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Monthly Harvest: Lemons

The fruit of choice for the month of April is…lemons!

Since April is usually the month in Canada where the snow finally goes away and the sun comes out, it’s only natural to celebrate with the earth’s brightest, happiest fruit! 195 more words


Drink it Up: H20

I read something crazy the other day that stuck with me and has been in my head ever since…

Do you know what the #1 nutritional deficiency in the American population is? 516 more words


Dandelions: The "weeds" of wellness

What do you think our forefathers would have said if they’d have heard us referring to one of their favorite plants as a weed? I mean, certainly they wouldn’t have brought plants that they considered to be pesky weeds along with them to the New World, right? 645 more words

Natural Health

Oat's Series 7: The PINK Smoothie!


  • 5 Strawberries
  • ¼ cup of Pomegranate de-Seeded and Juiced
  • 1 thick slice of Pineapple Juiced
  • ½ Banana
  • 4 tbs of My Mom’s Oatmeal
  • 2 tbs of Plain Greek Yogurt…
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Why The French Love Dandelions (And Why You Should Too)

By Rebeca Plantier
March 21, 2014 7:34 AM EDT

In France, and Italy too, spring means piling dandelions on your plate. Here’s why.

Forget all those preconceived notions about garden weeds. 444 more words

Health And Wellness

Green Goddess Herb of the Week: Chicory Root

Chicory Root

Latin Name:  Cichorus Intybus


This herb is widely popular in the Far East for its flavor.  A tea made from roasted Chicory Root is commonly used as a coffee substitute.   218 more words

Gardening And Herbal Interests