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Why We Shop Local + Our Favorite LA Makers

If you’ve been a part of the OWL family for awhile now, you already know the reasons why we choose to source our ingredients locally. (If not, click here.) But what you may not know is that we also strive to shop locally in all areas of our lives.While many of us have heard the urgings to support small businesses, few have taken the time to truly understand why it’s so impactful on our community, environment, and future. But it’s the reasons why we choose to shop local that motivate us the most. Here are just some of the top benefits that come from supporting small businesses:REASONS TO SHOP LOCAL1. It's personal.There’s nothing quite like buying a product from the...

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Our Favorite Broth-Based Summer Recipes

One of our favorite ways to get our broth fix is by pouring it straight from the jar to the stovetop, adding herbs, and sipping it like a warm tea. We’re of the mind that this beverage is the perfect comfort food all year round, but sometimes we like to get a little creative depending on the season.Well, summer’s calling and inspiring us to use our OWL Venice broth in new, innovative ways.Creative Ways to Cook with OWL Venice Broth this Summer1. Vegan Broth on the Rocks. 🍶Okay, so this might not be the most revolutionary way to drink broth, but it’s still one of our favorite treats on warm days. The OWL Venice Vegan Mineral Elixir is full of...

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The Magical Power of Medicinal Herbs

A question we are often asked at markets and tasting demos is:“Why are your broths called elixirs?”Here’s why: Because we want you to know that OWL Venice bone broths aren’t just an average stock. Each of our recipes was formulated to HEAL your gastrointestinal system and promote holistic wellness.We understand the frustration and discouragement that comes with stomach issues. Being afraid to eat because of the pain that comes afterward is completely debilitating. We know — We’ve been there. So we decided to do something about it.Along with all the benefits of bone broth (gut repair, joint support, increased bone strength), OWL Venice broths are packed with locally-sourced veggies, roots, and medicinal herbs to aid in digestion, reduce inflammation, alleviate...

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What the Heck is Oil Cleansing?

  When I was 25 I started getting adult onset acne. I went off birth control and adderral, and my skin was not happy. After making it through high school and college without more than the occasional pimple, I could not believe how much it affected me emotionally. My confidence was at an all time low and I lost all desire to go out in public. Desperate, I tried about every natural skin product on the market and nothing worked.    I started doing some research and stumbled upon Chinese Face mapping, which is based in Chinese Medicine. Chinese Medicine explores the inner connectedness of the body and examines the root causes of symptoms, rather than treating the symptoms like...

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Try Our Savory Summer Gazpacho Soup

One of our favorite ways to incorporate the broth in the warmer summer months, is with our gut-healing gazpacho soup! It's our spin on this classic dish, super fresh and perfect for the warmer months ahead.  This OWL favorite is packed with cucumber, avocado, cilantro, lemon, and we like it best with our vegan mineral broth elixir. Our bone and mineral broth elixirs are infused with medicinal herbs, and add not only a ton of flavor, but extra benefits as well. In addition to the healing properties in our mineral broth elixir, the cucumbers will keep you hydrated, the cilantro will help to detox the body, and the avocado will keep you feeling full from all the healthy fats!  INGREDIENTS 1 jar...

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