Get out and play this Father’s Day!
This weekend (and every weekend), show dad how much you care by getting him out for some fun.
Exercise is good for all of us and our immunity. But is so much more fun when done (safely) with family.
We are talking about a gift that is easy, cheap and fun but mo...
Clay is a really important element!
The number one thing that most people forget about VitaClay is that we’re cooking with Clay and Clay is a really important element. Our ancestors have been using clay for over 6000 years. Why? Because our ancestors know that Clay helps heat slowly and release ...
Purslane, an edible weed you probably already have in your backyard. Did you know this powerful garden weed has some amazing health benefits?
It is rich in vitamin A which is a natural antioxidant value. It can play role in vision healthy mucus membranes and to protect from lung and oral cavity ...
Did you know today is national wine day?
What a holiday!
Wine is great to drink and even has health benefits (when you limit it to at most one glass per day) but have you experimented with wine in your dishes?
Cooking with wine adds a unique flavor profile that is hard to duplicate in any othe...
We are extending our warmest gratitude to all who joined and supported our Giveaways! ⠀
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We will DM and email the winners and send out their prizes next week!
Every meal counts so make th...
Did you know today is national “Eat What You Want” Day?
That’s really funny to me because I really do pretty much eat what I want every day.
For many people saying that isn’t necessarily a good thing… because they end up craving foods that aren’t good for them (or their health)!
Today is a celebration of everything Mexican, and who doesn’t love Mexican food??
It may be a bit intimidating to make your own Mexican food, but restaurant food can be problematic when they don’t use ingredients you’d use at home, like MSG or cheap vegetable oils (which are toxic).
Rainy spring days usher in the fun and warmth of summer…
In the meantime rainy days are great for staying in and eating comfort food!
But comfort food is usually not very healthy…
What if you could make your favorite comfort food recipes quickly, easily, and without guilt?
Check out the recip...
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...
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.
Allll the meals
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 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...
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 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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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