Seasonal allergies, asthma, auto immune diseases, brain fog, PMS, depression, thyroid problems, inflammatory disorders, arthritis, not to mention the usual suspects – bloating, gas, chronic constipation, diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome – and many more. Wait a minute, gut health – or lack of – can have something to do with all of those? Yes, and even more. … Continue reading What’s the Gut Got to Do With It?
Finally. I am back to blogging after a very long hiatus. My break began back in mid-July when I began experiencing some digestive issues. Eating wasn’t enjoyable and even the thought of writing about food was nauseating! After about a month that issue began to improve, and after a few more months my appetite returned. We… Continue reading Seasonal Tips
Well, there’s an interesting topic! I’ll explain. One of my students gave me an Easter gift and part of it was a Godiva chocolate Easter bunny! So I ate it. All. Of. It. Might as well just get rid of that temptation all at once! And besides, it was hollow. Still not a good idea. … Continue reading Post Nasal Drip and Chocolate Easter Bunnies
Does it really make a difference? Other than keeping our tummies full and providing energy? Sometimes I think about this when I tire of grocery shopping, planning and preparing meals, cleaning up, etc. Wouldn’t it just be easier to eat out or not bother with making sure I’m using whole foods, just fixing the yummiest thing… Continue reading Does It Really Matter What We Eat?
Christmas festivities have come and gone. New Years will soon be over. For many of us the celebrating started back on Thanksgiving and is still taking place. Getting together with family, friends, attending holiday events and, of course, eating all the special food that signify this time of year! I didn’t completely go overboard with… Continue reading Elderberry Syrup – Tasty Immune System Support!
What?! Now that sounds odd! Over Thanksgiving my sister-in-law and I were visiting and she shared with me a remedy she had found and used with good success when her son had the flu back in September. We’ve all heard of drinking ginger tea for nausea or to relieve cold and flu symptoms, but soaking… Continue reading Soaking in Your Ginger Tea?
Recently I heard good things about a new grocery store here in Edmond. Natural Grocers is the name. I had actually visited one in Tulsa and thought maybe it was too pricey. It’s also outside of my usual route to anywhere so thought I’d just let it go. After visiting further with a friend I thought it… Continue reading Natural Grocers and Turkeys
Today’s post will be quick as I forgot to write it over the weekend. Hopefully it will be helpful to you! Recently I was making hummus and needed a couple of lemons juiced. My method in the past has been to roll them around a while on the countertop to help break up the membranes and… Continue reading Lemons and a Fun Gadget
I love getting practical, inexpensive tips using items I already have in my home! Recently, at an Apples of Gold mentoring night, a new friend shared a tip for extending the freshness of produce. And all it takes is water and apple cider vinegar – one of my favorite natural products! Apple cider vinegar has… Continue reading Apple Cider Vinegar Produce Wash