How to Make an Herbal Glycerite {alcohol-free alternative to tinctures}

How to Make an Herbal Glycerite- www.nourishingsimplicity.org

Herbal tinctures grace the medicine cupboard of many a natural family’s home. They are an easy and much needed way to get nutrients in your body through daily supplements or to give you a boost when sick.

Most tinctures are made with alcohol, which for those who avoid alcohol or have small children, can pose a problem. Let me introduce you to the tincture’s brother — the glycerite.

Glycerites are made by steeping herbs in vegetable glycerin instead of alcohol. Glycerin is also quite sweet, which makes it easier for many children to take.

Join me at Traditional Cooking School to learn to how to make your own herbal glycerite.

Simple Homemade Italian Sausage

Simple Homemade Italian Sausage- www.nourishingsimplicity.org

Italian sausage is simply amazing! I can’t get enough of the savory and sometimes spicy meat. It makes pasta sauces shine and pizza delightful. While living in Mexico I couldn’t just run to the store to buy Italian sausage when ever I had a craving for it. I could have bought it in the States […]

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Raspberry Hot Cocoa

Raspberry Hot Cocoa Dairy-free- www.nourishingsimplicity.org

(This recipe was originally posted on March 21, 2011. It has been updated to share with you today.) Have you ever eaten a dark chocolate filled with oozing with raspberry filling? They are.so.good! Dark chocolate and raspberries are one of the greatest sweet pairings. My friend Debra of Worth Cooking‘s honey raspberry candies make me […]

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How to Make Sizzling Rice Soup

How to Make Sizzing Rice Soup

A steaming bowl of chicken broth is brought to the table. As the server pours crisped rice into the bowl the air is filled with the sound of sizzling and popping. It’s sizzling rice soup, one of my favourite soups at any Chinese restaurant. It is light and full of flavor. The crispy rice adds […]

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Simple Herbal Muscle Rub

Simple Herbal Muscle Rub- www.nourishingsimplicity.org

Have you been lifting heavy things recently? Maybe trying out a new work our routine? If you have, it’s likely that you have experienced sore muscles. I used to be an avid hiker when I lived in Mexico. Now that I live in the Central Valley of California there is nothing but flat land. A few […]

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