Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Spice it Up for the Pandemic 2nd Wave -- Snag Superfoods at the Supermarket

 By Cal Orey

The word is, we're entering a second wave of COVID-19. And now is the time to stock up on superfoods -- farm-to-table real food that you'll eat! Forget spam and condensed soup! Think outside of the tin cans. You can do so much better. Make it fresh, adventurous, flavorful and exciting!

Yep, supermarket shopping has changed. Back in March, flour, sugar, eggs, butter -- AWOL. It was like going back in time to the Great Depression of 1929. This time around, don't be scared -- be prepared.

According to a Newsmax article, How the Pandemic Has Changed Grocery Shopping folks know the pandemic has changed how we shop. But let me, the Healing Powers series health-nutrition author help you to stock up the right way -- to keep your immunity up and pandemic pudge at bay. 

Start with the Healing Powers of Vinegar, Olive Oil, Honey -- main staples with antioxidants and a long shelf life. Move on to The Healing Powers of Coffee, Chocolate, Superfoods, Essential Oils -- and the NEW Herbs & Spices due out this December! In a nutshell (yes, the best nuts are discussed in the Superfoods book), according to Mayo Clinic, healthy food shopping and planning is your best bet. But spice up your food so you eat it and not let it sit in the kitchen cupboards and spoil.

The Healing Powers of Herbs and Spices: Timeless Treasures

The mega-popular Healing Powers series from bestselling nutrition writer Cal Orey continues with its 9th installment, The Healing Powers of Herbs and Spices, exploring the many ways fresh herbs in your fridge and dried spices in your kitchen cupboard can provide medicinal powers, home cures, weight loss benefits, beauty treatments, and adventurous flavors and textures to enhance plant-based dishes.


The key to vibrant health for all generations is in your kitchen...

Anise, bay leaf, garlic, parsley, turmeric, and more--for thousands of years, herbs and spices have been praised for preserving and flavoring food, as well as preventing and curing illnesses. The latest research reveals that the seasonings already in your pantry--or easily found fresh in your supermarket or garden--can lower your risk for cancer, heart disease, and obesity. This A-to-Z guide catalogues the most popular and versatile herbs and spices, drawn from the Mediterranean Diet but suitable for any diet plan. You will learn how to harness herbalism to heal your body and mind.

Discover how to use nature's gifts including allspice, chives, fennel, oregano, pepper, tarragon, saffron, and special blends like Herbes de Provence to:

●Bring abundant zest to your table while lowering your cholesterol, balancing your blood sugar, and revving up your metabolism--at any age!
●Ward off colds and flu, banish a hacking cough, and even ease PMS or menopause woes, by adding tasty plant therapy to your favorite food or drink.
●Lessen your anxiety and boost your mood with aromatic natural ingredients found in dried and fresh flavorings.
●Soothe aches and pains without harmful side effects--and trigger feel-good endorphins--using sweet and savory garnishes, including edible flowers.
●Create in-home spa treatments using the same herbal potions featured at luxury spa resorts.

Caraway Breadsticks, anyone? How about Cilantro Lime Slaw, Herbal Greek Bean Soup, or Roasted Paprika Cornish Hens? With over 50 taste-tempting recipes, along with personal stories and fascinating historical anecdotes on medicinal uses dating back to biblical times, The Healing Powers of Herbs and Spices is your go-to guide to embracing limitless energy and healthy longevity while feasting on memorable meals full of aroma and deliciousness! 

With a Foreword by Will Clower, Ph.D. , CEO Mediterranean Wellness and author of The Fat Fallacy and The French Don't Diet Plan 

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