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 veggies for years and I never knew how much it…

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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 meat and bones and you got broth/stock, right?” Well,…

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#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 around the Duchess County Fairground at my favorite country…

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