Homemade Tallow Face & Body Butter Recipe

 

What?  Did I say Tallow?  Isn’t that beef fat?  Why yes it is!  But wait….don’t go away!  Let me tell you about the amazing healing and nourishing properties of grass-fed tallow for your skin!  I am going to show you how to make your own Tallow Balm for your face and body!  For this recipe you will want to choose a grass-fed tallow from sustainable, ethical and holistic farming practices.  This will provide you with a clean and pure, nutrient-dense vitamin cream with the a fatty acid profile similar to that of the membrane of our human cells.

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10 Kitchen Favorites

 

I thought it would be fun to share some of my Kitchen Favorites with all of you today.  Some are new and some I’ve had for years.  My kitchen is my favorite room in my home.  It is a place of family gatherings, good times with friends, cooking for others (one of my most favorite things to do) and for trying new recipes.  It is a place where I love to sit and have a cup of coffee or tea while reading, talking to friends on the phone or spending time with my family while we prepare a meal together.  The kitchen brings us together.  It is a place of community and culinary wellness.  It is where we prepare food to heal our bodies and our minds.  My kitchen is my haven.

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Making Delicious Immune-E-Tea!

 

Now more than ever it is important to be taking care of our gut health and our immune system!  They are so closely related!  Our immune system is made in our gut so it is imperative that we are taking care of it!  Here is a simple recipe for a delicious tea with immune boosting  properties and ingredients.

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Delicious Wild Caught Flounder Croquettes (Gluten Free)

 

Hi Everyone!!  It has been a while since I have posted!  I hope you are all doing well!  Over the past few weeks I have been experimenting in my kitchen and I made these delicious fish croquettes!  If you are a fan of crab cakes, you will love these!  For these croquettes, I used flounder, however, I am sure they would be just as delicious with salmon, crab, perch, tilapia……whatever fish you would like to try.  The recipe is simple and I am sure your family and friends will approve!

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Roasted Walnut Pesto and Italian Honeymoon Memories

I LOVE pesto and if you do as well, you’ll definitely want to give this delicious recipe a try.  Growing up, my Italian family (on my mom and dad’s side) never ate pesto as part of our traditional Italian cuisine.  The first time I had pesto, it was made by my mother-in-law before my husband and me were even married.  She used fresh basil from her garden along with roasted pine nuts.  She served it over pasta, and it was out of this world!  The second time that I had pesto, other than from my mother-in-law, was when my husband and I were on our honeymoon and we had the most delicious pesto at a pizzeria in Portofino, Italy called El Portico.

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Easy Grass-Fed Beef With Mixed Vegetables

One of my most favorite things to do is to cook in my kitchen.  There is something about preparing a delicious meal for my family and friends.  But sometimes, especially after a long day at work, I just want to make something that is quick, easy AND delicious.  And if it can be reheated the next day for lunch or combined with eggs for breakfast….well that is a double win!

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Healthy Sun Exposure – It’s Your Best Source of Vitamin D! And A Recipe For Homemade, Non-Toxic Sunscreen

Vitamin D

Vitamin D is actually not a vitamin, it is a potent maintenance and repair hormone, neurological hormone and epigenetic hormone influencer and it is responsible for regulating over 2000 genes in our body.  Yes, that is right, some of our genes can be influenced by our environment, our nutrition and even our thoughts.  Scientists have discovered that there are only about 3000 genes that differentiate us from animals and 2000 of these genes are regulated by Vitamin D! It is imperative to have a sufficient amount of Vitamin D to help us be disease free.

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Low Carb/Keto Sesame Parmesan Flax Seed Crackers

As you may already know, grain-free crackers can be quite expensive in the grocery store.  Here is a quick and easy way to make your own at home with even better ingredients!  These are delicious with dips, almond butter, sunflower seed butter or even some grass-fed butter.  Did you know that only 2 tablespoons of ground flaxseeds provide 133% of the daily value for omega-3 fats?  Yep!  They are the the number one source of omega-3s!  Flaxseeds have cardiovascular benefits, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits, they support digestive health, they have been shown to benefit post-menopausal symptoms such as reduced hot flashes, and they have even been shown to reduce the risk for some cancers.  Flaxseeds are a great source of copper, vitamin B1, manganese, fiber, phosphorous, magnesium and selenium.

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