Foraging For Edibles – Purselane
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Foraging For Edibles – Purselane

Purselane is another important plant to learn when foraging for edibles! This succulent annual plant thrives in poor soil and can be found in many countries around the world. Originally from India, Purselane (Portulaca oleracea), has been spread far and wide as an edible plant. In most countries, however, it is considered a weed, but…

Foraging For Edibles – Wood Sorrel
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Foraging For Edibles – Wood Sorrel

Foraging for edibles such as Wood Sorrel, sometimes called Wild Sorrel (genus Oxalis) is something you can do in your backyard. Wild Sorrel or sourgrass, is a medium sized edible plant that occurs in most countries around the world, except for the polar regions. The species particularly likes tropical and sub-tropical regions and shows rich…

5 Reasons Fermented Foods Are Good For You
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5 Reasons Fermented Foods Are Good For You

Fermented foods have been around for thousands of years. The process of fermentation was used in ancient times for preserving foods, since refrigeration was not an option. The added benefits of fermentation, however, also provided a rich source of nutrients and probiotics. Fermented foods in some cases enhance the nutritional value of certain foods! Making…

Guidelines For Foraging For Wild Edibles
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Guidelines For Foraging For Wild Edibles

Foraging for wild edibles is a rewarding and empowering activity! It does however require some knowledge and, the application of some common sense. Being full of bravado and thinking you know it all could result in a trip to the emergency room! That being said, if you stick to a few simple guidelines and build…

Kefir Devilled Eggs Recipe
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Kefir Devilled Eggs Recipe

Making kefir devilled eggs is a great idea for using your kefir in a tasty recipe that the entire family can enjoy! They get to enjoy a tasty treat and get the probiotic benefits of the kefir! This Kefir Devilled Eggs recipe is tasty, easy to make, and nutritious! The recipe is based on using…

How To Walk Barefoot While Wearing Shoes
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How To Walk Barefoot While Wearing Shoes

How to walk barefoot while wearing shoes … sounds a bit contradictory, doesn’t it? Modern shoes have been designed with fashion, rather than function and foot health in mind. The ideal would be to go barefoot every day, but society dictates that that is not acceptable. So how do you conform to society norms while…

4 Reasons For Walking Barefoot
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4 Reasons For Walking Barefoot

Walking barefoot is something we don’t do often enough! The health benefits indicate we should make more of an effort to remove our shoes and socks on a more regular basis. Kick off your shoes and relax while you read why you should walk barefoot more often! Walking barefoot not only improves your foot health,…

How To Make Kombucha Tea
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How To Make Kombucha Tea

Kombucha is an ancient, traditional fermented drink, rich in probiotics and anti-oxidants. Traditionally it is fermented from black tea and sugar, but you can substitute green tea for the black tea. Kombucha tea has been a prized beverage for over 2000 years by traditional cultures for its health-promoting properties. Kombucha is anti-oxidant rich and probiotic…

The Wonders Of The Mullein Plant And How To Grow it
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The Wonders Of The Mullein Plant And How To Grow it

Learning how to grow Mullein is quite straightforward. As it is not a fussy plant from a soil perspective, Mullein grows so very well that some people might consider it a garden weed or pest, as it produces huge quantities of seeds that propagate easily.

Mullein – Medicinal Herb
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Mullein – Medicinal Herb

Mullein has been used for thousands of years for herbal medicine. Records from as far back as 2000 years report on its use for pulmonary conditions. The mullein plant (Verbascum) is a biennial plant, which means it flowers every two years. Due to its prolific seed generation, it has earned a reputation as an invasive…

How To Make Kefir Yoghurt
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How To Make Kefir Yoghurt

Making kefir yoghurt requires a little more work than making cream cheese from your kefir. The process, however, is not difficult at all, and you will be very happy with the results! You will get great tasting kefir yoghurt that still has all the natural pro-biotic goodness, as opposed to store bought yoghurt where the good…

How To Make Kefir Cream Cheese
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How To Make Kefir Cream Cheese

Making kefir cream cheese is dead easy! I have laid out the process is a few easy, simple to follow steps to help you produce your own versatile, healthier, pro-biotic cream cheese. What You Will Need The equipment you need to make kefir cream cheese is usually readily available in most households, and even if…