Natural Acne Remedies

No one knows the agony of a bad case of acne more than a teenager with one—or his mother. When we realized our oldest child would suffer so, my husband and I tried one treatment plan after another. When we saw no results, we decided to educate ourselves on a more natural approach. There are […]

Review of Grain Mills

Who can resist the smell of bread fresh from the oven? Or whole wheat pancakes heavy with butter and maple syrup? What about tortillas, soft and warm, right off the griddle? These are staple foods in our home—made with flour freshly ground with our Country Living Grain Mill. We really enjoy our grain mill and […]

The Best Fresh Cranberry Relish Recipe

The Best Cranberry Relish Ever: Ingredients: 1 medium orange 1 bag fresh (or frozen) cranberries ¾ to 1 cup of sugar 1 to 1 ½  cups of water Cut the orange into pieces and remove seeds. Combine with the other ingredients in a thick-bottomed, stainless-steel saucepan. Cook over medium heat until most berries finish popping. […]

The Gerson Therapy Diet: A Natural Way to Cure Cancer?

Most therapy treatments, allopathic or alternative, treat a person’s symptoms rather than the causes of the illness. Doctor Max B. Gerson’s 60-year-old therapy, however, takes a whole body approach to healing. Without focusing on symptoms, the Gerson Therapy Diet strives to restore the body to health; thereby enabling it to heal itself. Gerson (1881-1959) began […]

Sick? Or Tired? One Battle with Sleep Deprivation

I aspirated crumbs. It was a significant event—meaning I know that is what happened. I had food in my mouth, was talking, inhaled and down it went—the wrong way. I could feel it. After waiting too long, I saw a doctor who suspected pneumonia and sent me for a chest x-ray. The x-ray, however, was […]

How To Make Chicken and Beef Stock

Ever since I can remember, I’ve heard of chicken soup referred to as Jewish penicillin. Can it truly be that good for you? Yes. In fact, any variety of properly made stock provides many health promoting vitamins, minerals, and proteins. Plus, it tastes so much better than what you buy in a can, that once […]

How to Make The Perfect Cup of Tea

Imagine entering a tea shop, sampling the wares, and coming home with a couple of your favorite blends. At home, however, the tea just doesn’t taste how you remembered it in the shop. What went wrong? As the drinker of green tea, I’ve heard over and over again, “Oh, I can’t stand green tea. It’s […]