QUICK plan for fast tracking the FLU this winter

Healing Soup beats that VIRUS!

Go to bed.^^ When you know you are coming down with a bug you feel terrible and may have a sore throat, runny nose, or feel like you’ve had a run in with the proverbial ‘Mack Truck’. ALL  you can think about is going back to bed! NOBODY will be happy to have you ‘share’ […]

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What is the ONE herb you don’t want to be without ~ this winter?

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It has been said that — if we catch a cold/flu with the right remedy at the very beginning and if we take enough of it and if we keep taking it for a couple of days after symptoms subside –> We can avert the cold or flu altogether! There are so many ‘contestants’ for […]

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Healthy Condiments for you ~ 3 easy to make recipes!

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Are you a salty or a sweet lover? It’s funny how we are so often either one or the other. My personal preference is savoury salty foods.. Don’t tell anyone but I have been known to admit that my favourite food is the less than healthy potato chip. Yes. Plain salty crispy crunchy and not […]

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Chili-Infused Olive Oil with herbal healers

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You may know that I have been experimenting with “heat” in my cooking. I recently attempted another wonderful infused olive oil to have on hand  to add a “picante’ edge to my soups, stews, sauces and marinades! It takes 2 hours to make but it’s EASY and the result is a delicious infused oil with […]

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Fire Cider 101

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Once upon a time, in a land far far away…. Ok.. it was in the 90s and I was in Rosemary Gladstar’s apprenticeship programme at Sage Mountain in Vermont. Time is like that… It feels like a century ago, yet I can remember it like it was yesterday. It was there that I was inspired […]

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Golden Goddess Sunshine Soup

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  I’m honoured to have partnered with some wonderful ‘real food bloggers’ from around the world to create the first in a series of COMMUNITY COOKBOOKS!  This first creation, I’m sure you’ll agree, is filled with a wide selection of warming winter soup options for  you and your family’s enjoyment! Our Community Cookbook is available […]

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Herbal Vinegar with a kick!

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Here’s a quick n’ easy way to add delicious flavour and healing power to your meals. As  many of you know, I’ve been experimenting with adding a little heat here and there and am finding that I can tolerate more as time goes by. Why enjoy more heat? It increases circulation in the body. That’s […]

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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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Ginger Medicine

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Here’s another wonderful warming herb which can raise immunity and nourish the body in so many ways. Ginger root can ~ at the same time, soothe our nerves AND energize us! I use it in herbal formulae to help move the medicine throughout the body faster (circulatory stimulant properties). Ginger also helps us to release […]

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COLD-KICKER honey

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Cold-Kicker Honey I love to add herbs to honey to create another welcome winter remedy. It’s easy to make and simple to change to suit what’s needed. The honey helps to coat the throat and relieves irritation. Both anti-microbial and antioxidant, honey helps to fight bacteria and viruses. Due to its high sesquiterpene content, ginger […]

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