Category Archives: Dressings/Sauces

Cilantro Garlic Dressing

If you like garlic and cilantro, you will love this dressing. Not only does it taste wonderful, but both garlic and cilantro have many healing properties.

Garlic is great for your immune system and acts as a natural anti-microbial. (You can learn more about garlic’s benefits here.)

Cilantro’s green leaves and stems are full of nutrients and are known to provide Continue reading

Simple Balsamic Dressing

9It has taken awhile, but my family has finally converted to homemade salad dressing. The reason it took so long is (1) store bought salad dressings contain sugar and other ingredients that are hard to resist (and actually quite addictive), and (2) because I needed to find an easy-to-make recipe and get into the habit of making it.

You definitely want to stay away from conventional salad dressings that contain many preservatives, bad oils, and genetically modified (or GMO) ingredients. Even supposedly natural dressings typically contain GMO oils, such as canola oil and/or soy bean oil, which are best to avoid.

Instead, try this homemade one. Continue reading

Garlic – A Natural “Antibiotic”

20150721_153805”The germ is nothing, terrain is everything.” – Claude Bernard (1817-1920)

Garlic acts as a natural “antibiotic” and helps support the immune system. The main component of garlic with antibacterial properties is the allicin, which is formed when the garlic clove is crushed. However, garlic has also been shown to have antiviral and anti-parasitic properties. Continue reading