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Rose Medicine ~ Rose Vinegar

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There’s probably nothing easier to make than a delicious herbal vinegar. It’s one of my favourite ways to preserve herbs throughout the year. ROSE VINEGAR is a yearly tradition and finds its way into many salads each summer. ROSE VINEGAR can also be diluted and used as an after sun soothing spray. I made a [...]

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EASY Energizing Tonic

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Warm Weather~ Sometimes the busy-ness of it all + the warm and normally humid (in southern Ontario) weather invites cooling, refreshing beverages. What can we change, one choice at a time, which can be life-enhancing? Over the years, I’ve experimented with some tasty bevvies for the deck or dock or after time spent in the [...]

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Rose Medicine ~ Rose Tincture

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Rose Medicine I love Roses. Do you? I love all ROSES! It was a great pleasure to be a part of the collaboration of the International Herb Association’s 2012 HERB of the YEAR publication: ROSE. ** I loved diving into my recipes and playing with ROSE for the better part of 2011 ~ and play [...]

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Meatless Mondays ~ EASY Herb Pesto

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Don’t you just finding new ways to use those amazing herbs and herbal flavours from your garden? Whether it’s watching the garden flourish or later in the season ~ fresh herbs growing always make me want to play with PESTO; fabulous intense flavours and a super way to be able to eat more herbs every [...]

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Detox Bathing ~ It’s a spring thing..

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  With the cold blustery days finally behind us, we turn our faces to the warmth of the sun and SPRINGTIME! It’s a time for lightening up — for lighter meal choices and lots of GREENS!  We can use our food as medicine–choosing anti-inflammatory ‘kitchen medicine” and detoxifying foods as well. Shedding the winter clothes, [...]

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Magic of the Epsom Salts Bath

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It’s NOT just for use after a long day at work or a lovely day in the garden!! Probably the most simple of all bathing rituals is the combination of pure Epsom salts in warm water. It may not sound very exciting. It doesn’t bubble or have a pretty scent. It IS, however, very GOOD [...]

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HOW to make a super-nourishing Mineral Broth

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We’re in that maddening “in between time” ~ it’s supposed to be Spring but doesn’t yet feel like it, at least it doesn’t here in Toronto.  Happy for the sun today, but, it IS still very cool.  We are SO ready for the warmer temps and to shed our winter garb and enjoy our porches and, [...]

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Do you want to get rid of that cough?

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There’s a lot of people still hacking and wanting to get ‘over’ a cough that seems to last a few weeks. Are you getting enough rest? Eat nourishing warming foods with my ‘pack of healers’: Onions, Garlic, Cayenne, Horseradish (excellent for lungs!) and Ginger. Here are some ‘home remedies’  to help! Soothing Onion Syrup An [...]

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St John’s Wort ~ Winter Sunshine!

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If you’re NOT a winter person, or when too many gray days line up in a row, or the busy-ness of life has left it’s toll and you feel like screaming, there are a number of herbal helper options.. ONE is what I like to call, Herbal Sunshine! For all those who  HATE WINTER!! Herbal Sunshine [...]

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When everyone is SICK ~ Look after you!

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Everyone around you STILL getting sick? It’s not too late to look after YOU! Ideally you have an immune supportive herbal remedy that you have been taking on and off since the autumn…but regardless — if you start to have “that feeling”…  When every second person at work is sniffling or sneezing, I reach for [...]

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