7 Spices Loaded with Serious Flavor — and Incredible Health Benefits
Cayenne pepper really hit its prime in the early aughts. When Giselle Bundchen credited cayenne with helping maintain her slim, Victoria’s Secret-worthy figure, the spice was suddenly stylish. It’s almost too easy—just a pinch of some magic powder and suddenly you’re a fat-burning machine? Well maybe not a machine, but fiery cayenne does seem to […]
Food Is Medicine: 20 Natural Painkillers in Your Kitchen
This fascinating list, based on scientific research, also gives specific information as to which ache or pain a particular ingredient may assist with. The list is understandably very long and it is impossible to comprehensively deal with every ailment and cure listed. Below you can find a list of the top 22 natural painkillers that […]
Learn How to Grow Peanuts in Your Spring Garden
Peanuts are not actually nuts, they are a vegetable that belongs to the legume family. Learn how to grow peanuts in your garden and enjoy the benefits of this hassle free, delicious crop. Peanuts are native to South America and take about 120 days tomature. The plant is hardy and can withstand light spring and […]
15 Soups That Will Actually Cure Your Cold
1. Coconut Ginger Carrot Soup Creamy is where this incredible coconut ginger carrot soup recipe goes. Have your heard so many delicious flavors in one recipe title? Even better, this soup is an amazing immunity-booster just in time for cold and flu season. 2. Immune Boosting Vegetable Soup Tis the season for colds, flus, and […]
14 Edible Plants You Can Grow Indoors
Many of us dream of having our own vegetable patch, but it can be challenging to find the ideal space – and that’s assuming you have a garden at all. If you don’t then you’re in luck, you don’t need a large out door plot to grow all your ideal crops, for many edible plants […]
Do You Know About Bioregional Eating?
Eating bioregionally is gaining in popularity. Here’s what you need to know, including how it differs from the locavore moment. Growing local has its merits, but a growing movement suggests perhaps we need to let the region dictate what we grow locally. (Photo: Arina P Habich/Shutterstock) There’s a growing trend in sustainable food that sort […]
20 Gluten-Free Treats for the Holiday Season
It’s mid-December, which means it’s time for some holiday sweets. You won’t find wheat flour in any of these sweets, but it’s one ingredient you’ll never miss. Whether you follow a gluten-free diet or not, these desserts from cookies and candy to cakes and edible gifts, will make your holiday season complete. 1. Caramel Pecan […]
How to Correctly Plant Tomatoes to Get 5–8ft Plants
How do we plant a tomato, you might ask? With a ridiculous amount of stuff in the hole, is the answer. When someone ropes me into telling them and I start the long answer, I eventually see their eyes glaze over. That’s the point where I say, “Then you throw in the kitchen sink and […]
Top 7 Health Benefits of Organic Pumpkin Plus Recipes!
Halloween is fast approaching. What do we usually see during this season? Pumpkins! But don’t be fooled thinking they’re just for decor! – they’re actually one of the most nutritious fruits out there that you should eat regularly. Just don’t forget to choose organic and your family’s health will be taken cared well. Check out […]
Cranberries Have Role in Heart Health, Should We Give Thanks?
Several studies, including new research presented at the Cranberry Health Research Conference, suggest cranberries may play an important part in heart health. As we prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday and the height of cranberry season, it’s time to explore how these red berries may benefit heart health. Cranberries are a rich source of polyphenols, including […]
Surprising Facts You Didn’t Know About Pumpkins
While you sip on that pumpkin spice latte, consider these unusual pumpkin facts about your favorite fall produce. Maybe you want to know why pumpkins fit so effortlessly into sweet and savory dishes, like pumpkin ravioli and pumpkin pie. Perhaps you are curious about how early American settlers used this foreign gourd for cooking, or […]
4 Tips for a Zero-Waste Picnic
Hot sunny days are made for wandering around and just enjoying the weather. Picnics are an essential part of summer as they combine two guilty pleasures: good food and basking in the sun. However, some ideas are better than others. The concept of zero waste can be a challenge, so here are four tips for […]