Digestive Wellness

Chicken Bone Broth...Plain & Simple!

  Everything old is new again and chicken bone broth or bone broths in general are no exception…hallelujah!  Take my word, you will begin to hear more and more about the health benefits of bone broth these days and about little restaurants/brotheries serving it up in all its glory down the way from the juice bar! I mean, just the other …

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Touting Tallow & Slow-Cooker Brisket -- Italian Style!

I know we’ve all had some dry and tough brisket in our day and so we’re a bit shy about cooking this sinewy piece of meat.  But, fear no more, this is the easiest and tastiest way to cook brisket.  And, who doesn’t want a good meaty dish right here in the dead of winter? I bought this grass-fed brisket from …

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Easy Homemade Sour Cream!

  Sometimes it’s surprising how the simplest thing can bring me such joy! For instance, this probiotic-rich sour cream is so easy to make, satisfies my palette and gut!  My palette, because it is so creamy with a little sour and my gut, because the beneficial bacteria are helping to boost my immune system…and who doesn’t need that?  Plus you spend …

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Rendering Duck Fat & Other Duck Delights!

The French really know and have known forever how to consume fabulous fats that are good for them.  Their motivation to eat lots of duck fat, pate’, butter, cream and cheeses was not because they supported their health necessarily but because they taste great and make food oh so satisfying! I’m sure y’all have heard about the southwest region of France …

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Chef Shane's Top 10 Reasons to Eat "Healthy" Fats!

There are way more than 10 reasons to eat a steady diet of healthy fats but I thought the ones listed below would give you something to really hang your hat on and inspire you to eat more of the good stuff!  I’m such a visual learner and I wish I could find pictures that would drive each one of …

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