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Fire Cider Brings Home Affordable Healthcare

Fall is here, and as the weather changes and temperatures drop, cooties step-up their campaign to conquer your immune system. Don’t worry though, you do not have to be a victim to an illness. Fight back with fire cider! Revered as a folk remedy for a freaking long time, fire cider is a powerful concoction, which combines raw apple cider vinegar, raw honey, onion, ginger, garlic, turmeric, chili peppers, and other seasonal ingredients together. While each of the ingredients possesses […]

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Nothing Beats a Garden Party

What the world needs to do is stop for a moment and throw a garden party. I am aware, this may sound a bit oversimplified. However, in this simple act, we might realize that we already have what makes America great. It’s Time for a Garden Party I know there are some who mourn the loss of “real” America and that corresponding life. But, I’m here to inform you, with absolute confidence, that the country we love is still very […]


More to Cinnamon than Meets the Nose

For centuries, Chinese, Egyptian, and Ayurvedic medicine have used cinnamon for its warming effects and healing properties. While many people think of it as an ingredient in desserts, cinnamon is actually chock-full of several amazing health benefits.   Some of Cinnamon’s Many Benefits •Lowers LDL (bad) cholesterol levels — Studies have shown that as little as one-half teaspoon a day can lower total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, and triglycerides while increasing HDL (good) levels. •Arthritis relief — Combined with honey, cinnamon can […]

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Begin Each Day with Lemon Water

Beginning each day right is fundamental to living a healthy life. Many people begin their day already in a rush, and hope to catch up with the healthy living later. If this sounds familiar, then here is the simplest, yet most-effective way to improve your health: lemon water. Here’s how you do it: Squeeze one half of a lemon or lime into 12-16 ounces of warm, filtered water, and then drink it. Pow. Despite the fact that it may sound too […]

Food is Life & My Life’s been Food

Food, food, how I love and owe my life to thee! I can’t count how many days I have spent caught up in our dance of “dream it and bring it to life.” Food is life, and my life has been food. Food is one of the true universals. It is what binds our pieces and brings us all together. It’s also what allows us to continue on to do it all again tomorrow. Poems have been composed and love […]

Breakfast Done Different

Breakfast time is the first opportunity of the day to make smart decisions for your health. The body is waking up, and awaiting the day’s first fuel. This is the time to make positive choices, and a fatty, starch-heavy breakfast that will weigh you down and challenge your digestive process is not the best option. Nutrition experts may not agree on much, but many agree that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Drained of its fuel sources […]

Chili Lime Roasted Cauliflower

My friend, the cauliflower, is not appreciated enough. In the world of vegetables, the bright and the beautiful usually get most of the attention. Whether it is tomatoes, carrots, chard or beets, the colorful vegetables call much of the love in their direction; while cauliflower is all too often an afterthought. Cauliflower Brings the Nutrients Just like its cruciferous family members, broccoli, kale, and cabbage, cauliflower is a wonderful tool for good health. One serving provides nearly a full day’s supply […]