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Returning to the Roots of Natural Healing

Happy Holidays!

Christmas Tea with Emily

     


Christmastime brings opportunities to celebrate and to rejoice. This year, even though we may be able to host family gatherings with family and friends, there are joyful ways to be with others in Spirit. Celebrate the Christmas Season with us right online by reading our Christmas stories, buying poetry books to cherish, and giving gifts to last a lifetime. 

Our Christmas Tea this year is a virtual chance to try a new shortbread recipe, buy some natural eggnog, and even bake some gluten-free treats . . .

Try our Christmas Ginger Cookies.

We have sugar-free candies, roasted nuts and other tasty holiday alternatives to be sweet and cozy in the winter months.

        


This Christmas Emily would like to share with you something of her commitment to Christ; the reason behind Christmas. 

Emily Isaacson also owns a Jackie Kennedy Camrose & Kross antique cross replica: pictured here.


 

                

Teatime With Emily

                                       

What's for tea, and what are the benefits of tea?

Black tea is very astringent and helps reset the body's system to tighten up and eliminate toxins. I am one of those hard-core tea drinkers who downs a steaming cup of black tea every morning. I also believe in taking 3-7 cups of herbal tea, or if you can tolerate it: green, black or white tea daily. If you don't mind gentle herbs (and one herb tea bag is gentle herbalogy) this water-infused herbal medicine gives the body subtle cues to rebalance. Alternately, if you don't get over stimulated by caffeine you might find regular tea a nice break in the day, and a good pick-me-up. Try teatime essentials such as Red Rose, Earl Grey, or in England, Tea Pig brand or Yorkshire are traditionals.


British Tea

Especially nice is the break for teatime around 3 or 4 o'clock. This is traditionally British but everyone needs a mid-afternoon snack for their lagging energy levels. Let's see what we can cook up. Our baked goods here at Emily's home are made with whole cane sugar, olive oil, and whole grain flours such as amaranth and millet. You can make them gluten-free or with non-hybridized grains such as spelt or kamut for a robust high-protein content.