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Mother Nature Always Wins

Mother Nature Always Wins This mother’s day weekend is a beautiful time to acknowledge all the mothers, grandmothers, aunts, sisters and the feminine traits in all things – in women, men, plants, animals and the natural forces. To nurture and sustain – Mother Nature is a personified form of a creative controlling force respected [...]

Dandelion Salad

Dandelion Salad My friends on the farm were discussing the bitter taste of greens for spring cleansing the liver, the attitude and digestive tract. Pesticide free dandelion greens (if you are collecting your own - not by the road side!), arugula, parsley, and dilute with regular lettuces if you wish. Garnish with green onion, [...]

My Mom’s Healing Turkey Soup

My Mom’s Healing Turkey Soup Turkey remnants – bones, shredded meat, leftover drippings Cover with cold water by 1” to create the soup base or stock Quality salt, pepper, garlic cloves grated Parsley – half fresh bunch 4 – 6 celery stalks plus leaves 2-3 large onions well chopped tsp dried thyme 1-2 bay [...]

Holiday Heartburn

Holiday Heartburn Too much of a good thing? How can that be possible? First of all and not the last... Silent heartburn is heartburn. Defined as other symptoms but lacking the regurgitation sensation. If you have regurgitation happening your heart burn is over 10/10!! Heartburn is not an H2 blocker deficiency, examples of these [...]

Hungarian Goulash

Honoring the Ancestors - Hungarian Goulash 2 ½ pounds of stewing beef chunk cubed 3 tbsp olive oil 3 large onions minimum sliced 4 roma tomatoes diced ½ tsp celtic or Redmond salt 1/2 tsp – 1 tsp black pepper 3 tbsp of sweet or hot paprika 5 cloves of garlic minced or grated [...]

Rest Sleep Hibernation

Rest, Sleep and Hibernation Essential tonics for our minds and bodies. Sometimes I wonder if the smarter animals hibernate! Not to escape but to conserve and prepare for a time of renewal – which assuredly will happen. Spring always follows Winter! IKEA markets their “Bedroom Wear and Decor"  by acknowledging [...]

Elixir of Death

Elixir of Death? Eye of newt, Salamander sweat, Poison of toad, and Saliva of leech – no not really!! Liquid herbal medicine may taste like you are going to die but plant medicine is loaded with many biochemicals. Tannins, terpenes, isothiocyanates, alkaloids, isoflavones, glucosinolates, saponins, and polyphenols,  contribute to that yummy bitter flavour. It’s [...]