The God's Good Table Podcast

Maureen Diaz

Sharing the encouraging message of health, healing, and hope through timeless principles rooted in God's word.

Join us as we explore the relationship between food, our health, and how God shows us His plan for all of this in the Word. We are having GREAT conversations with friends and can't wait to have you join us!

Visit our website at www.GodsGoodTable.com to read our blog, find upcoming events, and stay up to date with what we're up to.

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EP09: Designed to THRIVE, Not Fail: How Our Modern World Impacts Our Health for Good or Bad with Dr. Stephen Hussey
Mar 7 2024
EP09: Designed to THRIVE, Not Fail: How Our Modern World Impacts Our Health for Good or Bad with Dr. Stephen Hussey
We are thrilled to share this fantastic interview with Dr. Stephen Hussey! We discuss the harmful impacts of our modern world on our bodies, while providing strategies to combat these effects. He also shares his personal story of living with Type 1 Diabetes and having a heart attack at the young age of 35 - and how he is overcoming all of this with food and environmental changes.  You'll learn about everything from understanding how the heart actually works to the harmful effects of blue light to the benefits of walking barefoot in the grass.  This is one you don't want to miss!Dr. Stephen Hussey is a featured speaker at our God-Given Food event on April 19-21 at Melvin's Farm to Fork Store - join us to learn more about preventing disease and healing the God-given way!  https://www.godsgoodtable.com/food-as-medicine-at-melvins-farm-2024Find Dr. Stephen Hussey on his website, Resource Your Health: https://resourceyourhealth.com/ He is also the author of the book Understanding the Heart: https://amzn.to/49HYCt1This episode is brought to you by Simply Ghee - a better butter https://shop-simply-ghee.myshopify.com/?ref=ggtKeep an eye on our Events page to see what we have coming up in 2024!  🌱 God-Given Food as Medicine April 2024 in Wirtz, VA https://www.godsgoodtable.com/food-as-medicine-at-melvins-farm-2024🌱  June 2024 Luxury Maine Retreat  https://sprinklewithsoil.com/luxury-retreatSupport our work with a Super Thanks  or  Buy Us A Glass of Raw Milk!  https://square.link/u/TLBYv0h1 Visit our Website to find more resources, blog, events, recipes, podcast and more!  https://www.godsgoodtable.com/-------------------------------Please note that we only recommend products we use in our own homes. These recommendations may contain affiliate links that at no additional cost to you, may earn our team a small commission.#naturalhealing #eatrealfood #foodasmedicine #type1diabetes #hearthealth #healing #emfdanger #bluelight #grounding #designedtoheal #cholesterol #atherosclerosis Send us a Text Message.Support the Show.
EP08: Healing Herbs - God-Given Medicine All Around Us with Jasmine Lucero the Christian Herbalist
Jan 21 2024
EP08: Healing Herbs - God-Given Medicine All Around Us with Jasmine Lucero the Christian Herbalist
We're so excited to have our friend Jasmine Lucero from the Christian Herbal Magazine and Natural Hope Herbals join us to talk about herbs and herbal medicine! Jasmine is a believer, wife and mother to 8 kids, and an accomplished herbalist of 20+ years.She works closely with Natural Hope Herbals on developing their herbal formulas and creating their educational resources, as well as publishing her own Christian Herbal Magazine which is a beautiful resource for anyone wanting to learn about herbal healing from a Christian perspective. Jasmine is also a featured speaker at our next event in April 2024:  God-Given Food as Medicine at Melvin's Farm to Fork Store in Wirtz, VA - we would love to see you there!https://www.godsgoodtable.com/food-as-medicine-at-melvins-farm-2024Resources Mentioned on the Show:🌿 Christian Herbal Magazine  https://bit.ly/3Sr6kSB 🌿 Christian Herbal Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ChristianHerbalMagazine 🌿 Christian Herbal Instagram  https://www.instagram.com/christianherbal/  🌿 Natural Hope Herbals   https://www.naturalhopeherbals.com/ref/28/ 🌿 NHH Digestive Bitters  https://bit.ly/3Ud87vL 🌿 NHH D-Stress with Hemp Formula https://bit.ly/4baTUWw🌿 Book: Be Your Own Doctor by Rachel Weaver  https://amzn.to/3u6Aykw 🌿 Book: Home Herbal by Penelop Ody   https://amzn.to/48KBdHv🌿 Book: Homesteader's Herbal Companion by Amy Fewell  https://amzn.to/3Su9cOx    Keep an eye on our Events page to see what we have coming up in 2024! https://www.godsgoodtable.com/eventsWe're excited to share some of our favorite products in today's show: Pluck Organ-Based SeasoningsUse code GGT10 for 10% off your order  https://eatpluck.com/?ref=q4a98IgCSupport our work with  Buy Us A Glass of Raw Milk!  Visit our Website to find more resources, blog, events, recipes, podcast and more!  https://www.godsgoodtable.com/Episode Chapters:03:16  Meet Jasmine!07:41  The First Herbs Jasmine Grew and the Staples She Keeps on Hand09:16  What are Adaptogens?11:18  Herbs in the Bible15:17  Anywhere you go there are plants growing that have medicinal properties that are suitable for that specific area16:38  Plants That Thrive in Many Environments20:38  Jasmine's Favorite Herbal Preparations & Using Herbs as Medicine22:41  All About Tinctures!32:06  Herbal Preparations as Salves, Balms, and Infused Oils37:48  About Natural Hope Herbals Beautiful FarmSend us a Text Message.Support the Show.
EP07: Is Salt Good for Your Health? Discovering the Health Benefits of Salt with Darryl Bosshardt from Redmond Real Salt
Nov 21 2023
EP07: Is Salt Good for Your Health? Discovering the Health Benefits of Salt with Darryl Bosshardt from Redmond Real Salt
We're excited to have Darryl Bosshardt from Redmond Real Salt join us today to discuss the health benefits of salt! He has so much to share about salt and will be answering questions about salt, including the differences between types of salt, is salt/sodium really good for you, how to find good salt, all about iodine in salt, and so much more.  We can't wait for you to join in this conversation! Darryl Bosshardt is passionate about healthly living, healthy eating and life-long learning. Darryl grew up working for the family mineral business in Redmond, UT and then earned a Bachelor of Science degree at Southern Utah University followed by an MBA at Western Governor's University.Resources Mentioned on the Show:🧂 Lugol's Iodine  🧂 Organic Atlantic Dulse Flakes  🧂 Redmond products  Use code GGT15 for 15% off your order at We're excited to share some of our favorite products in today's show: Redmond Real Salt, Re-Lyte, Spices and Seasonings, and Redmond Clay Use code GGT15 for 15% off your orderThis episode was originally recorded on our weekly live YouTube show and can be found here: https://youtube.com/live/-0kpad0umDU?feature=shareSupport our work with  Buy Us A Glass of Raw Milk!  Keep an eye on our Events page to see what we have coming up in 2024!  https://www.godsgoodtable.com/eventsVisit our Website to find more resources, blog, events, recipes, podcast and more!  https://www.godsgoodtable.com/Episode Chapters:01:00  Meet Darryl04:10  History of Salt06:09  Is Salt Bad for Us?? The Fascinating Science of Salt12:10  Salt Keeps Us ALIVE!21:03  How Salt is Processed - The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Chemicals Added in Modern Refined Salt28:31 The Importance of Knowing Which Sea Your Salt Comes From31:34  *The 3 Questions to Ask When Buying Salt:* 1. Know who is producing the salt / 2. Know the source of the salt / 3. What is the producer taking OUT of the salt or ADDING to the salt?34:38  What About Salt Substitutes?39:05  Why Does Salt Purify, Cleanse, and Kill Infections?40:34  How Do You Get Iodine if You Don't Use Iodized Salt?47:28  Salt is Good For Your Garden Too!49:11  The Importance of the Ratio and Balance of Salt For Our Bodies52:39  Adding Dulse Seaweed Powder to Your Salt Shaker for a Great Supply of Iodine54:18  Watch Out for Refined Salt in Seasonings!Send us a Text Message.Support the Show.
EP06: Nature’s Nourishment - Exploring the Health Benefits of Raw Milk with Edwin Shank and Tommy Wheatley
Aug 29 2023
EP06: Nature’s Nourishment - Exploring the Health Benefits of Raw Milk with Edwin Shank and Tommy Wheatley
In this fascinating episode, we sit down with Edwin Shank from The Family Cow and Tommy Wheatley from Raw Milk & Deadlifts to discuss all things raw milk - the health benefits, the enzymes and nutrients, the safety and risks, what to do if you don't have access to raw milk, and so much more! If you have any questions about raw milk and whether or not you should be including it in your diet, this is an excellent podcast to listen to.  We love raw milk and see it as an amazing, nourishing food God designed for us.  We also know that sometimes people can't handle any type of milk and need to work on gut-healing before enjoying this wholesome food - if this is you, send us an email at hello@godsgoodtable.com to see if there are ways we can help you on your healing journey.  Resources mentioned on the show:The Family Cow WebsiteRaw Milk & Deadlifts WebsiteRaw Milk & Deadlifts InstagramThe Raw Milk InstituteGGT Podcast Episode 1 with Raw Milk & Deadlifts This episode is brought to you by our wonderful friends at Hearth & Homestead!  Hearth and Homestead offers toxin and preservative free products using time-tested ingredients like tallow sourced from Polyface Farm, cod liver oil, raw goat milk, and Dead Sea minerals.  Browse their line of artisanal soaps and skincare, herb-infused tallow balms,  baby balms, and pregnancy and postpartum products.  Use code GGT23 for $10 off your first order at hearthandhomesteadstore.comEpisode Chapters:02:49  Meet Edwin from The Family Cow07:16  Meet Tommy from Raw Milk & Deadlifts09:22  From Zero Milk to Raw Milk11:20  500 Gallons of Raw Goodness a Day and MORE at The Family Cow12:35  Raw Milk Fasting and How Amazing Raw Milk is as a Complete Food17:47  Truth or Fiction: Are Humans the Only Species to Consume the Milk of Another Species?20:53  But What About the Sugars in Milk? Can You Go Into Ketosis on a Milk Fast?22:41  Fasting and Benefits of Kefir or Yogurt for Lower Sugar Content26:42  Don't Have Access to Raw Milk? Do THIS to Get the Most Benefit from Pasteurized Milk27:39  Enzymes in Raw Milk vs. Pasteurized Milk: Lactase, Phosphatase, and More32:17  Tommy's Dairy Farming Journey38:13  Raw Milk Safety46:38  The Raw Milk Institute: Extensive Safety Procedures and Requirements that Ensure the Health and Safety of Raw Milk Consumers51:09  Lactoferrins, Beneficial Bacteria, and Competitive Exclusion55:54  Can You Get Sick From Raw Milk?01:02:55  Raw Milk Safety for Babies and During Pregnancy01:05:53  Milk: Not Just From Cows!01:09:09  Thank you for joining the conversation with Edwin and Tommy!__________________________________________________________________God's Good Table websiteGod's Good Table ResourcesGod's Good Table BlogSend us a Text Message.Support the Show.
EP05: Holistic Hilda - Walking in God's Good Way
Feb 13 2023
EP05: Holistic Hilda - Walking in God's Good Way
We thoroughly enjoyed sitting down with our friend Hilda Labrada Gore - or Holistic Hilda as she is most well known - for a fabulous discussion on her path to God-given foods, her favorite podcasts she's produced as host of the Wise Traditions Podcast, her adventures around the world, and how she sees God’s hand in the world around her.  She is a truly amazing and inspiring woman with so many stories to share!  If you are already friends with Hilda, you’re going to learn some new and very cool things about her.  And if you’re just meeting her for the first time you will thoroughly enjoy hearing her story! Resources mentioned on the show:Holistic Hilda's WebsiteHolistic Hilda's InstagramHolistic Hilda's YoutubeHolistic & Happy - A Holistic Hilda Event at Polyface Farm - June 10, 2023Wise Traditions Podcast Podcast: Biohacking our Health with Thaddeus Owen Hilda’s Favorite Podcast:  Your Life is Your Medicine with Cassie Huckaby  Book:  The Vegetarian Myth by Lierre Keith  Podcast:  Holistic Health with Will Winter  Book:  Vegetarianism Explained by Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride  Podcast:  Vegetarianism Explained with Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride  Find a WAPF Chapter and Good Food Near YOU!  Farm Match  Force of Nature Meats Hilda’s Favorite Bible Verse Jeremiah 6:16  Book: The Bordeaux Kitchen by Tania Teschke  Switzerland Trip with Tania Teschke  This episode is brought to you by our wonderful friends at Simply Ghee! They offer delicious, rich, nutrient-dense ghee - providing butter that doesn't have the tummy-bothering lactose that cause digestive issues for so many.Use code HEALTH to save 10% on your order: https://simplyghee.com/Episode Chapters:06:00  The Making of Holistic Hilda11:58  The Teeth Tell the Tale16:35  Trading Convenience for Good Health19:51  It's Not Just the Food We Consume - It's Also What We Take In21:07  God Uses Nature to Point Us to Him35:48  We Were Made to Create36:39  Hilda's Favorites43:12  Thank you Hilda - We Can't Wait to See What's Next!__________________________________________________________________God's Good Table websiteGod's Good Send us a Text Message.Support the Show.
EP04: Simply Ghee - All Things Ghee With the Ghee Gals
Dec 11 2022
EP04: Simply Ghee - All Things Ghee With the Ghee Gals
If you have ever wondered what ghee is all about and why you should be using it for cooking and buttering your bread, listen up!!  In today’s episode, we are joined by two of our favorite ladies - Nancy and Bev of Simply Ghee!  These ladies are full of fun and enthusiasm and love sharing their story about how Simply Ghee came to be.  We cover all the ghee basics, from the nutritional aspect to how cow's digestive system works to how they choose their ingredients (and why it matters where the ingredients come from!).  We also dive into their AMAZING spice powders - they're delicious and have become a staple in our daily cooking! These ladies are on a mission to share this wonderful superfood with the world and we can't wait for you to join us!  You will learn a lot! Resources mentioned on the show:Simply Ghee (use code HEALTH for 10% off)Simply Ghee on Instagram @SimplyGhee Simply Ghee Spice PowdersSeasoned Ghee Popcorn Recipe  Pluck Organ-Based Seasoning (use code GODSGOODTABLE10 for 10% off)  JQ Dickinson Salt Works This episode is brought to you by our wonderful friends at Green Pasture Products! They offer the BEST cod liver oil, full of healthy fat and vitamins A, D, E and K.Use code  ggt10  to save 10% on your order01:35. Meet the Ghee Gals!08:23. So What's the Big Deal About Ghee??12:51  All About That A2A2!15:34  Superfood Ghee - Full of Nutrients!19:29  What Animals Eat is Important Too22:11  God Gave Cows 4 Stomachs for a Reason26:02  Salt, Spices, Seasonings and More!30:20  The BEST Products Start With the BEST Ingredients38:04  Thank you Simply Ghee - We Can't Wait to See What's Next!__________________________________________________________________God's Good Table websiteGod's Good Table ResourcesGod's Good Table BlogGod's Good Table InstagramGod's Good Table FacebookPlease note that we only recommend products we use in our own homes. Some of these resources may contain affiliate links that at no additional cost to you, may earn our team a small commission.Send us a Text Message.Support the Show.
EP03: Chef James Barry of Pluck Organ-Based Seasoning
Jul 19 2022
EP03: Chef James Barry of Pluck Organ-Based Seasoning
In today’s episode, we are joined by Chef James Barry who is the founder of an amazing company called Pluck! James is a wonderful and kind human whom we have had the privilege of becoming friends with over the past year. We can’t get enough of his organ-based Pluck seasoning - it’s absolutely delicious AND nutritious - we put it on everything but ice cream!  James is a featured speaker at our event coming up at Polyface Farm on August 12-14. He fits in perfectly with the Nose-to-Tail Nutrition theme and we can’t wait to hear what he’ll be sharing with us. We would love to have you join us! Check out this link for info and registration: https://www.godsgoodtable.com/nose-to-tail-nutrition-polyface-2022This episode is phenomenal, we cover everything from how James got his start as a celebrity chef (yes, celebrity chef!), his food and cooking philosophy, why he started his company Pluck, his wisdom on how important organ meats are to our health and wellness, his practical steps to getting organ meats into your diet, and why some of the common myths around organ meats are false.  James is on a mission to share these important, nutrient-dense foods with the world and we know you’ll learn a lot from what he shares in this episode!  Resources mentioned on the show:Pluck Seasoning:  www.EatPluck.comPluck on Instagram:  @EatPluckChef James Barry on Instagram:  @ChefJamesBarryWeston A Price Foundation:  www.WestonAPrice.orgOur favorite Cod Liver Oil:  Green PastureForce of Nature Meats:  www.forceofnature.comThis episode is brought to you by our wonderful friends at Simply Ghee! They offer delicious, rich, nutrient-dense ghee - providing butter that doesn't have the tummy-bothering lactose that cause digestive issues for so many.Use code HEALTH to save 10% on your order: https://simplyghee.com/God's Good Table website:  www.GodsGoodtable.comGod's Good Table Instagram:   www.instagram.com/godsgoodtable/God's Good Table Facebook:  www.facebook.com/godsgoodtableGod's Good Table Youtube:  www.youtube.com/channel/UChss1xTqyifouUlOo-CaqEASend us a Text Message.Support the Show.
EP02: Joel Salatin of Polyface Farm
Jul 1 2022
EP02: Joel Salatin of Polyface Farm
In today's episode, we have our dear friend and "Lunatic Farmer" Joel Salatin join us for a conversation around Christians' relationship with food, health, and stewardship of God's creation.  Does God care about what you eat?  Does God care about how we take care of animals?  Does God care about how we take care of the earth and land?  His book The Marvelous Pigness of Pigs  is one of our all-time favorites and delves into these topics, offering a practical discussion to the faith community as to our responsibilities to God's creation and stewardship.   Join us for an enlightening, thought-provoking, and encouraging conversation!  We have our first event - Nose-to-Tail Nutrition - being held at the Salatin family's Polyface Farm on August 12-14.  We have a wonderful lineup of speakers, including Joel who will share a message during the Sunday worship on the farm.  We would love to have you join us!  Check out this link for info and registration: https://www.godsgoodtable.com/nose-to-tail-nutrition-polyface-2022Check out Joel's family farm Polyface Farm, his blog Lunatic Farmer, and his new course Farm Like a Lunatic which teaches you the foundations of farming and homesteading.  You can find Polyface Farm on  Instagram:  @PolyfaceFarmAnd we highly recommend the podcast Beyond Labels which Joel hosts with Dr. Sina McCullough.  This episode is brought to you by our wonderful friends at Simply Ghee! They offer delicious, rich, nutrient-dense ghee - providing butter that doesn't have the tummy-bothering lactose that cause digestive issues for so many.Use code HEALTH to save 10% on your order: https://simplyghee.com/God's Good Table website:  www.GodsGoodtable.comGod's Good Table Instagram:   www.instagram.com/godsgoodtable/God's Good Table Facebook:  www.facebook.com/godsgoodtableGod's Good Table Youtube:  www.youtube.com/channel/UChss1xTqyifouUlOo-CaqEASend us a Text Message.Support the Show.
EP01: Luke & Tommy of Raw Milk & Deadlifts
Jun 29 2022
EP01: Luke & Tommy of Raw Milk & Deadlifts
Our very first episode features 2 great guys we met at the Homesteaders of America Conference - Tommy Wheatley and Luke Kidwell of Raw Milk & Deadlifts; they are life-long friends who have a passion for health, wellness, homesteading and working out!  They're building an amazing community on their homestead as well as sharing their enthusiasm with the world for farming and old-school lifting.  The podcast starts out with Tommy and Luke sharing their story of how they got into health and started farming, then moves into some great conversations about faith, food and community.  Tommy and Luke will be joining us at our Nose-to-Tail Nutrition event at Polyface Farm on August 12-14 - we would love to have you join us!  Check out this link for info and registration: https://www.godsgoodtable.com/nose-to-tail-nutrition-polyface-2022Check them out on their website:  Raw Milk & Deadlifts  (you've got to get the Make Raw Milk Great Again hat!)And on their Instagram:  @RawMilkandDeadliftsAnd visit our friend Shannon's Tiny Homestead Tennessee on Airbnb - we love staying here!  https://bit.ly/3ubsnQG This episode is brought to you by our wonderful friends at Simply Ghee! They offer delicious, rich, nutrient-dense ghee - providing butter that doesn't have the tummy-bothering lactose that cause digestive issues for so many.Use code HEALTH to save 10% on your order: https://simplyghee.com/God's Good Table website:  www.GodsGoodtable.comGod's Good Table Instagram:   www.instagram.com/godsgoodtable/God's Good Table Facebook:  www.facebook.com/godsgoodtableGod's Good Table Youtube:  www.youtube.com/channel/UChss1xTqyifouUlOo-CaqEADisclaimer:  The information provided by God's Good Table is not intended to prevent, diagnose, treat, or cure any disease.  The information provided in the podcasts, videos, and show descriptions is for educational purposes only.  It is not intended to diagnose or treat any medical or psychological condition.  The information provided is not meant to prevent, treat, mitigate or cure such conditions.  The information provided is not medical advice nor is it designed to replace advice, information, or prescriptions you receive from your healthcare provider.  Consult your health care provider before making any changes to your diet, medication, or lifestyle. Send us a Text Message.Support the Show.