Essential Oils to Rejuvenate Energy Levels

If you are feeling depleted, essential oil aromatherapy can be a gentle and safe way to rejuvenate your energy and invigorate your senses. Essential oils are typically blended into and applied with a thicker carrier oil (such as grapeseed, jojoba, almond, or other massage oil). With this method, you can massage the oil into your [...]

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Holy Basil (Ocimum Sanctum or Tulsi)

Holy basil (or Tulsi), with its astringent taste and powerful aroma, is not the sweet basil you use to season marinara sauce. And it is very different from the basil used in Thai cuisine. Cultivated in the Southeast Asian tropics, holy basil has long been considered sacred in India where it is still used in [...]

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Digestive Enzymes

The digestive system has an intricate relationship with all other systems in the body, including the immune, endocrine, and nervous systems. If your digestive system cannot properly digest food, absorb nutrients, and eliminate waste products from the body, then it becomes very difficult to maintain optimal health. Even if you eat an ideal diet, if [...]

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Cranberry Orange Biscotti

Almost too good to be true … vegan, gluten-free, cranberry orange biscotti is a delicious treat to enjoy with a cup of tea or your preferred after-dinner elixir. Even the kids will love them! Ingredients 1 ¼ cups blanched almond flour 1 T arrowroot powder ¼ tsp Celtic sea salt* ¼ tsp baking soda ¼ cup [...]

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“Egg-cellent” Ways to Replace Eggs in Recipes

Are you baffled by how to replace eggs in your favorite recipes? Our list provides good substitutes, both homemade and store-bought, organized by the role of the egg in the recipe (binding, leavening, or adding moisture). For an egg substitute that binds, add any of the following for each egg: 1 T (heaping) soy powder + [...]

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5 Ways to Savor Your Holiday Meal

The race is on: Cooking, cleaning, hosting, visiting, and tackling a holiday shopping list that is growing faster than last summer’s weeds. Before you know it, the table is set and you’re serving the holiday meal. This year, though, is going to be different—you’re going to sit down and savor the cornucopia of flavors and [...]

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