It can be challenging to eat healthy when you’ve got a cold and are feeling run down. Everyone gets a cold occasionally but there’s something you can do to speed up your recovery process. Besides taking plenty of rest and drinking your fluids, incorporating certain foods into your diet can help prevent your cold from becoming a worse. I prefer a runny nose to being bed-ridden for a week unable to move or breathe normally. Here’s my top five recipes beat a cold.t, They are just what you need when your body needs to give its undivided attention to fighting off the germs.Read More
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I was on the phone with a friend the other day, who asked me what my thoughts were on her getting a flu shot. She has two kids at home and she just keeps on getting sick. And she’s sick and tired of it. Knowing that I am a health coach with a passion for nutrition and natural healing, she asked my honest opinion on the matter. She had heard all these conflicting stories in the media on flu shots, so this is what she asked: “Should I get a flu shot?”. Read my answer here. Read More
If you have a sore throat or a nagging cough, this Kumquat Cough Remedy will give you quick relief. According to traditional Chinese medicine, kumquat helps eliminate phlegm and can alleviate your cold symptoms. This is my version of a cough and sore throat remedy. I like the freshness of the raw juice but if you’re feeling quite sick, I recommend trying fresh kumquat tea with raw honey instead to help soothe your sore throat.Read More
This Anti-Flu Juice with fresh turmeric, ginger, red chili, oranges, carrots, lemon and sweet potato contains all you need to make your own cold and flu home remedy. It can help you to get rid of your cold if you have one or to keep a cold at bay when you are feeling a bit under the weather. Ginger and honey are well documented to boost the immune system. Ginger and turmeric are natural pain killers and both have very powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
This Minestrone for a Rainy Day is the perfect dish at the end of the summer. As fall is creeping in upon us, it’s time to start cooking more warming foods.The temperatures at night have dropped and our evenings are getting darker and darker. Yesterday after a few bike rides through town, my clothes and shoes were soaked right through as rain came pouring down from the sky. These relentless rains are the first tell-tale signs of autumn. Cold weather calls for warming foods. This bowl of soup is my idea of comfort food at the end of a long cold and rainy day.Read More