Ginger Elixer

Ginger Elixer

TAWNYA MANION Its invigorating aroma, distinct flavor, and strong medicinal properties make ginger a powerful root. Known for centuries as an effective aid to digestion, it calms the stomach, eases nervousness, alleviates migraines, thins the blood, and improves the metabolism. An excellent remedy for people troubled with indigestion after eating or for pregnant women who … Continue reading

Pomegranates: History, How to De-seed Them, and Using Them in Oatmeal

TAWNYA MANION So exotic of a fruit is the pomegranate that it appears in religious texts, romantic literature, and famous paintings. Its outside appearance keeps secret that inside resides ruby red arils that pop with bright sweet-tart flavor. In Greek mythology legend has it that Aphrodite planted the first pomegranate tree, thus giving the fruit … Continue reading

Maca: Nature’s Viagra + Rich and Warming Chicken Soup with Maca

TAWNYA MANION Maca, a cruciferous root vegetable native to the high regions of the Andes mountains has been used for centuries by the Incas and indigenous people of Peru to boost energy, balance hormones, and promote fertility. However, within the last two years maca has become increasingly popular in the States for its ability to … Continue reading