Health & Wellbeing

Where are you From? Preserving Culture through Food

Where are you from, were you born here? This is a question I often ask my customers at market. Sometimes they are 2nd or 3rd generation NZers, so I ask them about their parents, where were they from? Do you have any food traditions in your family that you still are practising today? Language and food are two ways in which culture and tradition are kept alive, and traditional food preparation, in particular, is invaluable to a healthy lifestyle. Fermented foods have been consumed by humans for thousands of years. Although they were likely produced initially as a means of...

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Bone Broth is Important for Gut Health

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Bone Broth is  Important for Gut Health

Looking after your gut health is not just about eating the GoodBugs. Bone and meat broth, rich in gelatin and minerals are a staple in our house. It can be used in soups and gravies and for cooking rice. Bone broth can help reduce inflammation and heal the gut and aid digestion. We collect up all the bones from each meal, and store them in the freezer. When the bag is full, we cover with water and simmer away for 6-24 hours. My favourite is a long bone broth that bubbles away for 24 hours and is made from all our leftover...

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Looking for clarity through the fog?

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Looking for clarity through the fog?

Feeling lazy, unmotivated, just need to try a little bit harder?

Brain fog isn't a medical condition itself, but rather a symptom of other medical conditions.

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