Just yesterday, I made my first ever batch of a traditional remedy known as Fire Cider. Fire Cider is raw apple cider vinegar infused with garlic, ginger, horseradish, onion, and cayenne peppers over several weeks. You can also add almost any other herbs to the mixture, to tailor it to your own needs and preferences. ... Continue Reading →
DIY Ginger Syrup and Candied Ginger
I love ginger. It's one of my all-time favorite ingredients. Especially the fresh root, although dried ginger will do. The spicy, sweet rhizome lends flavor and zing to almost any dish, and it is highly versatile in the kitchen. I often add it to smoothies or herbal tea blends, and find it to be uplifting... Continue Reading →
Why Did I Wait So Long to See My Doctor?!?
Despite being a nurse, I am one of those people who rarely sees my doctor. I go when I have to, like for work physicals, but I really have to be hurting to seek medical care for something like a cold or sinus infection. I'm lucky to be in good health, and my immune system usually... Continue Reading →