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Home Cooking Made Easy

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Healing with Food

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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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How is VITACLAY different from pressure cookers and conventional slow cookers? Part I.

How is VITACLAY different from pressure cookers and conventional slow cookers? Part I.

Everyone wants a quick, easy and healthy meal on the dinner table without sacrificing family time. We know the exact ingredients and nutrients we want to put in our bodies and feed our families. Now, between pressure cookers, VITACLAY and conventional slow cookers, how do I make a choice? We will...
Achieve the Benefits of Superfood Mushrooms

Achieve the Benefits of Superfood Mushrooms

Despite being a fungus, mushrooms have been widely used by various cultures for centuries. Mushrooms are popular nowadays in a diverse selection of recipes. What more, there are a variety of slow cooker recipes with mushrooms.

Updated Instructions for the New and Improved VitaClay Stock Pot and Yogurt Maker!

Updated Instructions for the New and Improved VitaClay Stock Pot and Yogurt Maker!

Click Here to See Our New Comprehensive Cooking Chart A lot of our customers were super excited when we came out with a bigger VitaClay: a 6 quart stock pot that could make larger batches of broth, stock, yogurt, and other batch meals to freeze for the week, like soups and stews. And it is pre...

Don’t Be Like the Pearsons: Update Your Slow Cooker!

Don’t Be Like the Pearsons: Update Your Slow Cooker!

I LOVE the show “This is Us.” Such a great show--I watch it every week, and like the rest of America I am devastated about the house fire shown in the most recent episode, along with the dire results of that fire.   In last week’s episode we see that the house fire, which has been alluded to...
Cut Down Your Holiday Workload with Fabulous Make-Ahead Meals!

Cut Down Your Holiday Workload with Fabulous Make-Ahead Meals!

The holidays are a great time to get together with friends and family, and to have a warm, cozy meal together. If you are the host, however, it might not be so relaxed. You spend a day or two cleaning the house, all day cooking and preparing the meal and the settings, and all of the meal-time mak...
Your Holiday Table: 8 Great Nutrients and Superfoods to Include this Year

Your Holiday Table: 8 Great Nutrients and Superfoods to Include this Year

For most people, the holidays are a special time of gathering together with family and friends for food and great company. We look forward to our favorite holiday comfort foods all year long. Usually we put our diets on hold and allow ourselves to indulge in all of the decadence around us at part...

The Solution to the Problem of Diabetes

The Solution to the Problem of Diabetes

Chances are, your life has been touched in some way by diabetes. You may have had a short bout of gestational diabetes while pregnant, you may know a friend or relative who suffers from it or you may have diabetes yourself. In fact, the World Health Organization states that the number of people w...
Garlic: The #1 Cancer-Fighting Veggie on Earth!

Garlic: The #1 Cancer-Fighting Veggie on Earth!

Cancer is the 2nd leading cause of death in the U.S. that plagues the human condition. But what if I told you there's one powerful vegetable that can eradicate multiple forms of cancer without harming human cells? Not just breast cancer, not just stomach cancer, but multiple forms of cancer at th...
Childhood Obesity and What You Can Do About it!

Childhood Obesity and What You Can Do About it!

Childhood obesity is a growing issue in modern society, where kids often stay inside more and play outside less, while consuming more and more processed and high-sugar junk foods. Childhood diabetes is on the rise, a disease which was unheard of just a few decades ago. If we are going to help our...

5 Celebrity Inspired Recipes with VitaClay!

5 Celebrity Inspired Recipes with VitaClay!

Celebrity chefs, food bloggers and food channels are all the rage these days, from Rachel Ray to Gordon Ramsay, from doctors to professional chefs and everyday moms. And for great reason! We all know that feeding our families healthy, fresh food that we make at home can make a huge difference in ...
Customer Win: Tony’s Weight-Loss Journey with VitaClay!

Customer Win: Tony’s Weight-Loss Journey with VitaClay!

We love hearing from our customers the ways VitaClay has helped them become healthier: from weight loss to the ease with which they can create whole, healthy meals for their families, thereby cutting the fast-food need by saving them time, effort and money! Recently Tony K. contacted us to tel...
Win Your College Kid The Best Back to School Gift Ever!

Win Your College Kid The Best Back to School Gift Ever!

It's almost that time of year to say goodbye to kids leaving for college. What better going-away gift to give than a space-saving slow cooker for their dorm room or apartment! Want to win one? You have until August 31st to enter, click here for more.

Q: My Broth Comes out Without Gelatin. What am I Doing Wrong?

Q: My Broth Comes out Without Gelatin. What am I Doing Wrong?

All broth and stock recipes are suited to all VitaClay Models! Sometimes we get questions about making broth, with people concerned that the broth does not "gel" in some batches. Here are some of the ways to get more gelatin in your broth.  Broth is nourishing and healing whether or not it conta...
Why Should I Soak or Sprout Grains? And How Do I Do It?

Why Should I Soak or Sprout Grains? And How Do I Do It?

If you read anything about cooking or preparing food you’ve probably heard something about soaking or sprouting grains. From packaged “sprouted wheat” bread to sprouted lentils or mung beans at Costco, sprouting beans and grains has been making headlines. What’s the difference between soaking an...
Let VitaClay Help You to Be Your Best Self, Lose Weight and Be Healthy!

Let VitaClay Help You to Be Your Best Self, Lose Weight and Be Healthy!

I was looking at a list of the top New Year's resolutions, and found a top 10 list that is probably true just about every year: Spend more time with family and friends Exercise more Lose Weight Quit Smoking Enjoy Life More Quit Drinking Get out of Debt Learn something New Help Others Get Organiz...

Can't Find Dad the Perfect Gift? We've Got Your Back!

Can't Find Dad the Perfect Gift? We've Got Your Back!

Dads. They’ve been protecting us, providing for us, and telling us bad jokes our whole lives. So how can we show him how much he really matters to us on Father’s Day? You could go with the old stand-by, a tie, or mix it up a little with some novelty socks, but what if you made it a little more pe...
How Much Do You Love Your Mom?

How Much Do You Love Your Mom?

I don’t know anyone who doesn’t love their mother, but I did not truly appreciate my mom and everything she did for me until I became a mother in my own right. Moms endure pregnancy, lost sleep, constant caring and watching over their children, working non-stop to clean up after them—and some hav...
How VitaClay Makes Cooking Traditionally Easy

How VitaClay Makes Cooking Traditionally Easy

Eating “traditionally” (or “eating clean”) is all the rage these days: from going organic, paleo, vegetarian, or gluten-free, to ditching non-stick-coated cookware and shopping at farmer’s markets. But what does eating traditionally really mean? Weston A Price was a dentist in the 1930s and he se...

Should I Get a Slow Cooker or a Pressure Cooker?

Should I Get a Slow Cooker or a Pressure Cooker?

There is some controversy regarding pressure cookers and if cooking with them is healthy or beneficial, and if cooking with pressure cookers will denature nutrients and proteins more than other types of cooking. The Weston A Price Foundation, which advocates for a traditional way of eating, advis...
How is VitaClay different from a Pressure Cooker?

How is VitaClay different from a Pressure Cooker?

Many people love pressure cookers because they cook meals fast. I’ve seen recipes to cook veggies or meat in as little as 15 minutes! Who wouldn’t want dinner ready that quickly? Unfortunately, there is a bit of a misconception when it comes to pressure cookers. While the actual cooking time at f...
Have you Ever Wanted a Personal Chef? Here's your Chance

Have you Ever Wanted a Personal Chef? Here's your Chance

For example, maybe you wish you could cook dinner while also playing with your kids. Or how about any of the following? Watching TV. Going for a run. Taking a nap. Anything but cooking Or maybe you're like me and you love to cook, but there are only so many hours in a day. There are so many oth...

Let Food Be Your Medicine: Can Food Really Cure All?

Let Food Be Your Medicine: Can Food Really Cure All?

This weekend I watched a documentary about the Gerson Therapy. Gerson himself formulated a cure for almost any serious illness, including all types of tuberculosis, diabetes, muscular dystrophy, cancer... pretty much anything he came across, he could use is food-based protocol and it was cured. ...

More Resources to Get You Started with Real Food

            Yesterday we talked about some good resources to get us started when we want to begin a healthier lifestyle, adopt a traditional diet, work on some current health issues for ourselves, or just feel like it’s time for a change. Today I just want to add more books and media to those res...
Setting the Delay Cooking Timer on the (Oval) VitaClay Multi-Cooker

Setting the Delay Cooking Timer on the (Oval) VitaClay Multi-Cooker

When people first purchase one of the oval models of the VitaClay Multi-Cooker, they often have questions about how to set the delay timer on their machine.(The delay start feature is only available on the oval models, both 6 cups, and 8 cups) The instructions in the booklet may be a little bit c...

One Effortless Switch Can Make All the Difference This Holiday Season

One Effortless Switch Can Make All the Difference This Holiday Season

What's one thing you can do that will take no extra effort, just pennies of extra cost, but will make all the difference in the flavor (not to mention nutrition) of every dish you cook this holiday season? We all have them in our house: unassuming little powders that pack a huge flavor punch. Mos...
Superfoods to the Rescue? Separating Fact from Agenda

Superfoods to the Rescue? Separating Fact from Agenda

How often do you see a news headline or article touting a brand new "superfood?" Maybe it's an Amazonian or Asian fruit you've never heard of. Maybe it has spikes and crazy colors or looks like some kind of exotic marine animal.  Maybe the only way you can buy it is in juice form from an MLM comp...
Fuel Your Family: Vegetarian Black-Bean and Tomato Quinoa 

Fuel Your Family: Vegetarian Black-Bean and Tomato Quinoa 

Vegetarian Dish - Black-Bean and Tomato Quinoa  Recipe suitable for VitaClay models VF7700 and VM7900 series.  Quinoa is the newest ancient super-grain on the health scene, and VitaClay makes cooking Quinoa easy!   Quinoa, once renowned as the gold of the Incas, has long been recognized for its n...


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