What’s For Supper?

Today, I was on my way home from work, exhausted, and thinking about what’s for supper? I like to use up my fresh vege’s because it breaks my heart to throw anything away . I was eating solo tonight, so I was just thinking of what I could make for one.    ...

Herbs and Spices For Good Health

Spices have a unique ability to add flavor and nutritional value (adding the feeling of warmth and comfort) to any meal, without adding calories or salt. The health benefits are explosive! Try these recipes and see how enjoyable it is to eat  your way to health.  I firmly believe...

Why You Need Spices

 Turmeric, cinnamon, ginger, chile pepper, mint. You know, it’s funny, I try to come up with new ideas and different spices for interesting topics, but every time I always come back to pretty much these same spices. These flavors are common in many cultures, but when used in the...

Loose Leaf Tea Review

In my opinion, this is the best loose leaf tea you can get! I’ve tried many, many others, and this is the best by far! I have been buying tea an online since 2005 and I have always been pleased with my orders and customer service. Free shipping on...

Spices and Herbs-Beginnings

Do you love to eat good food? Of course you do! Eating is probably one of the most enjoyable activities we all have in common from one land to another. Cooking became a passion of mine when my kids were little. It was a challenge to feed five hungry...

Three Basic Spices, Salt, Pepper, Basil

We will begin our journey with three common flavors, salt, pepper  and basil. I am adding the herb, basil because that is the flavorful, herbaceous ingredient in my first recipe. We are going to be making bruschetta, which is one of our favorite, easy, fresh go-to light supper or starter. ...

Activate Nrf2 Pathway with Turmeric and Ginger

Whatever happened to just eating healthy? It’s well known that I am not a fan of western medicine. It’s kind of backwards to me. Wouldn’t it make more sense to do preventive maintenance on our bodies and try to thwart sickness before it happens rather than wait until it’s...

Black Pepper-The Most Popular Spice of All

What Is Black Pepper? Black pepper, the most popular spice of all, is the fruit of the plant from the Piperaceae family and is used as both, a spice and medicine.  Its spiciness is due to the chemical piperine, not to be confused with the capsaicin which is the heat element in chili peppers. It is used...

A Little Salty Science- Where It All Began

Salt is neither a spice nor an herb. It is actually a mineral. Salt is an important nutrient we all need to make our bodies function properly, so here I will tell  you why you need it and I will give you a background of the most common salts...

The Amazing History of Spices-More than just food

Spices and herbs are what I’m all about. I love spices and herbs! I think they are fascinating, they are more than just food! They have so many qualities and they aren’t really treated with the respect that I think they deserve.  ...
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