On-hand Items for Cold Season

On-hand Items for Cold Season

Today I want to share with you a handful of items that I keep on-hand for cold season. Having these ready to use in your pantry prior to or with the onset of symptoms is so much more helpful than waiting until a cold takes hold to run out for help. During the peak of...
Healing Calendula Salve

Healing Calendula Salve

I’m excited to share a simple calendula salve recipe with you today. As I’ve discussed before, calendula has many healing properties and is especially great for skin health. You can read more about this wonderful flower from Herbs with Rosalee....
Recipe: Buttery Spring Vegetables

Recipe: Buttery Spring Vegetables

The other night I was watching PBS and stumbled on this delicious recipe adapted from Cook’s Illustrated. The show was P. Allen Smith’s Garden to Table show. And, in his region, he was pulling these veggies straight from the garden! We’re not quite...
Thoughts on Wintering

Thoughts on Wintering

I’m sure most of you are ready to see this year come to an end! If you have survived without falling apart, give yourself credit.This has been a year to put into place tools to survive stress on a level most of us have never experienced. Our lives and health...
Cashew Egg Nog

Cashew Egg Nog

Looking for that festive treat, but not wanting all the bad stuff! Try this Cashew Egg Nog recipe. Delicious and you’re getting more out of it than that other stuff! Cassandra Orjala has been practicing colon hydro therapy and nutrition for over 30 years. She...
Gracefully Transition into Fall

Gracefully Transition into Fall

The days are getting shorter and the air is getting cooler (at least in the evenings, that is!)  I like to turn to Chinese medicine during seasonal transitions to glean some ancient lessons that might help for a healthy seasonal change. Many people find themselves...