Eating Raw Garlic: You’re Doing It Wrong

eating raw garlic- why you should and the best ways to eat it.

Eating raw garlic may not sound too appealing, but MAN is it effective in kicking germs to the curb. And that’s why so many of us have at least attempted to suffer through eating raw garlic in times of dire discomfort or pain. Maybe you’re wondering: Why Would You Eat Raw Garlic? Well, the quick answer…

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Cold & Flu Brew

Cold & Flu Brew

My favorite spiced cider recipe got a healthy makeover for cold and flu season.  You can see more of my favorite cold and flu remedies and prevention tips here, but I wanted to put this awesome recipe in the spotlight and give you a nice printable recipe page. This Cold & Flu Brew may not…

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Our Family Home Remedy List

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Usually, I can ramble off remedies all day long and twice on Tuesdays if it’s somebody else’s child with the stomach virus or poison ivy. But the minute my little one comes in clutching their tummy, my palms get sweaty, my mind blanks out, and get all “Mizz Scarlett! Mizz Scarlett! I don’t know nothin’…

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Elderberry Recipes

Elderberry Recipes

I wanted to share my elderberry recipes, after the last post where we explored this awesome herb, and the many uses of elderberry (click here to see that post.)  These are the recipes I used to make my cold and flu busting syrup this year.  It’s a crock-pot recipe, so if  you can make chili in…

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Elderberry Herb, My New BFF

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Meet elderberry.  At first glance, this may not seem to be a highly attractive pick for a best friend forever.  I mean, the berries really don’t even taste all that fantastic…sort of bland.  But I’m now totally committed to this little berry.  We have a date to make elderberry syrup every fall, from now until…

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Garlic Remedies

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Let’s talk garlic remedies…last week, we talked about the health benefits of garlic, mainly from a standpoint of using it to treat common, acute illnesses.  Garlic is now the go-to herb in this house for a cold, sore throat or any type of infection or virus.  I’d love to share with you what I’ve learned…

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Health Benefits of Garlic

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The health benefits of garlic are often highlighted in the news in relation to blood pressure, cancer research, and more.  But did you know that this pungent food is also a powerhouse ingredient in many natural remedies for common illnesses as well? This is the first in a series of posts I’ll be doing on…

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