Keeping your Broth Safe

Do you worry about how long you can keep your broth safely in the frig?  Concerned about leaving it out on counter?  Want to know how to tell if your broth’s gone bad?   Stop worrying.  Here’s your answers. On average, your broth will be good for five days in the frig.  How long  will depend on … [Read more...]

Olé to Jennifer McGruther’s Yucatan Lime Soup

Saveur magazine says we can find "the soul of Mexico in the soups of the streets and the markets."  In San Miguel de Allende last fall, I savored the "soul food" of earthy chiles, slow-braised meats and plenty of "offal" tripe. This year I look forward to indulging in all possible variations on … [Read more...]

Old Stewing Hens: Jennifer McGruther’s “Souper Secret”

When it comes to brothmaking, not all chickens are alike. Julia Child made that clear back in 1962 when she introduced the "Chicken Sisters" Miss Broiler, Miss Fryer, Miss Roaster, Miss Caponette (a rooster who had either gone "on the pill" or under the knife), Miss Stewer and Old Madam Hen.   She … [Read more...]

“Bone Brains” and More! Win Your Copy of This New Cookbook for Children Now!

Is Nourishing Traditions your Food Bible?   If so, then you are going to love The Nourishing Traditions Cookbook for Children: Teaching Children to Cook the Nourishing Traditions Way.    Enter our raffle below for a chance to win your copy now.   There's no better gift for your children, … [Read more...]

Mom on a Mission Wins Golden Plow Award

  Elaine Boland of Fields of Athenry Farm near Purcellville, Virginia, is a mom on a mission to heal chronic illness with nourishing broth. Her passion comes from knowing broth played a major role in restoring the health of her daughter Bernadette, who was diagnosed with Cushing Disease … [Read more...]

Broth for Weight Loss? Think Glutamine and the Gut

Can broth help us maintain a perfect weight?   Many old diet books advise we start each meal with a cup of broth or a bowl of soup.  The commonsense idea is to fill up sooner, eat less and meet our weight loss goals. Now a pilot study from Brazil suggests that glutamine could help us build a … [Read more...]

Glutamine and the Microbiome: Can It Help Us Attain our Ideal Weight?

Does glutamine have the "right stuff" to help us build a healthy microbiome?  And will the right population of wee beasties and microorganisms help us reach a healthy weight? That's the good news from Brazil where a pilot study showed that a daily dose of 30 grams of glutamine significantly … [Read more...]

Is There a Natural Remedy for Cellulite? Think Bone Broth

  Is cellulite inevitable? Dr. Kaayla Daniel doesn't think so.  In this video she shares the good news that we don't need to be super skinny or super fit to get rid of it.    While it's true that cellulite is a matter of fat deposition, it's not caused by overweight or flabbiness.   … [Read more...]

Sally’s Best Roast Beef for Easter

by Sally Fallon Morell For Easter dinner, we traditionally serve roast beef.  Normally I opt for exclusively grass-fed beef, but make an exception at Easter in order to get a roast that has plenty of fat on it. When we are in California for Easter,  visiting family, we make the trek to the … [Read more...]

Confused about Broth, Glutamine and MSG? Here’s the Facts

Confused about broth, glutamine and MSG?    Lots of people are, so let's clear up the confusion once and for all. First of all, glutamine is not MSG.   Rather, glutamine is a conditionally essential amino acid that is critical for gut, brain and immune health.   That said, some people sensitive … [Read more...]