How to Make Beet Kvass & Why It’s Good For You

Beet Kvass Recipe by ecokaren

GAPS diet has taken me on an interesting gastronomic journey and revelations. I knew fermented food was great but GAPS diet puts fermented foods all the way at the top of the list of good foods for gut health. I’ve been making and eating fermented veggies for years and I never knew how much it… 

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How to make bone broth and why it’s healthy

Homemade Bone Broth by ecokaren

Bone broth. I started seeing those two words all over the web recently. I wondered, what’s the big deal with bone broth? I always made my own chicken or veggie stock so I wondered, ‘What is the difference? Isn’t all broth the same? Just boil some meat and bones and you got broth/stock, right?” Well,… 

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Easy Sauerkraut Recipe and My Fail Proof Secret

easy sauerkraut recipe by ecokaren

You know I’m a kimchi mama, being Korean and all. But I don’t limit myself to just kimchi, when it comes to eating fermented veggies. I love eating any fermented vegetables, including fermented green cabbage and cucumbers. Since I grew up eating kimchi, I often crave salty, sour fermented foods with my meals. During hot… 

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Heal Your Gut with GAPS™ Diet

heal your gut with gaps diet by ecokaren

We are ending this week with one more post on gut health. I know I might sound like a broken record but I’ve been on a healing path to address my family’s health through addressing their gut. So excuse me if your think this topic is not “for” you. But I hope you’ll explore the… 

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Foods That Heal Your Gut

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Gut is like your second brain. It’s connected to your overall health in every way so I started my family on a journey to heal their gut two weeks ago. Their debilitating food allergies and Eczema were not getting better and they weren’t “out growing” them either. I couldn’t just recommend eliminating foods they were… 

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Oil Pulling or Oil Swishing – Does it work?

oil pulling does it work by ecokaren

When I first heard about “oil pulling”, I didn’t give it a second thought. It seemed a little too exotic to try, never mind recommend it to my family. Mind you, I’m open minded about alternative health practices – I’m a Chiropractor, after all – but when it comes to oral health, I don’t push… 

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