10 Herbs for Better Sleep and How to Use Them {plus 3 “sleepy” tea recipes}

Many of us just can’t get the sleep we need. Whether you suffer from occasional sleeplessness or chronic insomnia, these herbs may help. Plus, I'll share 3 easy tea blends you could be drinking tonight before bed! | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

Many of us just can’t get the sleep we need. Whether you suffer from occasional sleeplessness or chronic insomnia, these herbs may help. Plus, I’ll share 3 easy tea blends you could be drinking tonight before bed! [by Andrea Sabean]

Frothy Peppermint Mocha {Nutrient-Dense}

Frothy Peppermint Mocha {Nutrient Dense} | Chocolate and peppermint are a match made in heaven. Last winter I dove into the world of frothy coffee, inspired by "Bullet-Proof" coffee. When I need a boost, I make my frothy coffee because it is full of coconut oil, grass-fed butter, gelatin, and pastured egg yolks. This one's got peppermint, too! | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

Chocolate and peppermint are a match made in heaven. Last winter I dove into the world of frothy coffee, inspired by “Bullet-Proof” coffee. When I need a boost, I make my frothy coffee because it is full of coconut oil, grass-fed butter, gelatin, and pastured egg yolks. This one’s got peppermint, too! [by Katie Mae Stanley]

Frozen Mocha Chicoccino

Frozen Mocha Chicoccino | Made with a brew of roasted chicory root, ice, raw milk or your favorite dairy substitute, roasted cacao powder, and a bit of rapadura sugar, then topped with a spoonful of whipped cream and some cacao nibs, this cold drink makes a great summer afternoon treat! | GNOWFGLINS.com

Made with a brew of roasted chicory root, ice, raw milk or your favorite dairy substitute, roasted cacao powder, and a bit of rapadura sugar, then topped with a spoonful of whipped cream and some cacao nibs, this cold drink makes a great summer afternoon treat! [by Lindsey Proctor]

Start your day with this!

Start your day with this! | The best thing you can do for yourself each day is so simple, but it's often overlooked. I know this because I myself -- a person who cares a great deal about healthy living -- have neglected it for years. What is it? Drink enough water. But even more than that... | GNOWFGLINS.com

The best thing you can do for yourself each day is so simple, but it’s often overlooked. I know this because I myself — a person who cares a great deal about healthy living — have neglected it for years. What is it? Drink enough water. But even more than that… [by Wardee Harmon]

Dehydrate Your Way to Green Powder

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Sometimes, the growing mound of greens going unused in the crisper drawer of my fridge can get overwhelming. I know I can freeze them for smoothies down the road, but I have an even better way of preserving the them — I turn them into nutritious green powder which I can then add to countless dishes (even on the sly). [by Jane Baldwin]

How to Create a Scoby Hotel

How to Create a Scoby Hotel | Kombucha is a social beverage in more ways than one! Every batch produces new growth on your scoby, and this can be peeled off and shared with a friend, too. If you brew and drink kombucha often, you'll be nothing short of overrun! I recently found myself in such a predicament -- completely overrun -- and then I discovered the scoby hotel. | GNOWFGLINS.com

Kombucha is a social beverage in more ways than one! Every batch produces new growth on your scoby, and this can be peeled off and shared with a friend, too. If you brew and drink kombucha often, you’ll be nothing short of overrun! I recently found myself in such a predicament — completely overrun — and then I discovered the scoby hotel. [by Jenny Cazzola]

Ginger-Lemon Mocktail: The Perfect Summer Drink

Ginger-Lemon Mocktail |This is the beverage that makes summer bearable for me. It's the drink I whip up in a matter of seconds when my armpits are soaked with sweat by 11:00 in the morning. It's my version of a bubbly, non-alcoholic cocktail that detoxifies, invigorates, and allows you to pretend for a few precious moments that you're lying in a hammock on a white sand beach in Fiji... | GNOWFGLINS.com

Today I want to share with you the beverage that makes summer bearable for me. It’s the drink I whip up in a matter of seconds when my armpits are soaked with sweat by 11:00 in the morning. It’s my version of a bubbly, non-alcoholic cocktail that detoxifies, invigorates, and allows you to pretend for a few precious moments that you’re lying in a hammock on a white sand beach in Fiji… [by Lindsey Dietz]

10 Herbs for Herbal Iced Tea… All Summer Long!

10 Herbs for Herbal Iced Tea... All Summer Long! | You already know the many benefits of drinking herbal tea. Enjoying them on ice is a great way to reap the health benefits and beat the heat, too! Here are 10 common herbs to use in your iced teas all summer long... | GNOWFGLINS.com

You already know the many benefits of drinking herbal tea. Enjoying them on ice is a great way to reap the health benefits and beat the heat, too! Here are 10 common herbs to use in your iced teas all summer long… [by Andrea Sabean]