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5 Ways You Can Turn Picky Eaters Into Foodies 

Feeding our kids seems to be such a controversial topic lately. Diet fads and lifestyle choices seem to creep up even in our kids' cuisine. Parents get offended,if you share experience or give them advice. Moms are ashamed of what they pack in their kids' lunch boxes and mumble excuses , or  leave their kids' food education to someone else completely. But it doesn't have to be hard, and it doesn't have to turn you, and your kids, into kitchen enemies...........read on ..........


The Plant-Based Pantry 
The plant-based pantry. It doesn't matter if you are vegan, vegetarian, paleo or eat traditional foods. I think every pantry should be plant-based. It is better for our health. It is better for the environment. It is better for the budget.......read on......

Root vegetables - the forgotten nutritional powerhouse
We live in a society which is slowly loosing its roots. Take this literally or metaphorically, it will still be true. We forgot the foods of our ancestors, the way they prepared those foods, or how to eat foods in season. I am sure that 80 % of people don't even know which produce is actually in season at their supermarket......read on .....

How to transition to a plant based diet?      Do you like pastured meat and eggs, bacon in the morning, thick milk kefir and naturally fermented veggies? Then you are like me. Until recently, that is..............read on.............

Is it food allergies?   I recently discovered that I have food allergies. The one kind of allergies I thought I never have to worry about. So.... another journey of healing begins ! I wanted to share with you how I was diagnosed, hoping that it might help some of you in your journey to health............read on....

Eat Your Colors     We've all heard the phrase "Eat your colors!"  but do most of us know what it means?A lot of people think that Mother Nature is into pretty things and that is why she makes such a variety of colors and flavors. I've come to learn that everything we see in Nature has it's purpose.....read on......

What is the best herbal remedy for you?    I have been busy lately and missing from this virtual space. I've been focusing my creative energy on making herbal magic. Beautiful and delicious herbal remedies that will nourish body and soul. We all need to focus on our creativity from time to time and take care of our mind as well as our bodies.........read on....

Manage asthma naturally      I've been dealing with asthma my whole life. I had my first asthma attack when I was two years old and I had a pretty rough childhood after that. My asthma attacks were almost daily and were triggered by allergies and excessive motion. So no running for me and no house plants and pretty carpets for my mom........read on........ 

The Winter Herbal Pantry     Cold and flu season is upon us. I know it because I've been opening that bottle of echinacea tincture more often lately and the tea pot is always full of steamy goodness. Herbal recipes are pulled out of the archives and new formulas are created.......read on......

Traveling With Kids    We just came back from vacation. It was great to spend two weeks away from work and to wake up with the smell of ocean in the air. It was our first really "big" trip since we had our son in 2011 and it was his first time on an  airplane. Before we left, I was a little worried about the flight, the changes in altitude, the humidity, the heat. ...........read on....... 

Herbs in Pregnancy    I am planning on writing a few posts on children's health and I though the best place to start is at the beginning. Mom's health and nutrition during pregnancy is very important for the future health of the baby and a lot of women are trying to avoid any exposure to potentially toxic ingredients in their diet, including OTC or prescription medications............read on.......

Know Your Body    I often hear people say : "I know my body" or "My body is telling me...." I am actually one of those people. And there is nothing wrong with that. If we could all listen to our bodies and follow their direction life will be a lot easier...........read on..... 

Herbs for the Immune System    This blog is an addition I wanted to make to the the previous post about our immune system. I am convinced that we don't need to spend tons of money on fancy supplements at the health food store in order to achieve the results we desire............read on.........

Kombucha - some of the facts    Unlike many of the "new" healthy trends, Kombucha is not a modern discovery but has been around for millenia. This fermented drink gets its name from the name of the Korean physician , Kombu, who tended to the Japanese Emperor's health back in 415 AD........read on......

Herbal Remedies for Kids    Today I wanted to share with you some of the herbal remedies we use to treat our two year old son. He goes to daycare three days a week and likes to bring all kinds of bad germs back home. Some of them stick around and like to cause trouble...........read on........


Herbal Health Care Kit      Winter is fast approaching here in beautiful Colorado. I decided it is time to go over my herbal health care kit and replenish some of the things that will get us through cold and flu season...........read on ........  


A Few Great Books About Herbs     Today I thought I will share with you some of my old time favorite books about herbs. People that are interested in herbs often don't know where to start. Too many resources , too many books are being published each year. This is how I felt at first and that is why I wanted to share those few titles, which make good "novice" herbalist books........read on.....


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