Archive for January 20, 2016

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Piano Lessons good for the Brain!

I started to question my daughters piano lessons when she began to lose interest but also felt it might be my fault because I dont practice with her. I decided to go in with her during piano classes, so that I can learn what I need to work with her at home and I’m so glad I did. It reminded me how awesome piano is for my daughters brain. Its like the ultimate brain gym! Piano is the ultimate instrument...

Homemade Mustard Recipe

  When I was younger I hated mustard, It’s one of those things I needed to acquire the taste for. Today I look at it as a tasty medicinal add on to my food. Allyl isothiocyanates (AITC) are compounds found in mustard seeds that have been studied for their ability to prevent and decrease cancer cells. There are over 200 studies showing these positive effects! Mustard seed and oil have also been shown to protect heart health by reducing inflammation...

Butternut squash with garlic & ginger

This recipe is a great nourishing soups. The butternut squash is full of beta caratine & vitamin c. It is 1971 and Yogi Bhajan said eat onions, garlic, and ginger. He taught us that these three foods would help us stay healthy, detoxify our internal organs, feed our glandular system, regenerate our creative and sexual energy, stimulate our immune system, and help clean and rebuild our brain function and entire nervous system.   Ingredients: 1 whole butternut squash, peeled & cubed...

Chicken Marbella Recipe

My family loves this dish and it is super easy. The flavors of sweet & savory jump in your mouth. We made this with gluten free spaghetti for the others that aren’t on a grain free diet. We had dates instead & used that but prunes is better ( both very good!) Ingredients: Organic Chicken Thighs & drums Apple Cider Vinegar Capers Olives ( green & black, pitted) Garlic Prunes Oregano Bay leaves Fresh parsley White wine Method: 1 In a...

Damiana aphrodisiac Cordial

Next Month is Valentine’s Day and so I have certain things on my mind! Every year I use Damiana to make a aphrodisiac cordial for my husband and I to enjoy as well as chocolates. The common name damiana is from the Old Greek daman or damia meaning “to tame or subdue.” Damiana is the wild one “who tames.” It is also believed that the indigenous Guaycura in the Baja region of Mexico were the first to use damiana. It...