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Green blessings,
Gudrun

Have a safe & happy weekend!

DELICIOUS FLAVOURS FROM NATURE

One of my favourites is to create drinks with the delicate and subtle flavours of nature.

There really is no recipe; as always my favourite recipes are easy to create.

I add flowers to my glass of water, let the glass sit in the sun (or not) for a short while before enjoying it.

Needless to say, you only want to use nontoxic, edible flowers. I suggest, you do NOT use the flowers from plants bought at any of the stores because most of them will have been treated with chemicals.

Examples of flowers: Dandelion, Borage, Wild Rose, Fireweed, Pansies, Lilacs.

Be creative and enjoy.

Green Blessings,

Gudrun

GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN FROM EXPERTS

GREAT OPPORTUNITY to learn from experts about electromagnetic background radiation. No organism can escape the effects of EMF. It is vital that we understand what the implications are and how we can navigate life through the maze of these invisible frequencies. Sign up here for your free registration: https://emfhealth.byhealthmeans.com/?idev_id=22

Happy birthday Canada!

Happy Dad’s Day

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

“It’s easier to fool the masses than to convince them that they are being fooled.” – Mark Twain

When has anyone ever been offered free tuition, a company bonus or lottery win etc. for agreeing to a medical procedure?
Does this not make you stop and wonder what is really going on in the world right now?
We have seen thousands of deaths already as the direct result of this “cocktail” currently being injected into people, not to mention the number of side effects. Yet, the goal to inject the entire world remains. In the past, when any such program resulted in 25-50 deaths, the procedures were stopped immediately. What is going on?

On a different note, or maybe not, you might want to explore a document by the government of Canada on the exploration of biodigital convergence, https://horizons.gc.ca/…/…/exploring-biodigital-convergence/

Green blessings,
Gudrun

WEEDS FOR WELLNESS – DANDELION

Finally the bright yellow flowers are brightening the landscape – a sure sign that spring is here to stay. Hard to believe that herbalists have great appreciation for this marvelous creation of nature? We use flowers, buds, leaves and roots as food and medicine. My grandkids nibble on the flowers and young leaves.

Last year I made a crown out of dandelion flowers for my then 4 year old grand daughter. She was wearing it proudly as we walked into Canadian Tire. With great joy I observed the reactions of customers especially when we were wandering around the Round-up shelf. So much fun!

Be creative and “brave” – eat flowers and young leaves, add both to salads, make a Dandelion flower cold infusion. Decorate ice creams and cakes … and most of all, have fun and be grateful for the gift of this plant that most consider to be a pesky weed.

DANDELION – Taraxacum off. – Asteraceae famly

PARTS USED: Roots, stems, leaves and flowers

HARVEST TIME
Roots: Spring before flowering or fall after first frost
Leaves: Early spring, throughout summer (leaves increase in bitter taste with age)
Flowers: When in full bloom

NUTRITIONAL VALUE
Rich in minerals such as calcium, iron, copper, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, silicon, and zinc. Vitamins A, B complex, C and D.
Carotenoids, fatty acids, flavenoids and phytosterols.
NOTE: The roots are exceptionally high in vitamin A

THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
Leaf: Diuretic (high in potassium) – Choleretic (stimulates bile production by liver) – Aperient (mild laxative)
Root: Bitter digestive tonic; nutritive – Choleretic, cholagogue – Aperient, laxative – Anti-rheumatic, anit-inflammatory (animal studies)
Sap: Keratolytic (breaks down outer layer of skin)

INDICATIONS
Leaf: Water retention
Root: Inadequate bile production, gallstones, liver/gall bladder insufficiency, congestive jaundice, Dyspepsia, lack of appetite
Sap of stalks, roots, or leaves: Warts, cankers

FORM OF PREPARATION
Infusions (leaves; flowers) – Decoctions (root) – Tinctures – Vinegars (roots, leaves, flowers) – Infused Oils – Salves – Food (leaves, petals, young roots)

CONTRA-INDICATIONS
No reported toxicity; however some people experience sensitivity reactions

FOOD for the SOUL

Nourishing our bodies with food is like tending to a garden. If we want to be healthy, we need to provide the nutrients that will allow our bodies to generate healthy cells. In times of stress this is even more important because stress depletes our bodies of vital nutrients. At the same time, for many of us, stress triggers cravings for sweet comfort foods. Fortunately we can easily create treats ourselves. Fast, easy, and delicious is my kitchen motto. Here is one of my daughter’s favourites – no bake, gluten free cookies.

NUT/SEED BUTTER – OAT – COCONUT COOKIES

Ingredients:
1/2 cup nut butter (I use almond butter)
1/2 cup coconut oil
1/2 cup maple syrup
1/4 cup cacao powder
1/4 – 1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups quick rolled oats (gluten free)
1/2 cup shredded coconut

Directions:
In a bowl, mix together all ingredients, except for oats and coconut;
Add oats and coconut, stir until well mixed;
Drop one spoonful at a time on a cookie shoot (prepared with parchment paper);
Place cookie sheet in freezer (30-45 minutes);
Store cookies in airtight container in fridge or freezer

Be CREATIVE and come up with your own variations of this basic recipe. ENJOY but remember, these cookies are still treats!

NATURE as the ARTIST

What a gift to be able to go bush whacking again, recharging spirit and soul while discovering artful creations from Mother Earth. It is a great time of the year when nature is coming alive with its vibrant colours, the sounds of birds and insects.

Green Blessings,
Gudrun

FOOD FOR THOUGHT – “OUTSIDE THE BOX”

Think – Question – Research – Act – Educate

Did you know that the so-called v…. is not a v… at all? A “needle” needs to stimulate a person’s immune system to produce immunity to a specific disease. Immunity is the protection from an infectious disease. If you are immune to a disease, you can be exposed to it without becoming infected. This currently used injection does not provide the individuals who receive it with immunity to the virus, nor does it prevent the transmission of this disease. It does not meet the CDC’s own definition of a v…. It is only designed to minimize your symptoms if you were to be infected.

Did you know that the pharmaceutical industry is protected by law from any liability in the event of injuries including death from any “shot”?

The BEST DEFENSE against this virus like any other form of illness is keeping your immune system strong. This includes:

– a wholesome diet of organic foods
– reducing/eliminating refined sugar and processed foods
– quieting down for meals rather than eating on the run or when overly stressed
– avoiding/treating allergens
– supplementation with immune enhancing vitamins, minerals and herbs
– exercise
– fresh air and sun-bathing
– adequate sleep
– minimizing emotional and mental stress factors
– reducing exposure to EMF/electromagnetic background radiation. If nothing else, turn off the router at night
– minimizing time spent on social media, the internet, and listening to mainstream media
– adding activities into your daily life that bring you joy which includes spending time with friends
– showing your smile…

Enjoy the day,
Gudrun