Health and Wellness

The Lowdown on Stomach Acid!

  Yep!  That's right!  All these years I thought I had too MUCH acid in the old tummy! I've been doing some deeper research on this - while learning more about fermented foods - and it seems that our stomach NEEDS acid!  Who knew? SYMPTOMS Let's start off with some of the symptoms of  low… Continue reading The Lowdown on Stomach Acid!

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How to Brew Kombucha at Home

Brewing Kombucha at Home Makes approx. 1 gallon You will need… 3 1/2 quarts water 1 cup of sugar (regular white “table” sugar is fine) 8 bags black tea (or 2 tablespoons loose tea) 2 cups of starter tea from last batch of kombucha or from a friend 1 SCOBY for each jar (a SCOBY is NOT a must – the starter tea IS!) Stovetop… Continue reading How to Brew Kombucha at Home

Health and Wellness

Diets, oh my!!!!

I truly think that diets are the new craze!  There are TONS of diets floating around out there - which one do we choose?  Are any of them the "right" diet? I don't think that these "new" diets are really dieting...they are more of an eating habit than a diet, which in itself is a… Continue reading Diets, oh my!!!!