Natural Cold Remedies

Natural Cold Remedies

Being sick is the worst.  This time of year seems to bring out the colds in people.  I was going to say there's nothing like having a cold during the winter months, but really there's no good time to get sick, and colds during the summer may even be worse.  In any case when either of us begin feeling that dreaded scratchy throat, runny nose, or itchy ears we have a natural health care regime that we promptly begin.  As per my philosophy on health and wellness I think it's important to provide your body with what it needs to fight off any illness rather than take meds to lessen the symptoms momentarily.  (Obviously there's a place for said meds too, because let's be honest, relief from that stupid one nostril being plugged for any amount of time can provide a little light at the end of the tunnel.)  Here are the things I keep on hand once those symptoms start popping up, in hopes of lessening the degree of sick.

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Garden Harvest Recipe // Heirloom Tomatoes

Garden Harvest Recipe // Heirloom Tomatoes

The time has come for us to begin harvesting veggies from our garden.  We had a really good season despite it being an unpredictable one.  Aside from a little wind damage everything has survived and thrived up until this point.  As we begin the process of using things up I thought I would share some of our go-to recipes that have been on repeat in our kitchen. First up tomatoes..

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