Posts Tagged: vitamin A

Plant Talk: Stinging Nettle

Stinging Nettle

My favorite medicinal herb is Stinging Nettle (Urtica dioica).*  It has many uses for health and wellness. and loves to impart its versatility as a recipe ingredient in the kitchen! Historical: “The sting of the Nettle is but nothing compared to the pains that it heals” from Lelord Kordels’ “Natural Folk Remedies” Earliest uses –… Read more »

Refresh and Renew with a Watermelon Slushee

It’s hot out.  You’ve been playing hard or working out and feel sloggy.  Go grab some watermelon and make this supreme juice.  No juicer required!  You’ll feel energized, cooled down and revitalized and ready to kick back in that hammock. Watermelon is rich in Vitamins A and C, electrolytes, and potassium so this is a… Read more »

Kale Salad with Peanut Dressing

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 »