All About Growing a variety of herbs The robust flavor and smell of fresh cut herbs is something we never forget. Be it cut from our own garden or offered by a friend from theirs. Packaged, store bought can rarely compare in color, aroma or flavor and once you have tried garden grown it is … Continue reading Growing Herb Series
What you probably didn't know........ When I began my journey to better health, I started with supplements. They worked so well for a couple of issues I had that I became highly motivated to research, and research some more. I can't begin to count all the hours I have put in to learning about supplements … Continue reading Supplements 101
Sometimes we have a hard time deciding what to get for some of our friends and family during the holidays, birthdays and other occasions. Personally, I don't have that issue. Maybe because I am way to practical. I like to give things that have a useful purpose that may be of some benefit to the … Continue reading What Makes a GREAT Gift?
Fermented Tomatoes are traditional in Russia. They are generally served as a condiment or side dish. Fermenting is a preserving method that has been used for thousands of years. And for good reason. It has numerous health benefits. They do a job that is mighty important due to their digestion-enhancing enzymes. They aid the intestinal … Continue reading Dang Good Fermented Tomatoes
Hemp is one of the most widely used and diverse crops in the world today and is used to make a wide array of products such as health foods, body care, building materials, cleaning products, clothing and other textiles. Oh, and plastics. Another benefit is it can be grown without any pesticides or herbicides at … Continue reading The Skinny on Hemp Seeds
I was an angry teen and that anger only escalated in my 20s. I wouldn't even call it anger by then, as it was more of a rage within. I believe there is a big difference between being mad and being angry. The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines anger as: A strong feeling of displeasure and usually … Continue reading Anger –Let’s Get a Grip
A hot, spicy, peppery KICK.. Let's talk about growing and using Horseradish. To start with it is referred to as a herb by some and as a vegetable by others. Either way, it's easy to grow and has a lot of yummy uses. People have been grinding the roots of horseradish for more than 3,000 … Continue reading Horseradish
Fermenting is a preserving method that has been used for thousands of years. And for good reason. It has numerous health benefits. They do a job that is mighty important due to their digestion-enhancing enzymes. They aid the intestinal tract's healthy flora balance and increase the beneficial bacteria. As an Affiliate I may earn a … Continue reading FERMENTING: Why & amp; How?
And it's SCARY “Food additives” is a blanket term for the countless chemical concoctions designed to mimic natural flavors. A single artificial flavoring can be created from hundreds of individual chemicals, and since the 1950s, the number of food additives allowed in food has grown from hundreds to thousands here in the US. GRAS (generally … Continue reading They are Messing With Our Food
It would be overwhelming if we try to change everything at once. Using the “crowd out” method to change our way of eating can be an easier and far more manageable. This method is easy and simple. We start by replacing some of the junk with healthier options instead of trying to start a strict … Continue reading The “Crowd Out” method