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 […]

How to Freeze Fresh Herbs

A home garden doesn’t have to contain only fruits and vegetables. It can also be a wonderful place to grow fresh herbs such as oregano. Herbs are good for so many things other than cooking, like detoxing you liver and kidneys. To keep fresh herbs lasting longer, one option is to dry them. However, herbs […]

Green Beans with Balsamic Reduction Recipe

Do you ever get bored with your vegetables? Are you looking for a way to spice things up when it comes to green beans? There’s a simple yet elegant way to add a little flavor to your green beans without a lot if hassle. Pour a balsamic reduction sauce over them. Balsamic reduction sauces are […]

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 […]