11 Bone and Vegan Broth Hacks for Healing a Leaky Gut

originally posted April 12, 2016

In my sweet hometown Chicago, blizzards happen in April. In the spring. The husband and I thought we could be part-time mid-westerners, because we see the irreplaceable value of our children’s grandparents and extended (crazy) family (who still lives there despite the obvious weather problems). We lasted four long cold months (beginning of spring through the end of summer). Read more

Spicy Probiotic Sunflower Seed Hummus Recipe

Fermented or probiotic foods are all the rage right now because we are finally recognizing their power to help heal and re-establish balance in our gut bacteria.

Digestive health is the basis for all health, as 80% of our immune system lives within the microorganisms in our gut. Our digestion is ruled by these tiny micro-organisms, called micro biome that literally outnumber our own cells 10:1. That’s right, our bodies are made up of about 10 times more bacteria than cells.

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