Beet Kvass Recipe by ecokaren

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

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 … [Read More...]

Homemade Bone Broth by ecokaren

How to make bone broth and why it’s healthy

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 … [Read More...]

#CLFair Goodies

Country Living Fair with Hometalk

I had an amazing opportunity to attend the annual Country Living Fair in Rhinebeck, NY, courtesy of, a few weeks ago. I had been cooking non-stop for my family's new GAPS diet for days and it was great to be out in the sun, walking … [Read More...]

easy sauerkraut recipe by ecokaren

Easy Sauerkraut Recipe and My Fail Proof Secret

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 … [Read More...]

heal your gut with gaps diet by ecokaren

Heal Your Gut with GAPS™ Diet

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. … [Read More...]