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Calendula (Marigold) Insect Bite Salve

Calendula or marigold flowers are nature’s golden treasure to us. These beautiful flowers are packed with medicinal properties. With that said, spring is here! After the showers come the pretty...

Anemia | How I Cured It With Diet and Supplements

What is anemia? Anemia occurs as a result of low red blood cell production. Red blood cells contain hemoglobin. Hemoglobin carries oxygen to tissues in the body. Iron is necessary to produce...

Discovering Elderberries

A few years ago, I noticed my son was having frequent “little” colds. As moms, we expect the occasional runny nose and seasonal sick days – we bring out the...

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Coconut Milk – Homemade Is Best!

Coconut milk recipes are found online with a quick search. A couple of techniques used to make coconut milk and its many uses compelled me to give it a try....

Jasmine Green Tea | A New Way of Looking At Sweet Tea

Jasmine Green Tea is a treasure! If you’re a tea lover as I am, then you know about the sweetness of jasmine green tea. If you have never tried jasmine...

Almond Pecan Milk

Almond pecan milk is one of my favorite things. Homemade nut milks bring me joy! Nut milks are nutritional and tasty commercial milk alternatives. Homemade nut milks are a superb...

Serenity in a Cup | Herbal Tea Time

“Strange how a teapot can represent at the same time the comforts of solitude and the pleasures of company.” -Zen Haiku Herbal Tea is by far one of the warmest and...

Natural Heartburn Remedies – Five Quick Fixes

Natural heartburn remedies help clear the woes of acid reflux and heartburn. I have a sensitive digestive system that includes lactose intolerance  There was a time when Tums were stocked on...

Green Smoothie for Kids

My son loves having a thick smoothie for breakfast. I began the breakfast smoothie journey with organic bananas, another fruit of his choice (blueberries or avocado), organic milk and some...

Calendula – Nature’s all-in-one

What is calendula? Calendula officnalis, also known as Pot Marigold, is this beautiful yellow-orange flower known for its skin healing properties. Calendula is used to treat burns, cuts, acne, and...

ACE Facial Oil – No More Dry Skin Blues

A friend of mine once asked me about an all natural moisturizer for her face which was constantly dry and irritated. I suggested she used unrefined organic coconut oil to...

Hibiscus Tea Recipes | This Is Really Easy!

The hibiscus flower (Hibiscus subdiriffa) is a preferred botanical in my house. Not only is it a pretty flower, but the benefits for overall health are amazing. Hibiscus tea recipes are...