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Wellness

The ginger and turmeric family of spices have thousands of years of use to add flavor, texture, and color to our food, but also for their prized wellness properties. People across the ages have looked to these spices for their calming and anti-inflammatory benefits. As a regular part of your daily nutrition, they contribute to building a strong active defense!

Note: When used as a dietary supplement, these statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.





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A faster recovery from Norovirus - peak season for the stomach bug is January/February

January 18, 2019

A recent conversation with a colleague "It was 2am. I woke up and there was something terribly wrong. I had returned from a flight around 9pm and had felt fine when I went to bed but now my stomach was in knots, I had a fever and was aching. I felt weak. I raced for the bathroom....." and the rest of the story for the next 48 hours was very, very unpleasant.  Fortunately there are ways to help recover and get back on your feet. The "FBF" Fight Back Five™ - Ginger, Turmeric, Mint, Honey and Lemon will be you BFFs before all this is over.   Norovirus Case Peaks January to March Each Year   Source : CDC Center for...

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Ginger Pomegranate Glazed Cornish Hens

December 17, 2018

Ginger Pomegranate Glazed Cornish Hens Download the Recipe Cornish Hens are a young and tender bread of chicken normally sold at under 2 lbs each. As the name suggests they were originally bred in the region of Cornwall on the southwest coast of England.  They are wonderful roasted and glazed. For a dinner party, they make a great table presentation.  This recipe combines the sweet warmth of ginger with tart pomegranates for a delicious centerpiece. Thanks to Sunday Bacon for the recipe and images. INGREDIENTS 4 cornish hens, giblets removed 1/4 cup butter, sliced into 8 pats 1/2 cup Verdant Kitchen Ginger Syrup 1/2 cup chicken broth 1 t whole cloves 1 medium onion, quartered 2 heads garlic, tops sliced off 2 medium carrots,...

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Linzer Cookies - Gluten Free Ginger and Lemon

December 12, 2018

Our thanks to SundayBacon for the great recipe and beautiful images. Download the Recipe  Linzer Cookies are a holiday classic. Linzer cookies take their name from the Austrian city of Linz which claims historic providence for this treat often found around Christmas time. Called a Linzer Torte in Austria, the pastry has a dough lattice over a jam filling. This Gluten Free (and Vegan with a few alternative ingredients) version, is such a beautiful table centerpiece or handmade personal gift. They are also packed with two kinds of our warm fragrant ginger. The varieties of ginger we have chosen have an underlying citrus base flavor, boosted with organic lemons.    Makes: 18-20 cookies Prep Time: 60 minutes INGREDIENTS 1 3/4 cups gluten-free flour blend 1 cup almond...

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Raw Ginger Bread Truffles

December 09, 2018

Get the Recipe Holiday cookie & treat season is upon us! It’s a magical time of year. This recipe and images are brought to us from our friends at Danidelicious. One of their healthy and delicious creations.One of my favorite treats to make during this season is raw truffles. It’s a delicious, rich treat made from raw, healthy ingredients and coated in antioxidant-rich dark chocolate.  And who says holiday indulgences can’t be good for you too? It’s also a no-bake dessert so it's easy and quick to whip up…..the perfect treat to make if you’re not a big baker or you're rushed for time.  These gingerbread truffles have a gooey, spiced-filled center and luscious dark chocolate coating. They are the perfect...

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