Episode 33 - Goodness Me!

Collagen, Glowing Skin and Fighting Back to School Germs



The word is out! Our own Janet Jacks has been awarded the STAR Woman’s Award by Canadian Grocer. This award recognizes exceptional women who demonstrate influence, innovation, dedication and leadership in the grocery business.   What an exciting and very much deserved award, especially when it is on a national level! You can check out Janet’s profile and see the other amazing ladies that are award recipients here:   http://www.canadiangrocer.com/microsite/starwomen#close

 

Hot Topics

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last 6 months, you’ve probably heard the buzz around Collagen. But, what exactly is the hype surrounding collagen all about? Is it truly a miracle cure for beauty & health? Have we found the magic anti-aging solution? And how the heck does it fit into the keto diet? Listen in as Janet & Emily explain collagen from A to Z and give you some great tips along the way!

 

Products mentioned:

Organika Collagen:

Natural Factors Vitamin C

 

Article for reference:

https://blog.myfitnesspal.com/collagen-worth-hype/

https://www.sciencealert.com/science-behind-collagen-supplement-market-increase

Second Half: Listener Questions

Janine asks, “What are your suggestions for a good skin care regime? What do you use? How can I get glowing skin?”

With her esthetics background, Emily shares some great tips on how to maintain beautiful, glowing and healthy-looking skin from the inside-out.

 

Products mentioned:

Fish Oil

Coconut Oil & Butter Ghee

Exfoliation kits

Enzyme Mask

Rosehip oil

Lavender oil

Frankincense oil  

Dead Sea Mud Mask

 

Melanie asks, “I’ve heard that the year your child starts kindergarten you should be prepared to be fighting lots of illness & germs. With back to school around the corner, are there some things I should be doing now to prepare my son’s immune system?” September is infamous for sniffles and coughs as our children head back-to-school. The ladies give some great suggestions for ways to strengthen your child’s immune system to ensure they’re fully armed and ready to tackle all of those germs!

 

Products mentioned:

Deep Immune for Children

BioStrath

Probiotic

Children’s Multivitamin  


What’s for dinner?  
Janet is making one of her go-to recipes and it’s making our mouths water just listening to her describe it!   With healing spices, healthy fats, and great flavour all in one very easy supper dish—it’s a quick and easy meal that will tantalize your taste buds!

CURRIED COCONUT CHICKEN
Serves 4

1 Tbsp coconut butter ghee
1 onion, chopped
1 ½ tbsp. curry powder
1 small cauliflower, in florets
3 carrots, sliced diagonally (1 ½” pieces)
4 cloves garlic, minced
1-2 cups cooked chicken, sliced in 2” pieces
1 can full-fat coconut milk
Handful of spinach, chopped
¼ tsp cayenne
Herbamare to taste


1.   In a large uncovered frypan, sauté the onion, curry, cauliflower, and carrots in coconut butter ghee, over medium heat, about 5-7 minutes.
2.   When crisp-tender, add the garlic and the chicken, and sauté briefly.
3.   Now add the can of coconut milk and the spinach.
4.   Cover and bring to a simmer till tender. Add Herbamare and cayenne to taste.


You can find this recipe and many more in Janet’s best-selling book, Discover the Power of Food