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Honey Hunters of the World

Honey hunting is a tradition that is older than humanity and has been developed by people (and animals) all around the world. We all like honey. It is interesting to see the different clever and daring rituals people have developed in the quest to harvest honey. As we all know, honey is worth it. The following is a selection from a variety of traditional techniques from around the world, which I will keep adding to. Please feel free to add others. Craving sweetness is hardwired into our physiology.

Santa Claus and the Magic Mushrooms

Santa Claus and the Magic Mushrooms

Source: Zengardner.com via Before It's News Have you ever wondered why on Christmas we cut down/carry evergreen trees inside our houses, decorate them with fancy ornaments, and place presents underneath them? “So, why do people bring Pine trees into their houses at the Winter Solstice, p ...

Grain-Free Christmas Recipes

Grain-Free Christmas Recipes

It isn't hard to get through the holiday season and stick with your grain-free or gluten-free diet. Here are some of my favorite recipes to keep your belly happy -- not bloated and uncomfortable through the season of feasting. Main Course: Pomegranate-Kombucha Marinated Christmas Goose Ches ...

Cherry-Pecan Ambrosia Pompoms

Cherry-Pecan Ambrosia Pompoms

Cherries and pecans are both incredibly high in antioxidants and the coconut cream and oil in these tasty pompoms are also very good for you. These are easy to make and hard to stop eating! They remind me of Santa's Whiskers Christmas cookies ... they taste like fresh wintery snowballs, especial ...

Carmelized Kanboshi Daikon from Hida Kamioka

Carmelized Kanboshi Daikon from Hida Kamioka

Reposted from description on youtube: Kanboshi(Drying the coldest) Daikon (White Radish) is made in Hida Kamioka (The next town of Takayama) the Yamonomura area as a preserved food for winter. Peeled, sliced radishes are boiled and then hung out under the eaves for about a month to expose the ...

Minty Pomegranate & Coconut Kombucha Punch

Minty Pomegranate & Coconut Kombucha Punch

This recipe isn't exact. Be sure to use your taste buds to decide how sour or sweet you want it as different brews will have different strengths. Pomegranate juice is a must this time of year especially with the connection that they have to rebirth and solstice rituals. Mint makes any punch f ...