For those of you that aren't aware, I'm in love with natural skin care products and essential oils–kind of obsessed actually. The products my skin tend