Salt And Flavilicious Cooking Recipes With Flavia Del Monte

 

We first were introduced to Flavia through a mutual friend when Flavia started writing her cook book over two years ago. Since salt is such an important culinary ingredient, our friend recommended that she get in touch with us. Our salt is natural and unrefined, and is organically harvested by artisan salineros. She liked that aspect and we have been working with Flavia ever since. In the relatively short time she’s been cooking, she sure has learned her stuff. Check out this great recipe – and take note on … Read More

Talking about salt, and beyond diet with Isabel De Los Rios

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Isabel is one of the cofounders behind Beyond Diet. Straight from the top we talk about eating butter, salt and why it’s actually healthy.

 

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She gives a great example of how “dieting” can be a very natural change and you don’t necessarily have to give up your morning breakfast routine. I love how she talks about “being hungry” as a malnourishment problem. Eating an entire bag of chips and then still feeling hungry is simply because it’s not healthy food. It’s a great way to look at the … Read More

How to Have Energy All Day with Yuri Elkaim


Yuri is all about helping people increase their energy levels so they can live with energy all day long.

 

Yuri’s background as a professional soccer player helped him to understand he was active and fit, but

not healthy. The truth is most pro-athletes are able to perform in spite of their diet. You see very few high level athletes over the age of 35 because the body is simply worn out and tired.

 

Yuri remembers his pre-game breakfast of Crepes with Nutella. A meal that he would immediately … Read More

What is Kosher Salt?

What is Kosher Salt, and what are some of the differences between Table Salt, and Sea Salt?

 

English: Diamond Crystal Kosher Salt

English: Diamond Crystal Kosher Salt (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

When you hear the about something being “kosher”, you may think of it as being pure or wholesome.

 

 

 

Except, when it comes to kosher salt, the opposite is more likely.

 

 

 

Along with other industrially produced table salts, 99% of kosher salt is chemically stripped of all kinds of healthy (and flavorful) minerals such as…

 

 

 

  • Sulfur,
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DIY Tequila Bottle Lamps

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We discovered this interesting Do-It-Yourself Tequila Bottle lamp in Chiapas, in a town near the Guatemala border. It was literally tequila bottles put together with corks, and fishing line. If anyone is interested in getting the full instructions, leave a comment and we’ll elaborate.… Read More