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Strawberries with Balsamic-Basil Topping for Ice Cream

by Cat, July 11, 2018 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I love to make my own ice cream, because I’m in control of the ingredients. Most commercial ice creams are so full of questionable additives that it’s disgusting. See all … Continue reading

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Ginger Expectorant, Cough Syrup, Decongestant Recipes

By Cat, June 3, 2018 (Image, right, from Lisa’s Project Blog (2)) Expectorants and decongestants help us get rid of respiratory debris from the action of our immune system against seasonal allergies, colds and flu viruses, etc.; they aid in clearance … Continue reading

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Golden Milk (Turmeric Tea)

By Cat, Sept 2016 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I’ve been taking turmeric in supplemental form (capsule), but I like the idea of consuming it as a food rather than a supplement after reading about it on Wellness Mamma (1) and … Continue reading

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Homemade Yogi Tea

by Cat, May 31, 2016 (Images from Wikimedia Commons: Cardamom, right, and Cinnamon, below) Yogi tea is centuries old custom in India, that inspired the modern Chai. But there is a big difference between the two: yogi tea is mostly … Continue reading

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Ginger-Turmeric Latte

By Cat, Sept 21, 2015; updated Oct 15, 2016 (Photo, right, from Lisa’s Project Vegan blog (3)) This recipe (originally from Mercola) reminds me of Golden Milk (Turmeric Tea), but I’m posting it separately, as the Golden Milk post is … Continue reading

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Digestive Bitters and Bitter Foods

By Cat, Nov 2014 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) You may be familiar with digestive bitters: a tincture or infusion of bitter herbs. Angostura Bitters (pictured right) is the most well known of commercial bitters; it is usually available in the mixed-drinks section … Continue reading

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