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Herbal Hot Cocoa

Nothing says “comfort” better than a steaming hot mug of hot chocolate on a cool fall evening. But not just any hot chocolate will do… toss out those packets of Swiss Miss and try this simple and delicious dandelion root hot cocoa blend using healthy, whole food ingredients. You’ll be amazed at how good this …

Eating the Rainbow: Green

When we look at plants, the color green seems to be present in almost all of them. The presence of green tells us something about the plant – it contains chlorophyll. What’s chlorophyll? Chlorophyll is a green pigment in plants with a very similar structure to hemoglobin. The only difference is the central molecule; in …

Eating The Rainbow: Red

The color red represents so many things: power, fire, passion, blood, lust, energy, war… it’s certainly attention grabbing (and healthy!) Red fruits and veggies are full of antioxidants that have been shown to help fight cancer and heart disease, increase the health of your immune system and growth of hair, nails and promote healthy skin. …

Antioxidants

Antioxidant has been a popular buzzword for years. The phrase “eat the rainbow” has been used as a way to encourage us to eat a variety of colors (and no, I don’t mean Skittles) What exactly ARE antioxidants and where can we find them? Plants produce antioxidants as a way to combat the free-radicals that …

Apple Pie Immunity Bites

As the temperature drops, oftentimes, our immune defenses go down with it. These apple pie-flavored protein/energy balls are fortified with adaptogens anti-inflammatories immune-system modulators to help keep your immune system in fighting shape over the winter! Print Apple Pie Immunity Bites Category: herbal life Ingredients 1 c pitted dates 1 c (60 g) dried unsweetened …

Borage

 Borage is one of our favorite plants to grow throughout our homestead. But we get particularly beautiful, large ones growing in our hoop-house alongside our tomatoes, peppers, melons and cucumbers. They make incredible pollinator attractors, but did you know that borage is also a popular food choice employed in various recipes in the Mediterranean? The …