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Fill Your House with the Wonderful Aroma of this Chai Tea

Chai Tea Aroma and Taste

Chai Tea

Smells great! Tastes great! And it’s a healthy beverage!

2 quarts boiling water

handful cardamon seeds

handful cinnamon chips (3sticks)

4 slices fresh ginger

6-8 whole peppercorns

6-10 cloves

2 Tablespoons dry stevia leaves (optional)

Simmer on low for several days (makes the house smell great). Keep adding water as needed. Keeps getting better tasting as it simmers. Start a new batch when it gets too weak. You will love this healthy drink.


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Good Mood Food

chocolate power drinkHow’s your post-holiday mood?  I found myself with a bit of a negative mood after the holidays. And I knew why and how to turn it around. Do you?


Two main things helped me:

Good food

Good exercise


Number 1 Good Food

Yep, food and mood can go hand in hand by affecting your mind and your emotions positively or negatively. During the holiday feasts we tend to eat more of those foods that have:

Bad Mood Food:

1. Sweets

2. Gluten – in wheat, white flour products

3. Processed food


Clean Body and Clean Mind!

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Power Drinks

chocolate power drink

To start your day in a healthy, invigorating way, drink this power drink in the morning. It provides your body its daily requirement of essential fatty acids and protein building blocks. This protein drink combination sustains your blood sugar at an optimal level, preventing the high to low blood sugar swings that occur after a high carbohydrate meal such as cereal, fruit or doughnuts, etc.

If you add a complex carbohydrate to the mixture, you will also create the balance of carbohydrate, protein and fat in your meal that promotes the optimal insulin-glucagon response for weight control. And discover more … Read the rest

Rejuvelac and Tips

We’ll find out what Rejuvelac is – but first some great tips!

My eyes were really opened to the health dangers of our current food supply in preparing for the nutrition course I recently taught. That preparation prompted me to watch several documentaries. Food, Inc. is a must see for everyone in my opinion.

After you watch it let me know if it opened your eyes too.

You can order it online, or from Netflix. Or better yet just watch it on your computer.

My good friend Sandy, nutritional consultant, sent me this note to share with you:

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Green Smoothie Recipes

Green Smoothie

Have you tried any green smoothies yet? Maybe these recipes will arouse more interest and reward your taste buds.

Basic Green Smoothie combo:

2-3 sweet fruits, e.g. apple or pear – blend first to form a tasty base,
1 vegetable fruit or a celery stalk – add next for extra minerals, e.g. summer squash or zucchini,
One packet of pre-washed organic greens, or a handful of farm greens or wild edibles.

Some folks add water to get the consistency they enjoy.

Always blend the fruit first –

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