Elderberry Ice Cubes

I often see individuals wanting to make elderberry syrup and then not wanting the sugar so they try to find another solution. Some try to substitute the sugar, others head to making a tincture but I really think that elderberry is best extracted in water, in a decoction. So how do we make a larger…

Your Diet is Causing Inflammation

Yep, probably. It is. I know some days mine does. Do you have a standard American diet? Oh? You haven’t heard of the SAD diet? Then yes, you probably are eating something that is causing you inflammation. If you have heard of it you are probably more aware of what you are putting into your…

Gluten and Dairy Free Pumpkin Pie

If you haven’t realized it yet from my previous posts I really like Pumpkin! This Pumpkin Pie recipe is completely allergen friendly!  Crust This crust recipe worked better for me than any gluten crust I have ever tried and I will keep using it.I used 1/2 cup vegetable shortening with 1 1/4 cups of chickpea…

Healing Damage Due to Essential Oils

It is not uncommon these days to see people that have had either their skin or digestive system damaged from inappropriate use of essential oils. The body sets up an cycle of inflammation that just continues to get worse the more it is stimulated either by the essential oils themselves or due to other molecules…

Warming Spice Cake

I love all the different ways I can add herbs into sweet foods. This recipe is no different. What better way to warm you up after a meal than a spice cake using delicious carminative herbs and circulatory stimulating herbs.. These herbs will not only keep you warm in the winter months but also help…

Pumpkin Mousse

Who doesn’t want a delicious pumpkin and herb filled desert? I sure want one. This is a delicious way to make a pumpkin desert for the holidays. This recipe is gluten free already so no need to make any adjustments. Ingredients 3 Eggs 1 cup milk 3/4 cup honey 1/2 cup milk 0.25 ounce unflavored…

Spicy Caramel Nut Mix

I love to have nuts but why cant we add some spice to them as well. With so many holiday treats being filled with fats and sugars, these candied nuts will at least offer you some herbs to help support your digestion and keep you warm at night. The only challenging part of making this…

Chocolate Almond Cake

This recipe is a delicious favorite of mine and I feel responsible that I have to share it with you so I don’t lose it myself. It is super simple and I often just have these ingredients sitting around my home so no need to make an extra trip to the grocery store. Ingredients 1…

Lovely Leaves

This lovely craft is super simple and inexpensive. It makes a great gift. Only catch is…you need to grab those leaves and make it now before their lovely colors disappear, if they haven’t already. This simple craft only requires a few supplies. Keep in mind, the leaves will still fade in color over time but…

Fruit Sorbet

This recipe is super easy and amazingly delicious. There are many ways to make it your own. I recommend starting with your fruit already frozen if you want to taste some before it goes into the freezer a second time. It is also necessary to have a good high powered blender for this recipe because…

Holiday Spice Cider

It is getting cooler, might one even say colder…..okay down right fridged! Winter is ready to rear its ugly head and freeze your little tootsies off. It even snowed here yesterday evening and while we were all outside wandering the streets catching flakes our bodies metabolism was slowing down. Why do we care about our…

Cranberry Tarts

This combines two recipes that I have already shared with you and you will not be disappointed. This is a great way to use your left over cranberry sauce and to get a delicious treat with it. I love fruit filled deserts.  Last year we made a delicious cherry cranberry sauce and now that you…