Home Cooking Made Easy

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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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...

Headlines Warn of Potential Toxins in Everyday Cookware

Headlines Warn of Potential Toxins in Everyday Cookware

Nutritional news headlines warn us about the dangers of Teflon-coated aluminum, plastics and other potential toxins in our cookware, but safe, convenient alternatives are not readily available. The healthy-minded consumer is on a mission to find a safe medium for home cooking while preserving tas...
Check Out the Highly-Anticipated NEW VitaClay Stock Pot!

Check Out the Highly-Anticipated NEW VitaClay Stock Pot!

It's finally here!Over the years we've had a few models of our clay-pot electric cookers that make the best rice, yogurt and stew you've ever tasted.And people love them! The only thing we keep hearing is that people want a bigger one!People like to make big batches of bone broth, stews, soups an...

Is Your Clay Non-Stick? How are VitaClay Pots Made?

You may have seen us say that our pots are “unglazed.” This means that there is no chemical glazing on our clay pots, unlike the vast majority of earthenware on the market today. The fact is, glazing strengthens and provides a shiny surface amenable to cooking in earthenware vessels such as clay...

Does Burnt Rice Stick to Clay Pot Cookers?

Does Burnt Rice Stick to Clay Pot Cookers?

We often hear from customers how much they love rice in the VitaClay pot. The clay just does something to the rice that makes it tastier with a better texture than they’ve had even in other specialty rice cookers. You see, most rice cookers have an aluminum pot with a non-stick coating so the “s...
Hunter, Gatherer or Both–What’s Your Path to Health?

Hunter, Gatherer or Both–What’s Your Path to Health?

There is an ongoing debate I have with some of my other health-minded friends. A lot of people I know are very fitness-focused: they go to the gym several times a week, participate in Spartan runs and 5K’s and half marathons almost every weekend in the summer. This is great: it builds endurance a...
A Few Tips to Keep Your Shiny Clay Pot as Good as New!

A Few Tips to Keep Your Shiny Clay Pot as Good as New!

When I first heard about VitaClay, I was ecstatic. This was an amazing cooking medium—just what I had been looking for! I’d long since realized the dangers of cooking in aluminum pots with chemical non-stick coatings, and I’d become suspicious that maybe my slow cooker pot had something in the pa...


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