Posts Tagged: immune boosting

The Sweet Benefits of Cranberry Concentrate…and How to Make It.

Cranberries are a wonder drug.  I mean, food.  They provide many necessary benefits to our bodies: Boost immunity with their high antioxidant levels Promote and maintain bladder and kidney health Help relieve stress and lift dipping moods Support brain function and boost memory, similar to cilantro Aid in keeping heart disease at bay Assist in… Read more »

Kick Up Your Hooves – or Heels – It’s Friday.

It’s been an intense week.  Heck, it’s been an intense 30 days and then some. Take a break and treat yourself to some fun and silly things, something that doesn’t make sense or have any purpose other than to make you feel frolicky.  Fun is balm for a healthy immune system! These beautiful beings have… Read more »

Getting Well, Naturally

I am so thankful to be well – and maintaining it – after that horrific spell in October.  Alleluia! Several people have asked me how I got well from the crud.  Just as there wasn’t only one ‘why’ I got sick, there was an entire battalion of remedies and practices that brought me back to… Read more »

I Succumbed. I Got Sick.

I wasn’t feeling too luscious a week ago.  I succumbed.  I got sick.  And every time I’ve gone “down for maintenance” in the last few years – which happens very infrequently, thank you – I’ve dreaded it because I always feel embarrassed and frankly, a bit ashamed.  After all, I’m the one touting vibrant health,… Read more »

DIY Cough Syrup, Compliments of Grandma

If you’re more interested in suppressing coughing jags than in getting loaded on sugar-laden commercial cough syrups, this remedy is for you.  It has so many great attributes, I can’t see NOT making it: easy to prepare on-hand ingredients in most kitchens wholesome, plant-based remedy effective anti-tussive helps boost immune system super low cost So… Read more »

Harvesting Our Inner Garden

The Harvest full moon last Monday was a bold and beautiful reminder to stop and reflect upon the changing season: gathering the fruits of our labors.  What has this summer, this year given you?  What did you plant and nurture in your life?  How have you grown?  What successes and victories are you celebrating? Nearly… Read more »

Kareen’s Kale Salad

Kale is busting out all over (sing to the tune of “June is busting out all over.”) in gardens and farmers markets now.  There are so many ways to enjoy this ; I suggest you play around and discover your favorite ways to enjoy it and give it regular appearances in meals and snacks.  It… Read more »

Healthy Holidays Tip #4

Healthy Holiday Tip #4

Get moving outside!  Walk, hike, ski, board, snowshoe, run…and take in your daily dose of Vitamins G and N.  Hunh?  Be outside on the Ground and in Nature.  We need the restorative power of nature more than ever before as we create greater connections (handcuffs?) to technology and spend less time outside. Why should we… Read more »

Healthy Holidays Tip #2

Electrolyte Stamina Paks

Build up and maintain your immunity.  There are many more stressors on our systems over the holidays than during the rest of the year: The weather is colder which draws on more of our body’s reserves We are busier with more social activities and “have-to’s” Richer food and drink are everywhere Tension tends to run… Read more »