Healthy Living

Homemade organic and raw strawberry Jam

Homemade organic and raw strawberry Jam

Eating organic foods as much as you can is key to optimal health. Strawberries are now in season and due to their many health benefits, they are becoming superfruits. So step in and make your own organic and raw jam, you will control the ingredients and know it is not […]

by July 26, 2013
Health benefits of Aloe Vera

Health benefits of Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera is an ancient remedy that had stood the test of time.   Back in ancient Egypt, aloe vera was not only used for its many health benefits, it was a plant that was considered to be “god-like.”   It was so highly regarded, that the Egyptians called it […]

by July 26, 2013
Multi purpose basil bug repellent

Multi purpose basil bug repellent

Keeping your house bug-free is challenging and even more so during the summer. Mosquito bites can be irritating and sometimes even painful. Mosquitoes can also carry diseases like the West Nile Virus. Other insects like ticks and fleas can be pests as well. Commercial repellents and bug sprays can be […]

by July 25, 2013
Health benefits of ginger

Health benefits of ginger

Ginger is part of the herb family. It has a brown skin on the outside, and is creamy colored on this inside. The spicy, aromatic herb is often used in Asian cuisine to flavor dishes. Let’s take a look at the health benefits of ginger. Anti-inflammatory: Ginger contains unique compounds […]

by July 25, 2013
Health benefits of green tea

Health benefits of green tea

There’s nothing like a hot cup of green tea to get you through a long stressful day. It has a way of providing energy, soothing the soul, and refreshing your spirits. Green tea has been used for millenniums in Asia as a potent tonic for its health benefits. It is […]

by July 24, 2013
Health benefits of basil

Health benefits of basil

Ocimum basilicum, also known as basil, is an herb that originates from India, and other tropical areas in Asia. Basil, which is very popular in Italian cuisine, is often used as a main ingredient in pesto, or an addition to pastas. We are all familiar with the Caprese salad which […]

by July 23, 2013
Mosquito Bite Reliever

Apple cider vinegar mosquito bite reliever

According to Mayo Clinic, “Mosquito bites are the itchy bumps that appear after mosquitos use their mouthparts to puncture your skin and feed on your blood. Most mosquito bites are harmless, but occasionally a mosquito bite causes a large area of swelling, soreness and redness.” The best way to deal […]

by July 22, 2013
Health benefits of cherries

Health benefits of cherries

Everybody loves the sweet taste of cherries. They make a great addition to desserts, but are also delicious by themselves. You don’t have to feel guilty about eating them as they are very nutritious and loaded with health benefits. Let’s take a look at the health benefits of cherries. Anti-inflammatory: […]

by July 22, 2013