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Homemade Peppermint Mocha Latte

Homemade Peppermint Mocha Latte

With the holidays just around the corner, the one treat I love to indulge in while doing  anything holiday related is a warm Peppermint Mocha Latte.  Beginning the day after Thanksgiving, a Peppermint Mocha takes the place of my usual Chai Tea Latte, and sets the mood for decorating the house, putting up the tree,…

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How to Brine a Venison Back-strap

How to Brine a Venison Back-strap

Growing up in “God’s country,” the Keweenaw Peninsula in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, I’ve eaten my fair share of venison.  My family didn’t hunt, but I had plenty of friends who shared their scores with me over the years.  You’ll find some of the healthiest, largest bodied whitetail deer in the U.P. In the…

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Homemade Natural Antiseptic Mouthwash

Homemade Natural Antiseptic Mouthwash

If you’ve been hanging around Healing Cuisine for a while now, you’ve probably noticed I like to make my own homemade and natural body care products.  Not only are they more clean and healthy, but frugal, too! Benefits of Homemade Mouthwash My husband is a doctor and has to be 1-on-1 with his patients throughout…

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Heal Canker Sores Naturally

Heal Canker Sores Naturally

Most of us have experienced one of these in our lifetime.  A canker sore is a little ulcer inside your mouth or on your tongue.  It can be very annoying while you have one.  A canker sore can result from a few different things: stress, accidentally biting your mouth, braces rubbing your mouth, spicy or…

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How To: Homemade Baby Formula

How To: Homemade Baby Formula

The science is out.  Nothing comes close to true breast milk, because there is an innate connection between baby and mother.  When baby latches onto mom’s breast, baby’s saliva tells mom’s body what baby needs (more water, protein, fat, nutrients, etc).  Our bodies were amazingly designed!BUT, that doesn’t mean everyone is blessed with an easy…

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6 Ways to Rebalance Hormones Naturally

6 Ways to Rebalance Hormones Naturally

Hi all!  I’m back and feeling fabulous!  That two week break was much needed and appreciated.  I am still catching up on emails, so please do understand if you haven’t hear back from me yet.  There are a lot of questions to answer, some of which are coming up in today’s post. Many of you…

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Kombucha Tea Flavorings Round 2

Kombucha Tea Flavorings Round 2

Looking back through my posts in the last few years, I see it’s been a while since my last post about brewing kombucha.  Hard to believe!  Well I have about a year’s worth of new flavor combinations to share with you.  But first, take a look back at our past discussions about brewing kombucha at…

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How To: Blackberry / Raspberry Jam

How To: Blackberry / Raspberry Jam

I had to finish this natural pectin series with a classic jam recipe.  This is another Advanced Plan suitable jam, Blackberry Jam!  You can also switch out the blackberries equally with raspberries or blueberries.  Delicioso! Blackberry Jam (or Raspberry, or Blueberry Jam) Makes 4 half pint jars 3 lbs (10 cups) organic blackberries, washed and…

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How To: Rhubarb Jam

How To: Rhubarb Jam

This is the third jam recipe as part of our pectin discussion.   You may like to check out the past two Advanced Plan jam recipes for Strawberry Jam and Cherry Jam.  Today we’re using rhubarb, another low glycemic fruit (well technically it’s a vegetable, but most people call it a fruit, kind of the…

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