The ingredients in this soup are super nutritious and a great way to incorporate immune boosting foods and herbs into your diet. Brown rice, contains an abundance of nutrients, including magnesium. Astragalus and shiitake mushrooms in this soup are strong immune boosting herbs. Ginger and onions are anti-microbial. All these ingredients make this soup not only a good food for your immune system but also a great option to eat when you are suffering from a cold or flu. The flavor is pretty neutral. So you can add other herbs and spices if you want to change the flavor. You can also try it by itself or add more vegetables or chicken.
and flu by an average of 4 days! when the extract (tincture) of elderberry is used within the first 48 hours of the onset of cold or flu symptoms .
These almonds make a great topping for salads or simply as a healthy snack any day. Soak your almonds overnight before using them in this recipe to minimize the phytic acid. Therefore making them more digestible. This recipe is super simple and quick to make.
2 cups of raw almonds (soaked overnight)
1 tablespoon olive oil
1-2 teaspoons chili powder (depending on your taste)
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
Add nuts and oil to a pan, sprinkle with chili powder and salt and toast for 5 minutes. Remove the pan from heat, add lime juice and cilantro and stir. Transfer nuts to a plate or baking sheet and let them cool. Store in airtight container.
Learn in one minute how to make a wonderful face toner that closes pores, cleanses your skin and leaves your skin looking healthy and bright. You will love it!
1 apple, cut in quarters away from the core
1 carrot, cut in half
1 stalk of celery, cut in half
1 cup of frozen mango
Juice of 1 lemon
1 small piece of fresh ginger root
1 cup of coconut water
Place ingredients in your high-speed blender. Blend on high for 1-2 minutes, stopping intermittently if ingredients need to be mixed.
Dr. Toni is a Best-selling author, Holistic Health Practitioner (HHP) & Registered Herbalist in San Diego, California. She holds a PhD in psychology, and a Clinical Herbalist Certificate, an HHP certificate and is a Certified Trainer in the Success Principles. In private practice as a HHP for over 14 years, she has been influenced by a variety of clinical modalities and orientations, and by the diverse life experiences of her clients. Toni’s approach to healing is holistic & transpersonal. In her work, she integrates the principles of Eastern and Western nutrition, herbololgy, energy medicine, Buddhist mindfulness and personal counseling to assist others in working through their physical or emotional blocks to attain optimal health.