Grape Kombucha Soda

This is a very simple technique that makes an extra tasty batch of kombucha. By adding fruit juice after the ten day fermentation period you get a fizzier drink, which means there is more alcohol. This drink is very much like a grape soda, but good for you! I have been making kombucha lately with honey, and I have found…

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Traditional Eggnog

12 eggs, separated- use eggs from chickens you know personally if possible 3/4 c honey 1 pt whiskey ¼ pt rum 1 pt thin cream 1 pt heavy cream, whipped nutmeg, grated Method:Beat yolks until light. Gradually add honey (warm in ban marie if it is too solid). Continue to beat until thick and lemon colored. Add whiskey, rum and…

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Spiced Herbal Iced Tea

I often keep a little pot of simmering herbs on the back of the stove making a flavorful medicinal tea, the herbs and spices vary depending on the season and other conditions. Suggestions for basic simmering herbs and spices: pau d'arco (immune booster and anti-viral) rooibus red tea (anti-oxidants) cinnamon stick (blood-sugar regulator, circulation) cloves (circulation) cardamon ginger (circulation, anti-nausea,…

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Banana and Tahini Smoothie

This is a great way to start your day. It is quick, nourishing and delectable. Most importantly is has a lot of easily absorbed calcium and potassium.

Serves 2-3

  • 1 banana, the riper the sweeter
  • 1 T tahini, or you can use freshly ground toasted sesame seeds
  • 2 T almond butter
  • 1 t vanilla essence
  • 1 T honey (or you can use a sweet apple)
  • ½ c herbal iced tea (or water)
  • 1 c yogurt or keffir or both
  • 1 t cinnamon, ground

Method:
Blend ingredients together. It is also nice to add ice at the end to make it into more of a thicker colder smoothie.

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