A Natural Mosquito Repellent – Citronella Oil

Although most people love warmer weather, it does have one serious downside – mosquitoes. Not only are they an irritant, leading to itchiness and other allergic reactions, they can carry serious diseases, including malaria, dengue, and the newly discovered zika virus. So it’s important to avoid being bitten but that’s not as easy as it … Read more

Recipe : Golden Turmeric Latkes

INGREDIENTS 2 cups shredded peeled russet potatoes 1 small onion, finely chopped 1-2 fresh green Serrano chiles, stemmed and finely chopped 3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro leaves and tender stems 1/2 cup chickpea flour or unbleached all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon kosher or sea salt 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric 2 large … Read more

How to Use Turmeric

Healthy eating is one of the key ways to maintain good health, do not overlook the importance of spices. Head over to your spice rack to add more interest in your food and to supercharge the health benefits of the food you’re eating. Turmeric has a unique flavour and can range from fairly mild (white … Read more

The Health Benefit of Turmeric

Turmeric is the spice that gives curry its yellow colour. It has been used in India as a spice and medicinal herb for thousands of years. Turmeric has been used by the ancient Ayurveda as a curative panacea, and to this day the yogis eat turmeric and even bathe in it!   The health benefits … Read more

How to Make Your Own Pure & Liquid Stevia

  Stevia is fast replacing sugar and the sweetener that is becoming popular. There are a lot of packaged stevia for sale in the stores today. However we recommend that you make your own pure and liquid stevia from the stevia leaves. Ingredients Dried stevia leaves 1 cup of hot filtered water ¼ cup of … Read more

Sweetie Stevia – What are the benefits?

Benefits of Stevia Did you know that recent scientific trials have confirmed that the stevia plant; also known as Stevia Rebaudiana, has in fact many health benefits other than its use as a sweetener. It has many plant derived phyto-chemical compounds that help control blood sugar, cholesterol, blood pressure in addition to its use as … Read more