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Mesquite, a tasty and healthy seasoning

July 5 2016
Mesquite, what do we know about it? It’s a tree; it grows in arid regions of the world and using it to smoke meat results in a deliciously flavored meal. But how did we discover this bad boy and does it have any other benefits? Well let me tell you. Mesquite is actually a member… More Mesquite, a tasty and healthy seasoning

Clover Honey, Manuka’s Understudy

March 1 2016
Manuka gets alot of press but what about all of the other raw honeys’s out there? All raw honey (honey not heated over 95F, hive temperature) contains anti microbial activity! However, the antioxidant and anti microbial potential of honeys varies according to their floral sources and environment giving rise to a wide variety of potentially… More Clover Honey, Manuka’s Understudy

The Many Colors of Propolis: The Tiny World of Bees

October 28 2015
Brown, red and green these are the colors of propolis. But what is this Propolis you ask? Propolis is a resin like substance that is collected by bees from poplar and cone bearing trees and is mixed with beeswax and salivary enzymes. The bees use propolis for protecting the hive against microorganisms, predators, and temperature… More The Many Colors of Propolis: The Tiny World of Bees