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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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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.

read more
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.

read more
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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