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. […]

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 […]

The Health Benefits of Cabbage

My mother could bake a mean ham. She would cover it with pineapple, cloves, and brown sugar. It never failed to please the most discriminate of houseguests. Growing up, it was what followed the ham dinner that I loathed—boiled cabbage. This pot began with the ham bone. After cooking it down, and picking the scraps […]

The Health Benefits of Kefir

What Is Kefir? Kefir is a fermented milk product that health nuts love. It can be made from any type of milk, including: Cow milk Goat milk Sheep milk Soy or rice milk Like a drinkable yogurt, kefir is slightly tart, very creamy, and contains naturally-occurring bacteria and yeasts that give kefir its superior health […]

Does Green Tea Have More Vitamin C Than Black Tea

Natural health advocates often like to tout the health benefits of green tea – after all, it has less caffeine than black tea or coffee, includes cancer-fighting antioxidants, and it might even lower cholesterol, burn fat, prevent diabetes, and lead to better heart health. Nevertheless, some people just plain don’t like green tea, and much […]

Calendula Oil Benefits

If you have dry or sensitive skin, you may have a hard time finding a skin care product that won’t cause irritation. There may be something growing right in your backyard garden that can help you out. The calendula flower. What Is Calendula? Otherwise called pot marigold, calendula is a variety of flower that includes […]

Stuffed Green Peppers Recipe

Peppers are more than just a colorful addition to salad and stir fry. Peppers of all varieties — sweet bell peppers and hot peppers alike — are very nutritious, adding much-needed vitamins and compounds to your diet. Below, you’ll find a detailed explanation of the health benefits peppers offer, along with a stuffed green peppers […]