How To Freeze Avocado

Here’s how it’s done: Wash the avocado, skin still on. Cut the fruit in half, and peel. If you are opting to keep them as halves, put them in a Ziploc bag and freeze. If you’re pureeing, either mash the avocados with a fork or in a food processor with a little bit of lime … Read more

Food & Exercise

“Food is the most widely abused anti-anxiety drug in America, and exercise is the most potent yet underutilized antidepressant.” ~Bill Phillips Having an active lifestyle is no doubt a good thing, and it can help some people, but the evidence for anti-depressive effects of exercise is both tenuous and overstated. Saying that exercise is the … Read more

Every School Should Have A Gardening Program

A garden offers opportunities to teach life skills such as gardening and cooking. The garden setting helps broaden the way teachers look at both curriculum and their students. The garden provides a connection for the students to their school. The garden can provide a context for rituals and celebrations. The garden provides a context for … Read more

Cucumbers

Cucumbers have a mild, refreshing taste and a high water content. They can help relieve dehydration and are pleasant to eat in hot weather. People eat cucumber as a savory food, but it is a fruit. It also features in some beauty products. The cucumber is a member of the Cucurbitaceae family. Other members of … Read more

Health Benefits of Cucumbers

Here’s Why You Should Make Cucumber Infused Water A Part Of Your Weight Loss Plan Weight loss: If you are trying to lose weight, drinking cucumber water is one of the easiest things you can do. This beverage has almost zero calories and helps in quick weight loss.

Wrong Is Wrong

It is a restatement of the antithesis to a very common logical fallacy; the argumentum ad populum or “appeal to the masses”. The shorthand of the fallacy is, “a hundred million people can’t all be wrong”. It’s an appeal to an arbitrarily large number of people who, it is asserted, favor or support an idea, … Read more

When Your Banana Turns Brown

When the banana is kept in the refrigerator, the enzymatic reactions are stopped by the cold but the production of ethylene hormone continues. This turns its skin black. Although overripe bananas may not really look very appetising–the fruit turns soggy while the banana peel may turn black or brown–they are very good for our health. … Read more

Ginger Wraps & Coughing

While ginger is a strong flavoring agent with a pungent and intense flavor, it acts as an expectorant and opens up your sinuses, getting rid of the mucus and washing down irritants which might be giving you an itchy and scratchy throat. Mixing honey and flour together, add grated ginger and 2-3 drops of olive … Read more

Anti-Inflamatory Juice

Ingredients: -2 Green Apples -2 Cucumbers -4 Stalks of Celery -2 Handful of spinach -1 Large Lemon -1 knob of ginger ( peeled) Combine these ingredients in the mixer and drink twice a day.

Water For The Plants in Your Garden

After you boil or steam your vegetables, let it cool then you can use it to water the plants in your garden. Water in which vegetables have been boiled contains minerals as well as vitamins that naturally leak from the cooking plant cells. The next time you boil pasta or steam some vegetables in your … Read more