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  • Healthy Apple Desserts

    Healthy Apple Desserts

    So many apple desserts involve large amounts of sugar, butter, shortening, or white flour – or all four of these! It’s really too bad, since naturally-sweet apples make excellent, healthy desserts without all of the ...

Coloring Easter Eggs with Nature's Gifts

Coloring Easter Eggs with Nature’s Own Gifts

I remember every Easter week, my brother Steven and I would sit down with our mother and color Easter Eggs. It was certainly a family tradition and something we cherish still, to this day. Coloring and decorating the eggs was my favorite Easter treat (along with my Nana’s homemade chocolate peanut butter eggs, of course!). […]

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Beeswax Wood and Leather Polish

Beeswax Wood and Leather Polish

60 g  Beeswax granules 300 ml Pure turpentine 25 g  Pure soap or soap flakes 150 ml Boiling water 6 drops Essential oil of lavender Directions: 1. Melt the waxes with the turpentine in a double boiler (warning low flash point) 2. Grate the soap into a bowl and pour on the boiling water and […]

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The Enemies of Anti-aging

The Enemies of Anti-Aging

1. Sugar: One of the reasons inflammation occurs is from a rapid rise in blood sugar, which causes biochemical changes in the cell. When blood sugar goes up rapidly, sugar can attach itself to collagen in a process called “glycosylation,” or the Browning Reaction, increasing inflexible and inflammation.CRP is not found in foods. However, its […]

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Quick and Easy Glazed Chicken Recipe

Quick and Easy Glazed Chicken

(Serves 6) Ingredients: 6 skinless and boneless chicken breasts 1 can chicken broth (low sodium) ¾ cup apricot preserves 1 tbsp light soy sauce 1 tbsp cornstarch 1 tbsp water Instructions: Spray a large frying pan with nonstick cooking spray. Add the chicken and sauté until brown. Add the chicken broth, apricot preserves and soy […]

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Easy Tips for Leather Furniture Care

Easy Tips for Leather Furniture Care

In challenging economic times, it makes sense that when people buy furniture, they want it to last throughout their own lifetime, and perhaps even remain in a condition to pass down to younger family members. For this reason, leather furniture is consistently popular. In fact, like a good wine, it often gets better as it […]

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