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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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Echinacea & Ginger Tea

By Cat, Feb 2018 (image, right, from from Lisa’s Project Vegan blog (6) It’s cold and flu season here in wintry Montana. “Some common symptoms of flu include high temperature, cold shivers, fatigue, and body pains.” (5)  It is best to … Continue reading

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Lacto-Fermented Orange or other Citrus

by Cat, Nov-Dec 2017 (All photos by Cat) Fermentation is an ancient process that goes back to early Biblical times. It preserves and augments the nutritional elements of the preserved food. It is recommended to eat 1 – 2 bits … Continue reading

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Bristol Bay Sockeye Salmon Salad

By Cat, Nov 27, 2017 (Photo, right from Wikimedia Commons) As each summer approaches, I can hardly wait for the wild salmon from the Bristol Bay fishery, as it is the best I’ve found. I eat wild-caught salmon at least … Continue reading

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Cat’s Whole Grain Mustard Spread

By Cat, Oct 2007 (posted as a separate recipe Nov 2017) (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I originally came up with this recipe when I moved back home to Bigfork MT, and our local grocer did not have a Whole … Continue reading

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Sage or Thyme Tea

by Cat, Oct 2017 (photo by Cat) Sage, or sage and thyme mix, in a warm tea is also healing for a sore throat, as both herbs have antimicrobial properties. I add ⅛ – ¼ tsp unrefined sea salt  if treating … Continue reading

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Moringa Latte

By Cat, July 9, 2017 (Image, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Never heard of Moringa? You’re not alone. Moringa oleifera is a fast-growing tree native to South Asia, but now grows throughout the tropics. Its leaves (or the powder made from them) … Continue reading

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Apple Cider Vinegar & Ginger Drizzle/Tea for Sore Throat

By Cat, Jan 2, 2017 (photo, right, from from Lisa’s Project Vegan blog (2)) Apple cider vinegar has been in the news lately because of its lowering affect on blood sugar, but it’s important to note this is not its only health … Continue reading

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Immune-boosting homemade chai

By Cat, November 2016 (image, right, from Lisa’s Project Vegan blog (3) For a caffeinated beverage, I far prefer a good espresso or latte to chai, mainly because I’m not much of a black tea drinker. But when it comes … Continue reading

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Chicken Pieces with Cider and Caramelized Apples

By Cat, October 2016 (Photo, right, from Wikipedia) Fall is here and apples are begging to be picked for cider and pies – or for recipes like this one. I’ve not yet tested this recipe; it’s a bit fussy but … Continue reading

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