Episode 23: Berries, Heart Health + Cancer

Episode 23: Berries, Heart Health + Cancer

Over the past 10 years, the words antioxidants and free radicals have been thrown around and used as buzz words for product sales.But what are they anyhow?!To simplify, free radicals are unstable cells floating around in our body. They're caused by... well, life. 🤷‍♀️(Breathing, digesting, sun exposure, air pollutions, poor quality foods, etc). When free radicals [...]

Episode 22: Medicinal Herbs + Teas

Episode 22: Medicinal Herbs + Teas

*We have a gift for you* Find it below! Plant medicine has been around since the dawn of mankind!  Every tribe, culture and people looked to their shaman, sage, medicine man/woman or even witch doctor 🧙🏻‍♀️ for answers when someone was in pain or suffering.This was medicine 👩‍🌾 ... and it still is today! 👩🏻‍⚕️This spring, observe all the [...]

Episode 21: Celery Juice Pros + Cons

Episode 21: Celery Juice Pros + Cons

Celery is a tried and true ingredient that goes into EVERYTHING! It's part of 👩🏻‍🍳 the French Mirepoix(celery, onion, carrot)👨🏻‍🍳 the Cajun Trinity (celery, onion, green pepper) and 👩🏽‍🍳 the Italian Sofrito (celery, onion, carrot, garlic, parsley). It also plays a key role in our favorite protein based salads like 🐔chicken salad, 🐟 tuna salad and 🥚 egg salad. But today... the spotlight is finally on Celery! [...]

Episode 20: Crafty Cocktails + Elixirs

Episode 20: Crafty Cocktails + Elixirs

Fermenting grains + fruits into alcohol has been a traditional practice for thousands of years, just like fermenting + pickling vegetables! It was a way to utilize excess crops and for preservation.Further, it was discovered to have pain relieving abilities, brings heat to the body to fight off infection or fever, is antiseptic, and used medicinally to make herbal tinctures. Lastly, it's been [...]

Episode 19: Healing with Culinary Herbs

Episode 19: Healing with Culinary Herbs

Herbs and spices are Mother Nature's medicine cabinet! If you're not cooking with them already, it's time to spice things up and get herbaceous with your cooking... especially this spring! Culinary herbs + spices are not only healing, but they add incredible flavor and zest to your cooking! Herbs are so easy to grow at home. They're beautiful to [...]