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October 28, 2019

It’s only October, and I’m already tired of hearing about pumpkin spice EVERYTHING. Actually, I was tired of it in September.  So many of the pumpkin spice flavored foods are super sugary and not health promoting. It makes me cringe a little every time I hear the words “pumpkin spice”. The actual spices though, they do have amazing health benefits.

Throughout history, herbs and spices have been used for culinary and medicinal purposes. Today, scientific research is confirming that these plants do have the health promoting benefits that were known and passed down from generation to generation.  More research needs to be done, but what’s been discovered so far is more than enough to encourage incorporating more into your diet for their chronic disease preventing properties. (1,2,3,4)

The specific chemical make up varies for each herb and spice.  They contain components with anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, antiviral, antioxidant, antitumour and anticancer properties....

October 28, 2019

This roasted acorn squash and garlic soup makes a perfect fall meal! Lots of garlic and fresh herbs not only taste delicious but pack a health benefiting punch!

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