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BABS FISH SOUP

PACKED WITH TASTY HALIBUT, PRAWNS and OCTOPUS RINGS Aromatic and richly nourishing, once you try this  fish soup recipe, you’ll want to make it one of your go-to meals. It’s a delicious soup, savoury soup, easy to make, that’s good for your heart, body and mind. ...

5 EASY WAYS TO RESET YOUR BODY

Our bodies are hard at work 24/7 – digesting food, assimilating nutrients, repairing damage, removing waste, and ensuring every system, organ, and cell has what it needs to function properly.
There’s a lot going on. But, because these processes are automatic, we tend to overlook what happens inside. Instead, we focus on keeping up with our busy, often stressful lives.

WHY COOKING WITH PORK LARD IS A HEALTHY MOVE

Move over avocado and coconut oil – there’s a new healthy fat in the kitchen pantry. Pork fat, also known as lard, has been making its way into paleo recipes and a new wave of healthy dishes over the past couple of years.

5 EASY WAYS TO RESET YOUR BODY

Our bodies are hard at work 24/7 – digesting food, assimilating nutrients, repairing damage, removing waste, and ensuring every system, organ, and cell has what it needs to function properly.
There’s a lot going on. But, because these processes are automatic, we tend to overlook what happens inside. Instead, we focus on keeping up with our busy, often stressful lives.

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BONE BROTH FASTING

Fasting offers a wealth of benefits. It’s one of the most powerful tools we have for restoring the body and achieving a state of optimal health. While you may have tried juice fasting before – or maybe you’re a regular practitioner! – bone broth fasting is a relatively new wellness trend. Because bone broth is such a rich source of essential amino acids and protein, including gut-healing glutamine and age-defying collagen, a bone broth fast offers unique health benefits that you won’t get from juice cleansing alone.

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Why we need to give our gut a break

Why we need to give our gut a break Gut health is about more than just digestive health. Above all, a healthy gut is connected to immune health – 80% of your immune system is in your gut. Because of this, when your gut isn’t in optimal condition, your body is...

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Pumpkin Sage Soup

Aromatic and richly nourishing, once you try this pumpkin sage soup recipe, you’ll want to make it one of your go-to meals. It’s a delicious soup, easy to make, and features two potent health foods – pumpkin and sage. Pumpkin is one of the most underrated health foods...

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BABS FISH SOUP

BABS FISH SOUP

PACKED WITH TASTY HALIBUT, PRAWNS and OCTOPUS RINGS Aromatic and richly nourishing, once you try this  fish soup recipe, you’ll want to make it one of your go-to meals. It’s a delicious soup, savoury soup, easy to make, that’s good for your heart, body and mind. ...

read more
5 EASY WAYS TO RESET YOUR BODY

5 EASY WAYS TO RESET YOUR BODY

Our bodies are hard at work 24/7 – digesting food, assimilating nutrients, repairing damage, removing waste, and ensuring every system, organ, and cell has what it needs to function properly.
There’s a lot going on. But, because these processes are automatic, we tend to overlook what happens inside. Instead, we focus on keeping up with our busy, often stressful lives.

read more
WHY COOKING WITH PORK LARD IS A HEALTHY MOVE

WHY COOKING WITH PORK LARD IS A HEALTHY MOVE

Move over avocado and coconut oil – there’s a new healthy fat in the kitchen pantry. Pork fat, also known as lard, has been making its way into paleo recipes and a new wave of healthy dishes over the past couple of years.

read more
STOP DIETING – IT DOESN’T WORK

STOP DIETING – IT DOESN’T WORK

Most people who want to lose a few extra pounds decide to radically limit their caloric intake. In practice, this often means reducing portion sizes or the number of meals eaten without duly analyzing their quality or nutritional value. In fact, what you eat is far...

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BONE BROTH FASTING

BONE BROTH FASTING

Fasting offers a wealth of benefits. It’s one of the most powerful tools we have for restoring the body and achieving a state of optimal health. While you may have tried juice fasting before – or maybe you’re a regular practitioner! – bone broth fasting is a relatively new wellness trend. Because bone broth is such a rich source of essential amino acids and protein, including gut-healing glutamine and age-defying collagen, a bone broth fast offers unique health benefits that you won’t get from juice cleansing alone.

read more
Chicken Tomato &  Avocado Soup

Chicken Tomato & Avocado Soup

Soups are one of the easiest and most soul-satisfying things to make and savor. But they don't have to be winter-only meals. Summer soups made from fresh ingredients are wonderful when the weather is too hot to prepare large meals. Avocados add essential saturated...

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Interview with Dirk de Bruin (our supplier of the beef bones)

Interview with Dirk de Bruin (our supplier of the beef bones)

At BABS, we are fortunate to work with a number of truly remarkable food producers, including Dirk de Bruin of Zorg & Natuur in The Netherlands, which is one of our beef bone suppliers. Through their hard work, they are demonstrating the immense impact sustainable and ethical food production can have on society. We want to share their stories with you so we’ve gone out into the field to interview them in person.

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THYME BROTH ELIXIR

THYME BROTH ELIXIR

To get your bone broth ready to drink, warm at a low to medium temperature. When it’s warm, you can sip, mix, blend, and savor in its liquid form.

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WHY LOCAL FOOD IS BETTER

WHY LOCAL FOOD IS BETTER

Every time you buy local food, you’re making a choice that benefits your health, your community and the environment. When you think about it, buying local is one of the most impactful and rewarding steps we can take to make the world a better place. It’s a simple...

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BABS EXPERIENCE WITH PERMACULTURE ETHICS

BABS EXPERIENCE WITH PERMACULTURE ETHICS

Permaculture is a science-based philosophy that looks at the ways we – humans, plants, animals and the planet itself, the air, water and soil – interact and impact one another. As we grow to understand the ways we are interconnected, we can make better decisions in our own lives to improve our personal experience of life, and through that, make our communities – local, national and global –better places to live for everyone.

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GET YOUR PROTEINS RIGHT!

GET YOUR PROTEINS RIGHT!

Few of us know that proteins cannot be properly synthesized without fats and vitamins. These substances form a friendly allied army in the complicated biochemical processes taking place inside our body. So, they can’t be overlooked in any sensible, healthy diet. If...

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Get Your Fats Right

Get Your Fats Right

Fat: That Terrifying Boogeyman?Healthy fats are those that are rich in nutrients and have fed numerous generations over thousands of years. All of them should come from small, noncommercial, certified organic farms. Sometimes your friends’ small farms may not have...

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10 TIPS TO GETTING BACK IN SHAPE – THE EFFECTIVE WAY

10 TIPS TO GETTING BACK IN SHAPE – THE EFFECTIVE WAY

The trick too successful weight loss is not setting up a dreaded diet and exercise program. The key lies not in limiting, restricting, or pressuring yourself. The way to get in good shape, and beyond, is to embrace a higher quality of life and better health. Here are ten effective tips to start you off right with your new lifestyle.

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Why You Should Be Cooking with Tallow Fat

Why You Should Be Cooking with Tallow Fat

Why You Should Be Cooking with Tallow Fat If you’re like most people, you’ve never cooked with tallow fat before.Most of us grew up under the mantra: skip the animal fat and bring on those unsaturated plant-based oils! But, now we’re finding that a lot of the...

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HOW TO WORKOUT THE RIGHT WAY

HOW TO WORKOUT THE RIGHT WAY

You have to exercise to be healthy, right? Definitely! We all know that regular physical activity is essential for having a healthy body and mind. Working out helps us to stay in shape, to reduce stress, to live longer, and to prevent disease. The only problem is, if...

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WHAT IS COLLAGEN AND WHY IS IT SO GOOD FOR ME?

WHAT IS COLLAGEN AND WHY IS IT SO GOOD FOR ME?

Collagen is a protein that’s found throughout our bodies, and we need it to keep our bones, teeth, and joints strong. It’s found in cartilage, ligaments, even our hair. When your body has plenty of collagen, you’re more likely to have beautiful-looking hair, skin, and nails. It’s also a key protein for digestive health, supporting the stomach, esophagus, and the small and large intestines.

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WHAT IS BONE BROTH, EXACTLY?

WHAT IS BONE BROTH, EXACTLY?

It’s quite simply the world’s most perfect food – an infusion of all the richness and nourishment that Mother Nature can cook up for us.
Bone broth is also one of our most ancient foods. Bone broth is made from slow simmering animal bones in a pot. It sounds like a straightforward concept, but what happens is actually quite complex.

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Perfect Paleo Pancakes

Perfect Paleo Pancakes

Luie zondagochtenden, een (kinder)feestje of willekeurige cravings: er zijn van die momenten die vragen om een stapel pannenkoeken! Genoeg reden om een basisrecept te ontwikkelen dat altijd kan, altijd mag en altijd lukt. Gebaseerd op het Paleo principe, bevatten deze pannenkoeken geen granen, geen melkproducten en geen suiker. Wél bone broth, plus andere ingrediënten waar je lichaam blij van wordt. Hier met aardbeien, kokosyoghurt en kokos. Maar wat de toppings betreft zijn de mogelijkheden natuurlijk eindeloos!

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Babs Lamb Shanks & Root Vegetable Puree

Babs Lamb Shanks & Root Vegetable Puree

Babs Lamb Shanks & Root Vegetable Puree PALEO DISH You don’t need to be a great chef to cook and enjoy this restaurant-worthy meal.  Buy good quality lamb sharks, bone broth, and tallow fat. Read the directions, sip on a bottle of red while you cook, play some...

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Why we need to give our gut a break

Why we need to give our gut a break

Why we need to give our gut a break Gut health is about more than just digestive health. Above all, a healthy gut is connected to immune health – 80% of your immune system is in your gut. Because of this, when your gut isn’t in optimal condition, your body is...

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PERFECT NOURISH OATMEAL RECIPE

PERFECT NOURISH OATMEAL RECIPE

It is an old-fashioned one, but it is easy to follow. There is no slaving over a hot stove for hours. A little preparation is all you need. Try it; you’ll love it.

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How To Make a Perfect Chicken Broth

How To Make a Perfect Chicken Broth

Bone Broth is a must-have staple, especially this time of year. We’ve all heard the saying, “Chicken soup can cure a cold.” Why? Because broth contains a natural amino acid called cysteine.

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Congee recept

Congee recept

In Nederland ongebruikelijk, in Azië heel normaal; ontbijten met een kom dampende, goed gevulde soep. Een gewoonte die ook wij zouden moeten toejuichen, vooral als het deze Chinese variant betreft.

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Industrial vs. Organic; The Use of Antibiotics in Animals

Industrial vs. Organic; The Use of Antibiotics in Animals

First, it’s important to keep in mind, industrial farming techniques are relatively new. What we think of when we say commercial, conventional, or industrial farming – the use of chemical fertilizers, developed seed varieties, and heavily mechanized methods – only started about mid-way through the 20th century.

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Butchery – a traditional line of work

Butchery – a traditional line of work

As consumers, the quest for healthy eating is more complicated than simply reading labels and avoiding processed foods. When you dig deeper, you’ll always find that the tastiest, most nutritious, most responsible foods are those with the richest stories. “I sell meat...

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Pumpkin Sage Soup

Pumpkin Sage Soup

Aromatic and richly nourishing, once you try this pumpkin sage soup recipe, you’ll want to make it one of your go-to meals. It’s a delicious soup, easy to make, and features two potent health foods – pumpkin and sage. Pumpkin is one of the most underrated health foods...

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