Ginger Candy

Ingredients: 2 small pieces of ginger, peeled and sliced thinly1 Cup of sugar1/4 cup of lemon juice1 1/2 Cup of water Directions: In a heavy bottom pan mix all ingredients. Bring to boil over high heat. Once it has boiled rapidly for about a minute lower the heat to low and simmer for eleven minutes…

Aloe Vera: Did You Know?

Did you know? Aloe Vera gel is rich in antioxidants! Regularly eating aloe vera gel may raise blood antioxidant levels. Antioxidants help combat the damage caused by free radicals, which are compounds linked to many chronic diseases It may also reduce sugar levels, suppress inflammatory signals, reduce dental plaque, and boost memory among other benefits…

Roasted Pumpkin/Squash Seeds

Every time I buy a whole calabaza (Pumpkin Squash) It hurst me to do away with the “insides” of the pumpkins. I always wondered how to roast the pumpkin seeds. Looked online and http://www.kristineskitchenblog.com/roasted-pumpkin-seeds/ and there was a great tutorial. Needless to say there were delicious. Separate all pulp and seeds from the squash and…

Potato Juice

Did you know? That the natural juice of a potato can help you with episodes of acid reflux. Not only does it neutralize the uncomfortable fire you feel in your chest but it can also help you repair the walls of the esophagus.🥔🥔🥔🥔🥔🥔🥔🥔🥔🥔🥔🥔🥔🥔 Grate the potato … squeeze it and mix the juice with an…

Mushrooms: Did You Know?

Did you know? Mushrooms:It is a fungus that, in addition to working as an antidepressant, is rich in protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals. … Strengthen the immune system Low in calories Antioxidants Regulate b lood pressure Produce estrogens and tosterone Decreases sugar levels JUST A THOUGHT 😜

Colors!

Did you know that the colors of fruits and vegetables are not just a coincidence of nature? The more colors you consume, the more are the benefits, vitamins and mineralsthat will help your body! 🌈 GreenLettuce, celery, broccoli, green apples, kiwis, lemons and many more foods provide lutein, a powerful antioxidant along with calcium, magnesium,…

Cant Sleep?…Lettuce Tea

This is one of those hidden precious grandma remedies that are amazing! If you find yourself at nights jittery and cant seem to fall sleep, head over to the fridge and get some lettuce. Boil lettuce in water for about 5-10 minutes and drink!! If the taste is too strong for you drizzle 1 tsp…

Homemade Roasted Peppers

When a recipe calls for roasted pepper your first impulse will be to head to the isle in the supermarket where they are. A couple of choices will be available and the cost will range between $3 and $10. Depending on the supermarket, brand and specifications. Well guess what? Make your own. I guarantee it…

Poaching Chicken AND making Chicken Broth

Many times we all come across a recipe that calls for chicken breast. Chicken that has been diced from the breast of a rotisserie chicken. At times the person writing the recipe will suggest to pick up a rotisserie chicken from the supermarket. Depending where you live that will cost you anywhere from $5.00 to…