One of the main benefits of having your own garden is that you can grow the freshest produce - and also save yourself a lot of money. Drying your own herbs is not only inexpensive, but you also preserve the quality of the herb. If you don’t have much of a green thumb, or don't have the space to grow your own herbs, you can find fresh organic herbs at most farmer’s markets.
It’s that time of year again with the days gradually getting longer and temperatures pushing higher - Spring is here. It will be nice to have some warmer weather - we love spring!
It's the perfect time for 'out with the old and in with the new'. Along with the seasonal change, Spring Fever is beginning to take hold. The theme of Spring is generally a time of renewal or newness, maybe a fresh start for some. Because the season is associated with such positive vibrations it’s easy to find literally thousands of things to do that are inspired by spring. Spring is ideal for reigniting old projects and kicking off new ones...
Doing so makes the nuts begin to sprout, which causes the enzymes inside the nuts break down. In their sprouting state, all of the proteins, vitamins, minerals, and fatty acids are activated, which means your body can absorb them all and get the most out of them, whether you're just eating them as a snack or adding them to a meal. Inactivated nuts, whether they are raw or roasted, contain enzyme inhibitors that prevent your digestive system from extracting all of their valuable nutrients.