Archive January, 2014


Nature’s Medicine Cabinet

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Winter Vegetables

Some of our readers have fretted over which vegetables are best in the winter. We did a little research and found this list of veggies that seem to love cooler climates. Specific crops and harvest dates will depend on your region’s climate and many of these are only available locally in temperate regions. If you happen to live south […]

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Sweet Potato Houseplant

Isn’t this a beautiful plant. Hard to imagine it was once a sweet potato. Home Design on Facebook posted the instructions for making this plant by taking potatoes that have “sprouted” and ‘rooting’ them in water to eventually plant in soil. Pretty neat huh?

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African Cauliflower & Sweet Potato Soup

“I love experimenting with new soups!” ~Denise The recipe was very easy to put together and then it just simmered on the stove. My house smelled wonderful while it was cooking and later provided some much needed warmth in my stomach. If you love cauliflower and sweet potatoes, this is the soup for you! It is Vegan and very yummy! Enjoy. […]

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Aspartame Side Effects

Most of you probably already know this, but… most artificial sweeteners cause autoimmune response effects which can increase inflammation around the body and therefore, worsen symptoms. Easily the #1 thing you must cut from your diet completely – if you haven’t already – is artificial sweeteners. READ PRODUCT LABELS FOR: Aspartame, neotame, sucralose, saccharin, acesulfame. […]

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Natural Detoxers For a Stronger Liver

It’s one of the most important organs in your body and it works hard for you every day. Your liver. More than 500 bodily functions depend on it.  It cleanses and removes bacteria from your blood. The liver keeps your immune system healthy and strong, but one the most important functions it has is removing and […]

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Lose Water Weight With Celery

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Apple Quinoa Breakfast Bake

Now that it’s colder and darker in the morning a bowl of cold cereal just won’t cut it. We deserve a nice warm breakfast in our bellies and the healthier the better. Make this casserole, store in your frig and the following morning simply cut a piece and warm it in a toaster oven or a […]

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My Homemade Organic Candle

Last fall we posted the instructions to make a candle from a real orange. It was originally published by Homesteading/Survivalism. We also posted another version on our Facebook page with cloves. I forgot about the cloves and wish I’d thought of them when I was making my own … definitely next time! Now that I’m a […]

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Your Body Rebuilds Itself Every Year

As the cells in the body die, they are replaced with brand new cells. Do you know that 98% of your body completely ‘rebuilds’ itself in less than 365 days?  This is why I feel it is so important to feed our cells, with the healthiest diet we can. Because, as the cell is growing and forming, it should come from healthy sources to […]

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