Plantain Natures Band Aid

Have you seen this weed? Of course you have. In the park, the lawn, growing between cracks in the asphalt, on the side of the

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Healing Weeds Mallow

Do you know this plant? Have you ever weeded it from your garden and thrown it away?

Well, those days are over. Meet Mallow, Malva neglecta to be exact. Mallow is the common name. Malva neglecta is the botanical name.

This is one of the most amazing, healing weeds on the planet.

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Fennel Electrolyte Tea

Not the most enticing blog post, but sure is useful information….

Nothin’ like a touch of food poisoning to have you cutting deals with your maker about how you swear you will be a better person, be kinder, eat healthier, love your family more…..

From 1:00 am until the sun came up, one violent wave after another emptying every last bit of anything left in my belly. No, this wasn’t an average throw up fest, this was, “Get it all out and now”.

black pepper corns in a pile

Of all the herbs that have traveled the globe to enliven our palate and improve our health, pepper is the herb that has been elevated to ‘Every Table in America’ status.

The omnipresence of this spice is astonishing; you find it conveniently packed and ready to use everywhere you turn; airline meals, the fast food drive through, packaged lunches, fine dining establishments, outdoor concerts, hotel meeting rooms, cafeterias, gas stations and truck stop joints.

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Sage Home Remedy

Winter is here.

Along with the celebrations, the holidays herald in cold and flu season.

Preventing and limiting the duration of colds and flu is a household art that has a big impact, especially when it comes to avoiding the use of antibiotics for winter sicknesses.

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star anise and cinnamon

The holidays are here. This time of year brings more family gatherings, festivities and feasting.

Unfortunately cold and flu season follows hot on the heels of the holiday season.

The good news is that many of the spices that we pull out of the cabinet this time of year help to prevent colds. Enjoy this wonderful time of celebration and connection but make sure to support your winter wellness by spicing up your food a bit more.

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ginger tea with lemon

Cold and flu season is here.

Wouldn’t it be nice to just be able to prevent a cold before it takes hold? This tea is our go to tea when we feel like there is some cold and flu grunge in the air.

Orange Peel Herbal Remedy

Do you love oranges? Once they come into season we enjoy their delicious, juicy flavor almost daily.

What do you do with your orange peels?

Eat your orange and then break the peel up into quarter sized pieces. Fresh orange peels are delicious in herb waters, add them to soups and stews or slow cook them with chicken or duck. Grate fresh orange peel into cookies and breads or add a zesty flavor to sweets and desserts.

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Cilantro

Do you love or hate cilantro? If you love it, you are in the right place!

I am definitely in the “I love cilantro” camp. I love to eat it and I also love to inspire others to use it in their culinary endeavors.

Let me inspire you to use cilantro!

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Spiced Honey Tea Living Awareness

This is such a simple home remedy! Happy Tummy Honey takes very little time to make.

It preserves well and tastes delicious.

It is the perfect remedy to have on hand for whenever you have an upset stomach or feel like you just haven’t digested a meal that well.

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Cayenne Peppers

Cayenne pepper is a spice that many people have in their kitchen.

It is an ingredient listed in chili and spaghetti recipes and people use it to spice up their veggie dishes and casseroles.

Cayenne is also an amazing home herbal remedy.

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10-tips-for-reducing-spring-allergies-2

I could have titled this blog, how to help get rid of your snot, which is really the point, but it seemed like kind of a rude title.

So I will just stick with Tips for Reducing Spring Allergies.

Spring is such a wonderful time of the year, but not if you can’t breathe and your eyes are so puffed up you can’t see.

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