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Warm Up with these 5 Cold- Weather Drinks

As the days and nights grow colder I find myself wanting to snuggle under the blankets with a good book and a cozy drink. In my opinion, nothing makes the chilly nights cozier than steamy, cold-weather drinks you made yourself. Here are five warm and inviting drinks to warm your bones during chilly weather.

Drink To Your Health: 5 Immune Boosting Beverages

Fall is my absolute favorite season. Leaves changing, crisp air, apple orchards, it doesn’t get much better than this! Unfortunately, it’s also the perfect time of the year to get a cold. I find that it’s always best to take care of yourself and to keep your immune system in superb order before you get that dreaded cold. Drinking home made juices and smoothies are a great way to get your daily dose of cold and flu fighting vitamins. Here are some fantastic immune boosting ingredients and recipes you should incorporate into your busy schedule.

5 Winter Vegetable Recipes

Halloween isn’t even here yet and I’m already thinking about the winter vegetables that I can’t wait to cook up. Something about these hearty vegetables makes me want to stay indoors, make copious amounts of delicious food, and enjoy the winter season. Here are 5 winter vegetable recipes to keep you satiated through the long winter months ahead.

Okra Chili

Okra season is coming to a close (at least here in the Midwest) and I was able to snatch up some of the last pods at my farmer’s market.

In a lot of places you can find okra through October and in the south it’s available year-round (lucky)! Okra is full of soluble and insoluble fibers, vitamin B6 and folic acid. There are so many ways that okra can be prepared: fried, boiled, pickled, in gumbo, the list goes on and on. Putting it in chili is my favorite way to eat okra and I’m going to give you my tried and true recipe.