Paleo Caramel Apple Tea Recipe

 

What do you love most about fall? When we surveyed our Wellness Wednesday readers, they unanimously said Fall Spices! Something about those clouds, the colder weather, and the shorter days have us looking for ways to warm up and spice up dishes.

 

While we have shared our favorite way...

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Calendula Officinalis & Calendula Tea Benefits

 

Hot summers bring bright yellows. While calendula Officinalis thrives throughout most of the year here in NW Oregon, they come to their full harvest in the fall. Also known as Pot Marigold, these calendula flowers have so many great uses, from externally on the skin to internally for the...

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Does Chai Tea Have Caffeine?

 

 

A typical cup of traditional Indian chai lattes is different all over India as well as all over the United States. It’s similar to grandma’s potato salad, or stew, everyone has their way of making it a little bit different but every way is a yummy family tradition. ...

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Is Coffee Acidic?

I'm a coffee drinker at heart. Eventually, my body wouldn't put up the coffee anymore and I had to give it up. I’m guessing because you are reading this you might have the same concerns that I did.

The caffeine caused my adrenals to burn out. Before they burnt out though I would get such...

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How to Make Thai Tea (Paleo, Whole 30)

Bright orange and almost as popular as bubble tea, this authentic Thai recipe is a must-have at Thai restaurants. It goes great with your favorite Pad Thai dish or it is even fabulous to make your own at home and serve with a Zucchini Noodle Pad Thai straight from the garden.

What is the best...

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6 Tips on How to Grow an Herbal Tea Garden

Herbs can be a great place for the beginner gardener to start. Many types of herbs are easy to grow, and these tips will have you soon growing herbs like a pro. 

You read The Secret Garden as a little girl and imagined the vast walls of climbing plants surrounding that quiet, beautiful...

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10 Herbs to Grow for Tea

Planting an herbal tea garden is a fantastic way to add health and joy to your home. There are ten herbs that I recommend for any tea enthusiast, and the following herbs are easy to grow with countless uses and flavor combinations.

Don’t forget your herb harvesting tools! We have our top...

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How do you Make a Mint Julep Cocktail with Green Tea

Mint juleps are a sign that spring and summer are here. Perhaps you have taken a trip and enjoyed Disneyland's Mint Julep Recipe or know that mint julep recipes are made around the time of the Kentucky Derby. Did you know on average 12,000 mint juleps are served in the 2 days of the Kentucky...

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How to Make An Irish Coffee with Chicory Root Tea

March isn't just a time for celebrating St. Patrick's Day with Irish Coffee, Stout Beer, Corned Beef, and Cabbage. It's also around the start of spring, which means it's time for plenty of chicory root coffee or in this case chicory root tea!

Not only does chicory grow in the spring but its roots...

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DIY Simple Syrup (Using Flowers)

The end of winter and the start of spring hold two special holidays: St. Valentine's Day and Mother's Day (as celebrated in the United States). Flowers are usually front and center during these two special holidays. The later doesn't give way to as many local fresh flowers as Mother's Day might...

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Best Herb for Skin Health & Natural Sunburn relief

Imagine your hiking in the mountains, through the trail, and all of a sudden, something grabs on to your leg and isn't about ready to let go.

Or maybe your children or grandchildren are walking through the pasture or field and come back to the house with something stuck to their leg.

This might...

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Quick Strawberry Sauce (Jam) Recipe

 

Sometimes it happens. You get a text or a quick phone call that the company is on their way, and you need to set-up tea or some sort of refreshment in a hurry. You look in the pantry and find you just used your last jar of homemade jam.

What in the world will you put on the scones?

You...

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