How to Make Fire Cider

how to make fire cider

Fire cider is one medicinal herbal tonic (of many!) that can be made easily in anyone’s kitchen using some of nature’s most powerful ingredients; creating one of the most effective herbal remedies that the whole family can reap amazing health benefits from. Want to know how to make fire cider? Have you heard of fire …

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Whey Too Much: Greek Yogurt’s Dark Side

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Greek yogurt has taken America and the world by storm. This growing industry provides a healthy, protein packed snack that tastes delicious and is low in calories. A while back I came across this article that explains a bit more about the manufacturing side of Greek style yogurt and it’s affects on US industry. This …

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Understanding the Dangers of Sugar Addiction

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Sugar addiction affects millions of people globally. It is so insidious that most people don’t even realize that they are addicted to sugar. If one could simply sit down and write everything with sugar IN it in a food diary, they may see just how bad it really is. Over the past 50 years, there …

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Winter Gardening in Containers

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Many Winter Vegetables Can Be Grown In Containers The satisfaction of growing fresh vegetables is undeniable, but many gardeners do not have a suitable in-ground location to grow them. That’s why choosing to do your winter gardening in containers is a suitable choice. If you are forced to do your cool season gardening in containers …

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What To Store In A Root Cellar

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A root cellar is a wonderful tool for storing your hard earned food. What to store in a root cellar? Here is a handy chart with optimal storage temperatures and storage times. Vegetable Ideal Storage Temperature (F) Relative Humidity (percentage) Average Storage Life Beets 32 95 1-3 months Cabbage 32 90-95 3-4 months Carrots 32 …

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Growing Lettuce and Greens

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Growing lettuce (and many other greens) is very easy. It grows from seed easily, it isn’t too picky about it’s soil, and it keeps on growing as you use it! Best Time to Grow Lettuce Lettuce grows best in cool weather in the spring and in the fall. Some varieties such as endive and radicchio …

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Lettuce & Mixed Salad Greens

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Popular Lettuce & Mixed Salad greens to grow in your garden. About Lettuce… Lettuce is not known in the wild. The progenitor of the many forms of garden lettuce was probably Lactuca serriola, a common weed that grows in waste places, fields and clearings in Europe, northern Asia and North Africa. The Europeans have developed …

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Lamb’s Ears: Grow a Potent Antibacterial Bandage in Your Back Yard

If you are working in your garden and want to provide your family with a strong antibacterial bandage in case of emergency, then look no further than Lambs Ears. Stachys byzantina, more commonly known as Lambs Ear, is an easy care herb with soft, velvet-like leaves that appear wooly. Due to the reflecting nature of …

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