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Homemade Bone Broth ~ How to Make Chicken Stock ~ Vitaclay Organic Crock n' Stock Pot

Homemade Bone Broth ~ How to Make Chicken Stock ~ Vitaclay Organic Crock n' Stock Pot

Vita Clay Organic Clay Crock 'n Stock Pot | Review & Demo Recipe

Vita Clay Organic Clay Crock 'n Stock Pot | Review & Demo Recipe

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This One Trick Could Save You Hundreds on Your Food Bill 😳

This One Trick Could Save You Hundreds on Your Food Bill 😳

Did you know tomorrow is “Stop Food Waste Day?” Do you ever consider how much food is wasted at your house?  I was talking to a friend the other day about grocery bills each month and she was saying that since she became very careful about not wasting ANY food, she is actually saving several hund...
If You Don’t Do This Are You Even a Mom? 😅

If You Don’t Do This Are You Even a Mom? 😅

Mother’s Day is fast approaching, and as I have become a mother I have come to appreciate all of the things my mom did for us that I never realized.  Late nights Allll the meals Advice Comfort Hugs and encouragement Building us up so we believed we could do anything Always being there to listen w...
Antiaging Longevity Food - Steamed Japanese Yams

Antiaging Longevity Food - Steamed Japanese Yams

#antiaging #longevity food - Steamed Japanese yams cooked in whole in my vitaclay for 40 minutes or an hour! Perfect texture with natural sweetness. Rich in vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients. Eating a sweet potato might help you chase away the blues, Improves Your Mood. Japanese sweet potat...

Can Your Kids Do THIS?? 👀

Can Your Kids Do THIS?? 👀

Tomorrow is “Take Daughters & Sons to Work Day!”  Have you ever taken your kids to work with you? How do you think that would go?  I think that it’s great to take any opportunity to teach our kids what real life is like, whether it be taking them to work, helping around the house, doing chore...
Anti-inflammatory immune-boosting FRENCH ONION SOUP IN BEER

Anti-inflammatory immune-boosting FRENCH ONION SOUP IN BEER

Anti-inflammatory immune-boosting FRENCH ONION SOUP IN BEER helps relieve allergy too-tomorrow is National Beer Day! Did you know that beer is actually good for you? Beer is a traditional food, and if brewed right, can be a healing food! The traditional beer brewing process uses probiotic bacte...
The Secret 🤫  to Long Life and Great Health

The Secret 🤫 to Long Life and Great Health

Did you know that intentional thankfulness can improve your health?  We know that stress and worry are causes of illness and chronic disease, but sometimes we focus on this negative instead of what we can do positively to reverse or offset that.  And there are plenty of things we can do.  Just sp...

Buried in TAXES? 🤓 Let Dinner Make Itself!

Buried in TAXES? 🤓 Let Dinner Make Itself!

If you are buried in piles of paperwork, you may not have the energy to get up and make dinner for the family--but we’ve all got to eat! 

Don’t let that pizza or fast food call your name--VitaClay to the rescue! 

Pack a Lunch and GO! 🥪

Pack a Lunch and GO! 🥪

Do you ever pack a lunch?  Whether it's for work, school, a picnic or a road trip, packing lunches can be an affordable way to make sure everyone eats healthy even when on the go or away from home.  What are your brown-bag go-to's when you pack a lunch?  When you know you will need to pack severa...
What if BEER Was Actually Healthy?? 🍻

What if BEER Was Actually Healthy?? 🍻

We hope you all had a wonderful Easter weekend full of the celebration of new life that Spring brings.   On another note, did you know tomorrow is National Beer Day?  When you think of beer you may think of your college days and drunken parties, or relaxing after work with a cold one.  But did yo...

New Normal: The Joke's (NOT) On You! 🤡

New Normal: The Joke's (NOT) On You! 🤡

It was just April Fool’s, and this past year may feel like it’s a big prank on all of us in one way or another, but as we step onto the road to collective recovery and healing, it’s time to look ahead and each think about what it takes to be healthy.  We believe health is a choice we make every d...
Take a Peek! 👀 What’s on Your Table? 

Take a Peek! 👀 What’s on Your Table? 

This weekend is Easter Sunday and many families come together for a family meal after the Easter service at church.  What is on your table this weekend?  Do you have a special Easter meal that you cook for your family, or a special side dish you bring to the holiday gathering?  VitaClay is here t...
Got Allergies? Here's the Secret to Beating Them!

Got Allergies? Here's the Secret to Beating Them!

Springtime is finally here!  Spring is a time of life, color and vibrance. All the world explodes with color: green trees, wildflowers in the field, and blooms everywhere!  Spring is beautiful, but many people dread spring because of… ALLERGIES!  Do you suffer from seasonal allergies, or any ot...

St. Paddy’s Day in Style  🍀😎

St. Paddy’s Day in Style  🍀😎

Authentic holiday and ethnic dishes used to intimidate me.  I thought if I didn’t grow up in a certain place or eating a certain thing, I just couldn’t make it myself.  But why can’t I? Traditional ethnic dishes are often the simplest to prepare, because they have perfected it to an art to pass d...
DON’T FORGET! Spring Forward Saturday, and Dinner’s in the Bag!

DON’T FORGET! Spring Forward Saturday, and Dinner’s in the Bag!

We’re about to SPRING FORWARD into longer, warmer days. That means more sunshine, more outdoor activities, and more fun!  Spring Break, Memorial Day weekend, Summer break, July 4th…. Sunshine and holidays and fun! When the days are longer we have more things planned: sports and outings and fiel...
HEALTH THE RIGHT WAY: WITH EVERY BITE 🥑

HEALTH THE RIGHT WAY: WITH EVERY BITE 🥑

Happy Springtime (almost)!  Over the past year we've gotten a lot of health advice from experts: on TV, online, from doctors... and a lot of it contradicts other advice we hear.  As we approach the one year anniversary of Covid-19 and everything that has happened in our lives during this time, we...

Did You Know Black Beans Are Good For You?

Did You Know Black Beans Are Good For You?

Winter is the best time to nourish as our body is designed to absorb the rich and nutritional foods during cold season of the year. In TCM, when kidney is highly active, black beans are thought to tonify the Kidney Qi and nourish Yin and Blood. The Qi, or energy, of the Kidney system is essence f...
Colon Cleanse for a Healthy Gut

Colon Cleanse for a Healthy Gut

Why do a colon cleanse? According to Dr. Axe, a well-functioning colon is so important for overall well-being. Colon cleanse helps removing bacteria, heavy metal detox, eliminating excess fatty acids from the body. A colon cleanse can also impact the nervous system positively, which is why it mig...

Romantic Dinner Ideas on Valentine's Day

MEDITERRANEAN SLOW COOKED SHORT RIBS SERVED WITH POLENTA  Easy steamed lobsters CREAMY SHRIMP SCAMPI WITH PASTA IN 30 MINUTES VEGGIE MUSHROOM PASTA FAGIOLI SOUP 11 BEST VEGETARIAN SLOW COOKER RECIPES INDIAN COCONUT CURRY BUTTERNUT SQUASH BISQUE VEGETARIAN GUMBO EGGPLANT STEW WITH CHICKPEAS...

5 Things You Should Be Kind to Your Liver

5 Things You Should Be Kind to Your Liver

You only have one liver, it’s important to know how to look after it. Your liver is the largest organ inside your body and does hundreds of essential jobs. Fighting infection and disease Destroying poisons and drugs (including alcohol) Cleaning the blood Controlling the amount of cholesterol Pro...
Winter Nourishment with Soothing Chicken Soup for "Chi" or "Qi" and Beauty

Winter Nourishment with Soothing Chicken Soup for "Chi" or "Qi" and Beauty

Winter is a perfect season for nourishment! Enhance energy “chi” flow and balance “yin” and “yang” with chicken shiitake mushrooms, goji berries, astragalus, ginseng soup, also calls my beauty soup! Add these along with ginger, wine, and water in your VitaClay to brew for 2 hours. The reason I ad...
Self-Care and Social Distancing

Self-Care and Social Distancing

I had years of experience with social distancing before COVID-19 hit. My first-hand knowledge of being isolated, however, resulted from a mental disorder rather than a contagious virus. Anxiety and fear led me to over-exercise, under-eat, and study alone. I wasn’t motivated to manage my hygiene o...

Top Foods to Prevent Growing Gray Hair

Top Foods to Prevent Growing Gray Hair

Can Foods Prevent Grey Hair? Gray hair can be the result of a nutritional deficiency such as a lack of vitamins B-12 or B-9. However, it is also a result of the natural aging process -- as you get older, your chances of gray hair increase by 10 to 20 percent every 10 years after the age of 30. N...
Take Care of Yourself to Maintain Your Immunity and Stay Hydrated

Take Care of Yourself to Maintain Your Immunity and Stay Hydrated

Drinking hot tea, hot soups may help kill the coronavirus and minimize risk of contracting COVID-19. So stay dehydrated. Don’t forget to add Ginger, garlic, turmeric and onion in your soups as they are the perfect herb spices to help prevent from the coronavirus too! Stay safe and be well... ...
Winter Healing with Soup

Winter Healing with Soup

Creamy organic mushroom taro soup with turnip’s leaves. A perfect season and time of the year for healing... cooked in my #vitaclay for 30 minutes!

The Mighty Tangerine!

The Mighty Tangerine!

The Mighty Tangerine!  Well, tangerines are in season right now! Enjoy its juicy, vibrant burst of sweet citrus flavor, but did you know that you can use the peel of the tangerine to make a delicious tea, which can help to soothe what ails you? According to TCM, tangerine peel is famous for helpi...
Winter Healing with Brain Boosting Foods, VitaClay 12 Days of Giving

Winter Healing with Brain Boosting Foods, VitaClay 12 Days of Giving

Another good thing about winter is that it is full of Brain-Boosting foods! Leafy greens such as collards, kale & broccoli are full of vitamin K, lutein and beta carotene which may slow cognitive decline. Walnuts for healthy fats and memory. Oily fish like salmon and sardines are rich in ome...
Holiday Walk and Wassail - VitaClay 12 Days of Giving

Holiday Walk and Wassail - VitaClay 12 Days of Giving

Holiday Walk & Wassail  One way to brighten an unusual holiday season is to go for a long walk and enjoy all the beautiful lights. The cool weather will be refreshing and you will be doing something healthy while having fun! Call it a Holiday Twofer – a gift that keeps on giving! Walking is ...


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