KYF #117: Maca, Superfood

Maca, Superfood | Mark Ament has made it his life's mission to source the best quality, freshest Peruvian maca while keeping it as affordable as possible for all of us. He's doing a great job -- his maca is truly the best. I can feel the difference in my vitality and I eat it regularly in smoothies. Here's all the scoop on maca -- plus a coupon to save 10%. | KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/117

Mark Ament has made it his life’s mission to source the best quality, freshest Peruvian maca while keeping it as affordable as possible for all of us. He’s doing a great job — his maca is truly the best. I can feel the difference in my vitality and I eat it regularly in smoothies. Mark is my podcast guest today, giving you all the scoop on maca — plus a coupon to save 10%. [by Wardee Harmon]

How to Make Essential Oil Perfume {video and print}

How to Make Essential Oil Perfume | I've wanted to wear perfume all my life, but couldn't because I got headaches every time I put it on. Recently, I started making my own perfume using essential oils... and I couldn't be more thrilled. Now I can wear perfume without getting headaches. And in fact, my perfumes improve how I feel! Here's how to make your own essential oil perfume (video and print). | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

I’ve wanted to wear perfume all my life, but couldn’t because I got headaches every time I put it on. Recently, I started making my own perfume using essential oils… and I couldn’t be more thrilled. Now I can wear perfume without getting headaches. And in fact, my perfumes improve how I feel! Here’s how to make your own essential oil perfume, in video and print. [by Wardee Harmon]

KYF #111: Acid Reflux, Flatulence, Constipation, Belly Bulge, Oh My!

Acid Reflux, Flatulence, Constipation, Belly Bulge, Oh My! | Acid reflux, flatulence, constipation, belly bulge, oh my! Sameera H. recently wrote in, asking for help with all these. Since there's so much to say about it, I gave her question the whole show. Many of us have suffered (and are suffering) with these, even me from time to time. Here are natural tips for relief -- many of which have helped me and my family. | KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/111

Acid reflux, flatulence, constipation, belly bulge, oh my! Sameera H. recently wrote in, asking for help with all these. Since there’s so much to say about it, I gave her question the whole show. Many of us have suffered (and are suffering) with these, even me from time to time. Here are natural tips for relief — many of which have helped me and my family. [by Wardee Harmon]

How to Grow Your Own Herbs for Tea {even in a small space!}

How to Grow Your Own Herbs for Tea {even in a small space} | Herbal tea is easy and rewarding to grow yourself. Many tea herbs are easy-to-grow and do well in pots and small spaces, so you can enjoy delicious home-grown tea year-round. Although you can make tea out of almost any herb, here are five (plus one more) of my favorites for both large and small gardens! | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

Herbal tea is easy and rewarding to grow yourself. Many tea herbs are easy-to-grow and do well in pots and small spaces, so you can enjoy delicious home-grown tea year-round. Although you can make tea out of almost any herb, here are five (plus one more) of my favorites for both large and small gardens! [by Andrea Sabean]

Raw Milk Q & A

Raw Milk Q&A | Switching to raw milk is a good starting place for many newly health-conscious families. I went to one raw milk-producing family farm, Fall Creek Farms in TN, to ask important questions: Is it safe? Is it from a good source? How long does it last? Why is it more expensive? and more! | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

Switching to raw milk is a good starting place for many newly health-conscious families. I went to one raw milk-producing family farm, Fall Creek Farms in TN, to ask important questions: Is it safe? Is it from a good source? How long does it last? Why is it more expensive? and more! [by Lee Burdett]

Easy, Homemade Herbal Hair Rinses {for Beautiful, Healthy Hair}

Easy Homemade Herbal Hair Rinses for Beautiful, Healthy, Hair | Drugstore shelves are full of products that promise to give us healthy, manageable, shiny, smooth, strong, and beautiful hair. The problem is, most of those bottles are filled with anything-but-healthy chemicals. Thankfully, we need look no further than our own kitchens, gardens, or local herb shops to find natural, organic care for truly healthy locks! | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

Drugstore shelves are full of products that promise to give us healthy, manageable, shiny, smooth, strong, and beautiful hair. The problem is, most of those bottles are filled with anything-but-healthy chemicals. Thankfully, we need look no further than our own kitchens, gardens, or local herb shops to find natural, organic care for truly healthy locks! [by Andrea Sabean]

Vanilla Ginger Chai Tea (with a nourishing gelatin boost!)

Vanilla Ginger Chai Tea | In recent years, I've avoided vanilla chai drinks because of the caffeine and sugar. Then I happened up on this warm, soothing, nourishing, mug-worthy morning drink, and I include gelatin for a nutritional boost. If you like chai, I believe you will love this as much as I do! | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

In recent years, I’ve avoided vanilla chai drinks because of the caffeine and sugar. Then I happened up on this warm, soothing, nourishing, mug-worthy morning drink, and I include gelatin for a nutritional boost. If you like chai, I believe you will love this as much as I do! [by Tracey Vierra]