Blog #50: The Versatile Blogger Award

  A fellow fantastic blogger named Ana from her blog CookTheBeans nominated me for The Versatile Blogger Award.  I am pleasantly surprised, honored and thankful for the recognition and nomination.  Thank you once again, Ana! 😄 🙌 Be sure to check out her blog: http://cookthebeans.blog   Versatile Blogger Award Rules: 1. Thank the blogger who nominated you…

Blog #49: Tigernuts: The No-Nut Superfood To Add To Your Life

Despite the name of this superfood, Tigernuts aren’t nuts!  They are Tubers (similar to a root type veggie). Tigernuts are originally from such places as Southern Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Madagascar.  In Spain, they even make a delightful milk out of Tigernuts called Horchata. When you bite into a Tigernut, you will notice…

Blog #47: From West Africa to Harlem, New York: It’s Ginjan Juice!

In West Africa, there’s a hugely popular traditional drink that’s been around for over 1000 years, it’s called Ginjan (it’s also known as ‘Ginjan juice’). I recently got the opportunity to try Ginjan.  It was carefully crafted by a company called Ginjan Bros LLC .  Their version of it is delicious and refreshing with a…

Blog #44: The Power of Activated Charcoal

Activated charcoal USP……no, not the stuff from your BBQ or camp fire. This is the medical grade stuff usually sourced from coconut shells. This has been used in hospitals for decades to treat alcohol poisoning and drug overdoses.  It was even used in ancient Egypt 🇪🇬. Basically, how it works is: Toxins in your body…

Blog #43: Skincare Supplement for Health, Beauty & Eczema Management

Colloidal silica is another internal supplement I use to support my skin’s health through all the brutality it has endured for over 20 years of severe chronic eczema.  It’s also good for normal beauty and skincare regimens. All you need is 1 Tbsp of this mineral per day, and it will help improve your skin,…

Blog #42: Super-fantastic Seabuckthorn Berries

  Seabuckthorn berries really are super-fantastic! 😄  I remember reading about seabuckthorn in a health magazine 6 or 7 years ago, and thought it could really help me to relieve my severe chronic eczema.  While I was reading the article, I recall getting really excited about the fact that it contained omega 3, 6, 7…

Blog #41: Soothe Your Eczema & Heal Your Skin with Sea Salt

Sea salt is such an amazing natural remedy.  It’s so unassuming, yet bursting with power.  The minerals from the ocean boost the sea salt with healing properties that are so effective to the body, especially externally. I have been using sea salt to help me treat my eczema since I was a child.  My mom…

Blog #40: Farinata Flat Bread with a Twist (Gluten-Free)

Farinata is a flatbread made in Italian culture. It’s also called Socca Bread.  The recipe is made with chickpea flour and is totally gluten-free. I remixed the recipe a bit by adding Tapioca flour.  In gluten free baking, much of the flours are very dense and dry in nature.  They tend to give food a…