Food

Herbs for Seasonal Cleanse

A lot of people ask about removing toxins from their bodies or a body cleanse. One of the best things you can to to help your body out is to eat foods and herbs, that…


A Harvest Succotash

A few months ago we prepared a summertime succotash using fresh corn and beans. Today’s recipe is for a harvest version that uses dried ingredients instead. It’s a much heartier dish than its sweet-corn cousin,…



1796 Pound Cakes!

Today’s recipe is for a traditional “Pound Cake.” This comes from Amelia Simmons’s 1796 cookbook, “American Cookery.” While it’s called a cake, there are clues in the text that this was intended to be made…


Lemons

Lemons are a powerful healing fruit that contain phenomenal antibiotic, antiseptic, and anti-cancer properties. Lemons are rich in vitamins C and B-complex and minerals such as iron, calcium, magnesium, silicon, copper, and potassium. They are…


Goldenrod

Goldenrod (the Solidago genus, Asteracea family) is a great plant to know. Distinguishing Features: Long wood like stems with spiky tooth like parts which are widely-spaced, yellow flowers that grow in thick clusters. Leaves: There…


10 essential herbs

Here are 10 essential herbs, including some of their uses and guidelines to get started on your herbal apothecary. Health made simple and easy. A few herbs that you can grow indoors or outside. Herbs…


Burdock Root

Burdock root is a medicinal herb and food that has powerful anti-tumor, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, and anti-microbial properties. Burdock root is one of the top recommended herbal remedies for cancer due to the belief that it…


Purslane Or Spurge?

PURSLANE • Excellent source of Omega-3 fatty acids (better than fish oil!) • An excellent source of Vitamin A, one of the highest among green leafy vegetables • A rich source of vitamin C, and…