This is Part 2! Listen/read part 1 here.
Who knew gelatin could be so beautiful (see that book cover below)… or so marvelously healing? As Sylvie McCracken found out, gelatin is one of the foods we should all be eating more. It’s crucial for many aspects of our health including bones, teeth, skin, and more.
A celebrity personal assistant by day and writer/chef/mom by night and weekend, Sylvie blogs at Hollywood Homestead. She’s the author of the new and beautiful book, The Gelatin Secret. (I highly recommend it!)
Gelatin is a secret no more, thanks to Sylvie’s great work!
Get to know Sylvie, her family, and more about gelatin through the links and information below, and of course through this podcast (which is part 2 of 2). Plus… the tip of the week!
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An Announcement and Welcome to Survival Mom Listeners!
My podcast is now in the line-up at The Survival Mom Radio Network. I’m so excited to join the ladies over there (many are great friends).
What does this mean for you? Not much, except…
1) My episodes will be shorter from here on out. I’m changing them from around an hour each to about 30 minutes. I am actually very happy about this because it’s easier for most people to find time for a half hour show. (Before making this change, I had already visited with Sylvie for around an hour — thus why I’m breaking this one up into two parts.)
2) Over at Survival Mom radio, my episodes will air on Wednesdays. This will affect you if you listen from there. If you listen from here, the episodes will continue to go up on Friday.
And a big, big welcome to everyone coming over from Survival Mom radio!
Tip of the Week: 10 Herbs for Herbal Iced Tea
Beat the heat and get health benefits, too — by using your herbal teas in summer iced teas! Check out these 10 herbs that make great herbal iced teas, plus simple brewing instructions.
This week’s question comes from Sandee:
“I am wondering if sprouted flour is as healthy as soured flour.”
My answers are in the podcast, plus here are links that pertain:
- Free Video Series (learn to sprout beans)
- Fundamentals eCourse (which teaches soaking, sprouting, and souring)
- Fundamentals eBook (which teaches soaking, sprouting, and souring)
About Sylvie McCracken and Hollywood Homestead
Sylvie is a celebrity personal assistant and mom of 3 by day, paleo enthusiast and author by night. She and stay-at-home-dad hubby, Eric, each lost over 65 pounds with paleo and continue to improve their family’s health with food and lifestyle tweaks. Sylvie blogs at Hollywood Homestead. You can also follow her on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, or Instagram. Sylvie’s first eBook, The Paleo Survival Guide, has helped thousands of families succeed with paleo. Sylvie just released her second eBook, The Gelatin Secret.
About “The Gelatin Secret” — Sylvie’s eBook
“This revolutionary eBook reveals what you MUST know about gelatin and its powerful ability to transform your health and beauty — naturally! I’ve turned to the proven gelatin secrets and recipes that my husband and I used to lose over 60 punds each in the very first year of embracing a real foods diet. I’ve distilled the essential facts that you need to know down into an easy practical eBook that will help anyone turn the tide on all manner of health problems. What you’ll find revealed in this one-of-a-kind eBook are all the simple, time-tested facts and recipes to know in order to turn bone, joint, dental, gut, brain, hair, skin, beauty and weight loss problems on their head. –Sylvie McCracken, author of The Gelatin Secret.”
Click here for more info or to buy now.
Sylvie is also the author of The Paleo Survival Guide.
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- Hollywood Homestead — Sylvie’s blog
- The Gelatin Secret — Sylvie’s book
- Hollywood Homestead on Facebook
- Hollywood Homestead on Twitter
- Hollywood Homestead on Pinterest
- Hollywood Homestead on Instagram
- Sylvie’s health journey — blog post
- Kombucha Jello (pictured above) — made with gelatin
- Chocolate Custard — made with gelatin
- Recommended Gelatin brands — Great Lakes or Bernard Jensen
- Great Lakes collagen — dissolves easily
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The Gelatinbook looks really interesting. It seems kind of pricey to me for an ebook. Do you know if there is promo pricing happening anytime soon?
Great podcast! I look forward to using more gelatin. Wardee’s chocolate custard looks awesome and I plan on trying it soon. Before now, I usually just tossed my gelatin powder into my smoothies. Is that a good way to consume gelatin or does it need to be cooked to be beneficial?
Great podcast, Wardeh. What is the difference between the gelatin and collagen linked above? I have the gelatin (though I rarely use it…you can bet I will now.) Do I need both?
Great question. Sylvie wrote an article answering this: http://www.hollywoodhomestead.com/difference-gelatin-collagen/
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I loved this podcast! I am super interested in the raw yogurt that Wardee mentioned she made using gelatin. Is this recipe posted somewhere? I couldn’t find it. Thanks! I’ve been making raw yogurt for awhile now but it never sets as firm as store bought. It would be awesome to know how to do that and BONUS with gelatin!