healthy soup recipes

5 Healthy Soup Recipes That Will Warm You Up

On a cold or dreary day, there’s nothing better than cozying up with a bowl of steaming, hot soup. It’s been bubbling on the stove, warming up your kitchen, and now it’ll warm your belly, too. (And tomorrow you’ll heat up the leftovers for an inexpensive, healthy lunch… Have you ever noticed how soup tastes even better the next day?!)…

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What You Need to Know about Herbal Energetics and Fevers

jim mcdonald joins HerbMentor Radio for a special episode on herbal energetics and fevers. What is a fever, why do they happen, and what are the popular myths? You’ll also learn about diaphoretics, which are herbs that direct circulation, open pores, ventilate the body, and allow perspiration. Discover the difference between stimulating and relaxing diaphoretics. jim also shares detailed…

healthy holiday recipes

Make These Treats for a Healthy Holiday!

Just because you’re eating healthy doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice deliciousness … or subject your friends and family to “weird” food. From sugar plums to eggnog, herbal holiday treats are yummy and festive. They just happen to be good for you, too. Here are five healthy holiday recipes to make and share with your loved ones…

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10 (More!) Homemade Holiday Gifts

Homemade holiday gifts are fun to make and receive. And if you’re herbally inclined, what a wonderful opportunity to share the joy of herbs with your loved ones! We previously shared 10 Homemade Gift Ideas, and it doesn’t stop there. Here are 10 more herbal gifts to delight your friends and family… 1. Grapefruit Bitters Homemade bitters are…

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Herbal Remedies for Holiday Stress Relief

Perhaps it is entirely possible to make it through the holidays without a bit of stress or worry. But I am not that optimistic. The reality is, whether you participate in the more consumer aspects of the holiday season or not, the holidays can be really, really stressful. Maybe it is the congested department stores,…

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