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,… 

Read More »

I'd love FREE updates in my inbox!

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… 

Read More »

I'd love FREE updates in my inbox!

Safe Grilling Tips

Safe Grilling Tips

Memorial Day weekend marks the start of dog days of summer. Most people are excited about the relaxing weekend, filled with fun outdoor activities. But this popular holiday weekend also means outdoor BBQ’s parties, creating hazardous smoke that contribute to air pollution. While enjoying the start of the summer is fun, you should know a… 

Read More »

I'd love FREE updates in my inbox!

What is Real Food?

what is real food by ecokaren

When I think of food, I think of foods that are made with whole ingredients, like meat, vegetables, spices and herbs, like the way our grandmothers cooked. But then, there are processed foods that are made with ingredients with food additives that companies sneak into our foods; foods like processed meat products, condiments, and sauces. Of course,… 

Read More »

I'd love FREE updates in my inbox!

Who Owns that Organic Lettuce in Your Fridge?

who owns organic by ecokaren

When farmers market is not in season and I can’t buy loose organic greens from my favorite farmer Little Seed Garden, I buy packaged ones from Earth Bound Farms. Yes, it’s not the best option but when I want organic greens in dead of winter, I rather buy them from a reputable farm than loose… 

Read More »

I'd love FREE updates in my inbox!

Facts and Straight #GMOtalk: FREE Virtual Conference with Experts

GMO-what-you-need-to-know-conf

The chemical and food companies spent over $70 million against campaigns to defeat genetically modified organism (GMO) foods in Washington and California last year. Monsanto recently launched a new campaign, trying to dis-spell GMO facts and to confuse consumers. We are eating GMO’s without labels and we can’t tell what we are eating every day…. 

Read More »

I'd love FREE updates in my inbox!