After all these years of having fresh herbs in the garden, I finally decided to dry fresh lemon balm and mint. I can not believe with a garden full of these lovely herbs I have not done this sooner!
Lemon Balm is said to have many healing qualities – you can read about lemon balm here.
This was such a refreshing delicious lemonade. I had gone to our local Nursery to buy my Basil Plants for the summer. The owner was in the process of cutting back a large Grapefruit Mint Plant, and gifted me with the cuttings. I had never heard of Grapefruit Mint before, have you?
The flavor of this [...]
As I may have mentioned previously, years ago when healing from Celiac Disease I made the choice to heal naturally. I have never done well with medication of any kind, including aspirin! I wanted to get vitamin packed nutrients from vegetables of all kinds. We bought an inexpensive juicer and at that time regularly made [...]
As I write up this post, I am spooning this luscious smoothie into my mouth….I just want to devour it in one go! We go through fazes where we have smoothies 3-4 times a week, then we won’t have them for a while, then we are back to having them on a regular basis again. [...]
Thought I would write an update on the Kefir Milk Experiment . Each day, I have been following the same method for making the Kefir Milk, here is the post.
I started out having one tablespoon of milk each day – taking it slow, because of Lactose Intolerance. Then after a few days, I increased the [...]
Years ago when I was first healing from Celiac Disease, one of the first things we did was to buy an inexpensive juicer. We made fresh, healing, juices every day. I swear by them. They are so easy to make, and they can actually taste really really good. Doesn’t this one look so pretty? So [...]
Each summer I stock pile my freezer with berries…..strawberries, blueberries and blackberries. They are wonderful to have for pies, crisps, cakes, coulis…and smoothies throughout the year. And by using frozen berries in a smoothie – you do not need ice – so you end up with a more concentrated berry taste.
There are no measurements – [...]
Years ago, I’m guessing 15-17, I had a small studio downtown. There was a cafe next door that served, what I thought then, was the best Iced Tea I have ever had….yeah right….lemon juice from concentrate-yuck, ridiculous amounts of sugar, ohh no! I asked them for the recipe, and after a short time, began having [...]