Tag: <span>food</span>

Edible Scotch Thistle, It’s Uses, and Harvesting and Preparing it

One of the wild herbs we are starting to get into using more of in regular meals, is the Scotch Thistle. This grows all over the barn where we keep my daughter’s horse, and the barn owner regularly tries to get rid of it every year.  Last year, Ashley took …

The Iris: Is it or Is it NOT Poisonous??!! What Do the Studies, and History Say?

Some say its highly toxic to man and beast and stay far, far away!  Some say it’s good for cancer-related issues, eye health, and a great anti-oxidant!  Who is right?!  Diving into this issue began with bringing home two iris roots from a private property we had permission to forage …

Wholefood as Medicine For Your Eyes, (and there’s more to cucumber than a day at the spa!)

Today’s article is an effort to aggregate a few pieces of information related to wholefood nutritional/medicinal care, maintenance and healing of your eyes.  Many articles out there and many papers talk about various nutrients that aid in general eye maintenance, or prevent various eye conditions, or slow the progression of …

Chernobyl, Radiation, and What a Soy Bean Experiment Taught Us!

They say curiosity killed the cat. But in this case, curiosity may very well have provided a very big hint as to compounds available in our food, that just may protect us from nuclear radiation. A May 15, 2009 article shares how two scientists got curious as to how and …

Is not this the fast that I have chosen?

Is not this the fast that I have chosen? to loose the bands of wickedness, to undo the heavy burdens, and to let the oppressed go free, and that ye break every yoke? Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry, and that thou bring the poor that …

Finding Joy Among Empty Shelves

Whether it was a recent story of an electrical problem causing food to spoil at a local supermarket, or another concurrent story about supply hassles stocking the shelves of the meat section at two local Walmarts, today’s Food in Scripture quote shows how relevant God’s Word is: Although the fig …

Laugh, Sing, and Get Some Fresh Air! It’s Respiratory Month!

Welcome to July, and Happy Independence Day to my American friends! This is respiratory month!   If you need to do anything after the past two years, BREATHE! Take that mask off! Gather with family and friends and coworkers and fellow volunteers, and BREATHE!   No, don’t engage in the …