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Extraordinary Elderberry

2024-01-14T12:51:52-06:00December 31, 2023|Medicinal Herbs|

Sambucus Nigra better known as ELDERBERRY is an extraordinary herb. Elderberry is the dark purple berry from the European Elder tree. It has a long history of being used for a cold and the flu virus. Elderberry is a popular ingredient in supplements, tinctures, herbal tea blends and herbal syrups. Some studies done on Elderberry shows that it can stimulate [...]

Sautéed Vegetables with Coconut Rice

2023-09-26T04:14:27-05:00January 24, 2022|Health Recipes|

Nowadays we are always on the move and sometimes we may think we don't have time to cook a healthy, nutritious meal. We may even on occasion stop by a fast food restaurant to get something quick and convenient, which means it's probably not healthy or nutritious. Making home cooked meals is a sure fire way to know what's in [...]

Vegan Italian Sausage Stir Fry

2024-01-14T12:53:15-06:00February 15, 2021|Health Recipes|

I LOVE making QUICK and EASY vegan meals that to me are DELICIOUS and full of veggies. Often times I use veggies that are left over or raw veggies that are on their last leg. I also love experimenting with different spices and herbs, but my basic usual suspects are onion powder, garlic powder, smoked apple wood sea salt and [...]

Delicious Vegan Strawberry Smoothie

2024-01-14T12:54:27-06:00January 29, 2021|Health Recipes|

While in covid quarantine I decided to make a quick and easy DELICIOUS smoothie. Due to the fact I am quarantined with my husband, I had some not so healthy choices. See my husband is what I call “a buck fifty” concerning his weight. The man can eat ANYTHING he wants and how MUCH he wants without gaining a pound. [...]

Helping those in need

2024-01-14T12:55:18-06:00August 30, 2020|The Community|

COMMUNITY A few months ago we were asked by Sugar Beet Coop to donate 50 samples of our moisturizing body butter to the Quinn Center Seniors Programming Fellow. As you can see our samples were added to their care packages for senior citizens who were in need during this difficult time. We were so honored to be asked to donate [...]

Herb of The Month: Ginger Root

2024-01-14T12:56:09-06:00August 30, 2020|Medicinal Herbs|

Herb of The Month: Ginger Root Ginger is one of my FAVORITE herbs I can drink several times a day to experience its warming and analgesic benefits. Ginger is in the Zingiberaceae family and it is related to Turmeric, Cardamom and Galangal. This flowering herb originated from China, with its rhizome(root) being the stem that grows underground. Ginger has a [...]

Herb of the Month: Relaxing Lavender

2024-01-14T12:57:44-06:00August 23, 2020|Medicinal Herbs|

Relaxing Lavender During these trying times we are under a great amount of stress. We are stressed due to food insecurity, stressed due to financial insecurity and stressed due to Covid-19. This is where the lovely herb LAVENDER comes into play. Lavender is a WONDERFUL herb that is good for so many things, but for this article we are going [...]

Creamy Red Lentil Pasta and Vegetables

2024-01-14T12:58:26-06:00August 23, 2020|Health Recipes|

Creamy Red Lentil Pasta and Vegetables This vegan recipe is one of my go to's when I have had a busy day and want to cook something nutritious and QUICK. Before we start let me warn you I don't measure ingredients, but instead I season my food to taste and also because I am HORRIBLE at remembering to write down the [...]

Can You Reverse Type 2 Diabetes?

2024-01-14T12:59:10-06:00May 1, 2020|Medicinal Herbs|

What is Type 2 Diabetes? Type 2 Diabetes is a condition that affects the way a person's body breaks down glucose, better known as sugar. This form of Diabetes can affect adults and children alike. What causes Type2 Diabetes? Type 2 Diabetes is caused by the pancreas making an overproduction of insulin, to get sugar or what is called [...]


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