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The Basics of Lacto-Fermented Veggies

We’ve discussed the importance of supporting your microbiota. Maybe you’d like to increase your intake of fermented foods, but have you noticed how expensive they are? If you’ve purchased live, organic fermented foods such as sauerkraut or kimchi, they can really add up over time. But did you know that making your own fermented veggies …

Nighty Night Beverage

You know what they say about taking a cup of warm milk before bed? Well, it’s not just an old wives’ tale… it works! But it’s works even better when supercharged with adaptogens and other herbs. Keep reading to learn how to make a delicious and relaxing herbal nightcap that will have you drifting off …

Cantaloupe Mint Agua Fresca

Summer temperatures call for staying hydrated with cooling, thirst-quenching beverages, and one of our favorite ways to enjoy fresh seasonal fruit is as an aqua fresca. Spanish for “cool” or “fresh” water, aqua fresca is a cross between a flavored water and juice – light, flavorful and totally refreshing. Join us to learn how to …

Herb & Seed Salt

The marketing term “superfood” is overblown and overused these days, but stinging nettles (Urtica dioica) may actually be worthy of the title. Besides being delicious, they boast an impressive nutrition profile, full of vitamins and antioxidants, as well as an exceptionally high mineral content. You’re probably familiar with the benefits of nettle leaves, but did …

Relax & Restore Smoothie Blend

Meet your new go-to day starter! They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but sometimes you just don’t have the time for anything too elaborate. This is where breakfast smoothies can be a life saver! Simply throw a few simple ingredients into your blender, mix and go! They’re equally as …

Watermelon-Elderflower Cocktail

Nothing feels more like summer than fresh watermelon, and with the season getting off to a late start, we’re trying cram as much “summer” into our summer as we can! Keep reading to learn how to whip up a fruity libation that just might be the “perfect” light summer cocktail. The fresh watermelon juice balances …

Turmeric Power Bites

Did you make the golden turmeric paste we made from Wednesday’s blog post? If you did, then you’re in great shape to make this recipe. 🙂 These healthy and TASTY little energy bites are packed full of protein, fiber and herbal goodness – and are a great go-to snack to tame a craving or a …

Golden Paste

Turmeric is one of those herbs that “everyone” knows is useful for reducing pain and inflammation, thanks to a plethora of clinical trials focused on turmeric and its star constituent, curcumin. But despite it’s good PR, many of us don’t know how to easily incorporate turmeric into our routine on days we’re not planning curry …

Real Root Beer Simple Syrup

There’s nothing quite like a good old fashioned root beer, and making it yourself from healthy ingredients makes it that much better. Commercial root beer has strayed from its roots (literally and figuratively – ha!) and nowadays, it’s more often associated with artificial flavors and high fructose corn syrup than the wholesome ingredients it was …

Strawberry Herbal Slush

There are so many creative ways to take your herbs each day that are WAY more fun than boring tinctures and encapsulated powders. Keep reading to learn how to make a blended strawberry herbal slush that incorporates the delicious and healing power of ginger root and mint – both of which infuse your beverage with …