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Common Food Preservatives. Know What You Are Eating!

Food preservatives are added to MANY of our food items to give them a longer shelf life.¬† They are added to foods that go bad quickly and are found in all kinds of products in our grocery stores. It is of interest to note that different types of preservatives work in different ways. Some prevent…

Ashwagandha Milk Tea

¬†Benefits of Ashwagandha Ashwagandha (Withania Somnifera) is an Ayurvedic adaptogenic herb. Among many of its health boosting benefits Ashwagandha: Strengthens our immune system Relieves stress Increases Energy Improves concentration Ashwagandha Milk Tea 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup water 1 tsp Ashwagandha Powder 1 date 10 Goji Berries 4-5 cardamom buds Directions Add milk, water, Ashwagandha…

Fermented Carrots Recipe

Recipe (Probiotic-rich): Fermented Carrots Serves 12 1 L warm water 4 tsp salt 4 carrots, medium, peeled, sliced 1 clove garlic, smashed (optional) Instructions: Make a brine by dissolving the salt in water. Place carrots into a clean canning jar, packing them in tight. Make sure to leave about 1 inch of head space at…