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Worry Free Winter Tonic Recipe from Primal Therapeutics

Worry Free Winter Tonic Recipe from Primal Therapeutics

Last winter, I spent the majority of it sniffling, sneezing, coughing and wheezing. It was awful. I thoroughly examined my diet in attempts to replenish any deficiencies. I went from being gluten free to eating bread again. I went over all of my allergens again and again hoping I may have missed something. My breathing […]

Recipe: Medicated Rosemary, Honey, Olive Oil and Figs Cake

Recipe: Medicated Rosemary, Honey, Olive Oil and Figs Cake

The late summer fig session is here and I found myself with an abundance of figs needing eating. I thought, “Let them eat cake!” I adapted a rosemay olive oil cake I usually make in winter (see notes) for this application. It is based on a traditional Italian cake. This is a perfect vehicle for […]

The Return of the Honey Bees

The Return of the Honey Bees

Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) is a serious agricultural concern and unfortunately it has been promoted with false information, bad science, and of course people’s opinions. With much of our food supply being dependent on open pollinators like bees, our concern for their health should be on par with our own. So what exactly is the […]

Natural Remedy for Cold and Flu: Fire Cider

Natural Remedy for Cold and Flu: Fire Cider

Ladybud Magazine made a visit to Philadelphia’s famed Reading Terminal Market a few weeks ago and stopped by our favorite stand, Herbiary. They’ve got all kinds of great stuff there for the mind, body and soul. We picked some up some homeopathic sleep aid, candles, a book on tea and a curious concoction in an […]

The One Thing Missing From My Fitness Routine? Hemp!

The One Thing Missing From My Fitness Routine? Hemp!

by Riley Cote, former NHL player and current Assistant Coach to the Adirondack Phantoms (AHL) and shown (above) with wife Ashley Cote The wheels started falling off the carriage at the ripe young age of 28, and was the main reason I retired from my playing days in the NHL. I was physically worn down, mentally […]

The Strange Case Of The Dying Bees

The Strange Case Of The Dying Bees

In the 1970 movie “No Blade of Grass,” a disease strikes grasses, which kills off most human and animal food: “Three cereals – rice, wheat, and maize (corn) – provide more than half of all calories eaten by humans. Of all crops, 70% are grasses [including oats, rye, sorghum, millet, and sugarcane].” –Wikipedia Colony Collapse […]

Helen Jane Evans’ Five Beauty Essentials

Helen Jane Evans’ Five Beauty Essentials

I recently read a terrifying article about antibacterial soap and how bad it is for you. I always knew this, germs are good, right? They make you have a nice happy immune system that can take on anything. Plus, I have seen studies show all the antibacterial-hysteria of the nation is creating “super-bugs” which are […]

Kiki Rosemaria’s Seasonal Samplings: Raw Asparagus Mint & Spring Green Salad with Honey-Lime Dressing

Kiki Rosemaria’s Seasonal Samplings: Raw Asparagus Mint & Spring Green Salad with Honey-Lime Dressing

This is another installment of my spring seasonal cooking series. This salad makes for a light springtime meal and is also great as a side. The raw asparagus gives the salad a nice crunch and the mint adds a brightness that is sure to be a hit at your next spring potluck or picnic. A […]