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18 Delicious Edibles You Can Grow Indoors All Winter

by Sierra BrightTowards the end of the fall season, there’s a scramble to wind up the gardening chores. But even as the temperature dips, you can continue your food generating enterprise by shifting the venue indoors.  Most homes are heated to a comfortably warm temperature range of 65 to 75F during winter. This is ideal for growing many vegetables, so the winter cold is not as much of an issue here as low light conditions. Your choice would be limited unless you provide sufficient grow lights to imitate the sunny outdoors.All plants need a minimum amount of light to make food for their own use and some to spare for us. It is important to locate the veggies according to their light requirements. Even a...


A Mediterranean Diet Beginner’s Guide

By Kris Gunnars, BScThe Mediterranean diet is based on the traditional foods that people used to eat in countries like Italy and Greece back in the year 1960.Researchers noted that these people were exceptionally healthy compared to Americans and had a low risk of many killer diseases.Numerous studies have now shown that the Mediterranean diet can cause weight loss and help prevent heart attacks, strokes, type 2 diabetes and premature death.A Mediterranean Diet Meal Plan There is no one “right” way to do this diet. There are many countries around the Mediterranean sea and they didn’t all eat the same things.This article describes the diet that was typically prescribed in the studies that showed it to be an effective way of eating.Consider all of this as...


Serenity Skincare Launched Five New Goats Milk Body Crèmes

If you know there was a product that included no toxins and was made to high standards.…wouldn’t you reach for that first?  Serenity Acres has created a line of natural body care products with goat milk from their own goats, and these products are not only good for your skin, but they are good for your soul and good for the planet.Julia Shewchuk, creator of the SerenityGoats.com line of all natural body care and owner of the Animal Welfare Approved Certified goats, stays true to her mission to give her goats a happy life and produce all natural products to minimize the toxins we are exposed to in our daily lives. Julia Shewchuk and her husband, Wayne, moved to a Serenity Acres farm in North...


What To Eat Before And After A Workout: A Personal Trainer Explains

To celebrate Mindful Movement Week here at mindbodygreen, we’re sharing the many ways that fitness enthusiasts practice mind-body exercise.Todd McCullough (TMAC) is the founder of TMAC FITNESS and located in Santa Monica, Ca. TMAC FITNESS’s mission is to assist in creating a culture that is conscious of the body and the world in which we live. For more workouts from Todd, please check out his video course, 20 Minutes To Strong, Healthy & Fit: A 7-Day Personal Training Program. And for even more info on all things fitness, check out our awesome video courses.My food philosophy is pretty simple. If I can plant it, pick it or catch it, then I can eat it. If not, then I stay away. This is the same approach...


How to Make Goat Cheese & Goat Cheese & Avocado Toast

Goats are such wonderful homestead animals, for many reasons, but of course, at the top that list is plenty of fresh, raw, delicious goat cheese!Goat cheese is great not only because it is delicious and nutritious, but if you do have goats, you probably also have lots of extra milk. Making your own cheese can be a great way to use it up, and you can even sell it at the farmer’s market or right out of your homestead-goat cheese has gotten very popular in recent years and many folks are willing to pay top dollar for fresh, local, homemade goat cheese right from the farmer.There are fancier ways to make goat cheese than the following recipe, but this is just by far the simplest...

I Tried Oil Pulling For A Month, And This Is What Happened

Can you swish your way to healthier gums and a calmer mind? One writer gave it a go. by ALLISON YOUNGThe practice of oil pulling is said to whiten teeth, treat gum disease, clear up acne, fight migraines, cure jaw pain, purge toxins, and improve overall health and well-being, but that’s not why I tried it. In fact, I didn’t know any of these “promises” when I started swishing oil around in my mouth. I did it because my yoga teacher, Lorilee Gillmore, recommended it. Not only is she a kick-ass yoga instructor and owner of Phoenix-based Moksha Ayurveda, (a center for the ancient science and medical arm of yoga dating back more than 3,000 years), she's also the picture of health and happiness. “Ama, which...