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2 Ways to Make Iced Tea From Fresh Herbs

2 Ways to Make Iced Tea From Fresh Herbs

Summertime is the perfect time of year for experimenting with making your own herbal iced tea. As I have expanded my home garden, I’ve added lots of easy-to-grow herbs like mint and lemon balm. Lemon balm has proven to be one of the most charming add ...
Carrot Cake Oatmeal Infused With Cinnamon Tea

Carrot Cake Oatmeal Infused With Cinnamon Tea

Toppings are typically the switchout when you want to shake up an ordinary oatmeal breakfast—sprinkle on cinnamon, cover with coconut, toss in chunks of chopped fresh fruit. But with this recipe, creativity comes in at the stovetop stage. Rather than ...
Caffeine While Nursing: Is It Safe for Baby?

Caffeine While Nursing: Is It Safe for Baby?

If you cut out caffeine intake while you were pregnant, you may have been looking forward to rekindling that relationship with your morning mug. The problem is that if you’re nursing, you’ll be feeding your baby café au lait every time you indulge in ...
Hush Noisy Stomach, Don’t Say a Word

Hush Noisy Stomach, Don’t Say a Word

A grumbling tummy can be cute. Except when it isn’t. All is fine and well when you and your sweetie are just hanging out Saturday a.m. and then there’s that telltale grrrrowwwwwwl . The two of you might chuckle, “Is there a baby bear under the bed?” ...
5 Healthy Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

5 Healthy Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

Remember when you were a child and made your own Mother’s Day gifts and cards? It might have been a lopsided picture of a cat, or perhaps your first attempt at sculpture. But you knew that Mom would love it because you made it yourself. This Mo ...
The Alkaline Diet: 5 Foods You Should Include

The Alkaline Diet: 5 Foods You Should Include

If you took chemistry in high school or college, you might remember that you can test how alkaline something is by measuring its pH level. Your body has different levels: Your blood usually has a pH between 7.35 and 7.45, while your stomach’s l ...
Why I Fell in Love With Loose-Leaf Tea

Why I Fell in Love With Loose-Leaf Tea

Sometimes, I’m a coffee person, but on a chilly winter night, donning a pair of fuzzy socks as the fire in my hearth drapes a cloak of burnt orange over everything, I am most decidedly a tea person. These precious little leaves, so diverse in t ...