Rosemary is a woody evergreen that is native to the Mediterranean region. Its needle-like leaves and twigs are quite fragrant and is often used in the landscape because of the texture and the white, pink, or blue flowers. Many use it in Italian cooking because of the bitter, astringent taste it offers to foods, […]
The eucalyptus tree, or Eucalyptus globulus, is native to Australia. However, it has spread to other areas of the world including Europe, South Africa, and India. Depending on what part of the world it is, the eucalyptus tree is referred to the blue gum tree, stringy bark tree, or fever tree.
Eucalyptus essential oil is […]
Super food or not?
What’s the difference between cacao and cocoa? They are very similar yet very different.
Raw cacao comes from cold pressing unroasted cacao beans which keeps the living enzymes as well as removing the fat, or cacao butter, while cocoa is pressed from raw cacao that’s been roasted at high temps.
This may not […]
If you like green tea, I suggest trying Matcha green tea.
One main difference with matcha green tea compared to the green tea a lot of us are familiar with in the tea bags, is that matcha green tea is a specifically grown tea and it’s loose leaf; the ground tea leaves are mixed directly […]
Turmeric is a herbaceous perennial that is in the ginger family and is native to India. It is commonly used as a spice with cooking, but there are also so many other benefits to turmeric than to flavor foods.
Turmeric is known to be anti-inflammatory as well as a natural pain reliever. Some people will […]
Aloe Vera is a very healing plant from the succulent family. It has healing properties for wounds, specifically burns as well as inhibiting infection.
It is not suggested that aloe is ingested, simply used topically.
You can grow your own aloe, so if you get a cooking burn or sunburn, you simply have to […]