Arrowroot is a white powder extracted from the root of a West Indian plant, Marantha arundinacea. It looks and feels like cornstarch, and is an excellent thickening agent for cooking and baking. It thickens at a lower temperature than flour or cornstarch and 1 teaspoon of arrowroot can be substituted for 1 tablespoon of flour.
I get asked all the time — “What vitamins should I choose for my kids?” I hesitate to recommend store-bought vitamins in any form because even the good ones have some ‘extra’ ingredients in them. Instead try these homemade gummy vitamins -- NO powders required!
Cinnamon, was once more valuable than gold. The health benefits of this beloved spice are still of value. 1/2 tsp. a day can lower bad cholesterol. Just smelling cinnamon boosts cognitive function amp; memory. It can reduce pain linked to arthritis. Cinnamon can also help stablize blood sugar (great for weight loss). #dherbs #healthtips
Swiss chard is a nutritional powerhouse with its very good supply of calcium, its excellent supply of vitamin K & magnesium it provides in amounts 6-8 times higher than the DV (in just 1 cup), chard provides standout bone support. It helps prevent excessive activation of osteoclasts, the cells that break down bone & help maintain & strengthen bone & teeth. Swiss chard is also effective in preventing cancers of the digestive tract. #dherbs #healthtips