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Making Breakfast Bar Cookies from Oatmeal Packets

Like many other Americans, I’m supposed to be adding more oatmeal to my diet. I try. I really do. When I’m walking through the grocery store and picking out tasty oatmeal flavors, I fully intend to eat every one that I put in the cart. Then reality happens. Oatmeal is mushy. It’s time consuming, messy, and ..
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Recipes for Dehydrated Vegetable Flakes or “Sneaking Vegetables into Your Diet”

Dehydrated vegetable flakes are a great way to sneak some extra health into your diet. Some basic ideas: – Sprinkle some into your ramen. Use a little extra water and let them boil for about 5-10 minutes before adding noodles and seasoning. – Rehydrate by pouring boiling water, about 2x the amount of veggies, over ..
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Herbal Recipe: Tea for Soothing Nausea

Brew together: 2 teaspoons dried red clover 1/2 teaspoon dried peppermint 1/2 teaspoon dried green tea of your favorite flavor (optional) 1 teaspoon dried alfalfa Steep for 5 – 8 minutes. Sweeten with honey or raw sugar, as desired.

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Herbal Recipe: Allergy Soother Tea for Weather Changes

This is my favorite thing to drink right now! One of my main jobs is voice acting, so protecting my vocal chords is a big deal. This tea tastes yummy and soothes my sore throat and achey joints that come with spring season. 1 Tablespoon marshmallow root 1 Tablespoon stinging nettle leaf 1 1/2 teaspoons Republic of ..
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Herbal Recipe: Soothing Tummy Tea

Brew together: 2 teaspoons dried marshmallow 1 teaspoon dried peppermint 1 teaspoon raspberry leaf 1 teaspoon chamomile Steep for 8 – 10 minutes. Sweeten with honey or raw sugar, as desired.

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Marshmallow Root: Fun Facts and How to Use Marshmallow Root

History As early as 2,000 B.C., the ancient Egyptians, marshmallow root was made into a candied delicacy for pharoahs and nobility. These were made from the sap of the mallow, honey, and grains or powdered nuts that were baked into cakes. Early Arab doctors used the root as part of a poultice for inflamed skin ..
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Saint John’s Wort: Fun Facts and How to Use St. John’s Wort

“In the crumbling pages of ancient texts on healing, hidden amongst the dusty basement shelves of a neglected Old World library, there are stories of a flower whose tears are magical.” ~ Dr. Jonathan Zuess History The Greeks and Romans used Saint John’s Wort for treatment of melancholia, snake bites, cramping, upset stomach, and superficial ..
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Alfalfa: Fun Facts and How to Use Alfalfa

History Evidence of cultivated alfalfa was as far back as 6000 years ago and was domestically grown between 1000 to 2000 B.C. Medicinal use of alfalfa leaf is known as far back as 200 A.D. in China, where it was used for stomach ailments and to stimulate appetite. Native Americans used the plants as food. ..
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Herbal Recipe: Heavier Sleeping Tincture

Use our tincture instructions and add the following: I broke this into parts so you can vary it according to your bottle size. The herbal blend should go about 1/2 way up your container, then pour the 80 proof or higher alcohol over it. 1 part valerian root 1/2 part hops flowers 1/4 part lavender 1/4 ..
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What Are Fire Rainbows? Are They Real?

Fire rainbows are absolutely real. They are a rare and unique spectacular event that only occur under certain conditions. The sun must be at least 58 degrees above the horizon over cirrus clouds that are composed of ice crystals. With the correct alignment, the ice inside the cloud becomes a prism and a rainbow is ..
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