Incredible Health Benefits of Cranberries

Pilgrims called them “Craneberries” because of the resemblence of Sandhill cranes in their blossoms. Most folks now call them “Cranberries”. They grow on vines, not in water. They lay in bogs, which are impermeable beds layered with sand, peat, gravel, and clay. Native Americans used cranberries for food, dyes and medicine as early as the 1550’s (or earlier?). European settlers adopted the Native American uses of the fruit and experimented with new uses.

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7 Surprising Ways To Love Watermelon

You could be enjoying watermelon SO MUCH MORE than you probably do with it’s delightful versatility. Let me share with you what I’ve discovered about the very special ways that watermelon loves you! Here’s what I’ll cover: Outstanding health benefits Surprising ways to eat watermelon Watermelon RECIPES A home remedy to relieve itching from poison ivy or poison oak Historical and cultural heritage of watermelon Organic vs conventional watermelon – which should you purchase? Selecting and storing your watermelon You can listen to my podcast here. Watermelon’s health benefits, such as cancer-fighting power Watermelon can actually help lower your risk

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Sprouted Cilantro-Lime Hummus with Olive Oil

This scrumptious recipe is sure to send your taste buds sailing! Plus, I list the top nutritional benefits to each ingredient in the recipe. Garbanzos are more digestible, and arguably more nutritious, when sprouted and raw. I find that sprouted garbanzos don’t give me gas (TMI?) or tummy aches the way that canned garbanzos sometimes do. Personally, I love sprouted foods because they are enzymatically active and alive.

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