Cinnamon is full of health benefits. It protects from health problems such as infections, heart disease, migraines and arthritis, and it even helps boost your brain function.
The fragrant, taste and texture of cinnamon make it a popular spice during the winter months. Cinnamon not only tastes good while cooking but has an array of health benefits.
Improve circulation with these seven warming herbs and spices, recommended by Brigitte Mars from The Huffington Post.
Get in the mood with natural libido boosters, aphrodisiac spices and exercises to get your blood pumping!
Lemon Verbena Lady finishes her other holiday-inspired craft, mini spice wreaths. This DIY project is a perfect way to use up those extra holiday spices you may have in your pantry. This project is quick, easy and will fill your house with the aroma of holiday classics.
A recipe for KC's Cranberry/Walnut Rice Pudding with spicebush berries. Delish!
Favorite spices are often passed down like heirlooms, but they rarely stay the same between generations.
Creating premixes of herbs and spices is a great way to give new flavor to your usual dishes.
Try this award-winning recipe from 1963 to make sweetly wonderful cinnamon rolls.
Make some iced tea with herbs from your own garden.
Ginger (Zingiber officinale), a common spice that was considered a luxury more than 5,000 years ago, has a very rich history.
Guest blogger Desiree Bell, explains the difference between herbs and spices once and for all.
This winter wreath welcomes visitors and wafts a wonderful scent
Love the pumpkin spice latte? Then try this dairy-free, sugar-free pumpkin spice latte recipe that calls for real pumpkin—not just flavoring!
According to Physorg.com, about 26 percent of herbs and 20 percent of spices sold in Spain are contaminated by various bacteria. Read more.
Garlic, saffron and parsley take me straight to the Mediterranean.
Spice up your holiday recipes with the warm spicy notes of Bhakti Chai concentrate in classic pecan pie, cozy egg nog and festive spiced nuts.
Cinnamon basil offers a mild cinnamon flavor to the dishes you infuse it with. This holiday season, try Ramona Werst's herbal twist on the traditional pumpkin pie: Cinnamon Basil Pumpkin Pie.
All too soon the winter months will be here, which is more reason to explore ways to preserve this vibrant and medicinal food to have on hand all year long.
Jovial Foods’ new line of organic, artisan European-style cookies are made with nutritious einkorn flour for a healthier, lower-calorie dessert.
This simple, delicious cinnamon apple crisp recipe will have your family "oohing" and "ahhing."
My favorite fast food during the hectic holidays? Bread and soup. In the time it would take to get drive-thru on the way home, you'll be sitting down to a bowl of bliss that will warm your heart and soul.
It wouldn't be fall without apple pie, cobblers, dumplings, baked apples and my favorite—apple crisp. But don't limit yourself to apple desserts. Create savory apple dishes with the help of these delicious herbs.
Warm up winter with a vegetarian tofu curry.
At the start of a new year, make a resolution to clear your spice cupboard of old herbs and spices.
Create your own secret ingredient chili recipe.
Enjoy easy comfort food with these three single serving recipes.
This smooth dessert recipe is brightly sweet and refreshing, a perfect break from the heat of the day. Try it with fresh mint or lavender and a hint of cinnamon.
Cooking with basil is fun! Each variety of basil has its own unique flavor and way of enhancing any recipe. One of our guest blogger's favorites is cinnamon basil. Learn how to grow it and cook with it.
Decorating for the holidays does not have to be complicated. Use our recipes for cinnamon spice and gingerbread cookie ornaments to add simple beauty and fragrance to your home.
Save money and win your sweetie's heart with a beautifully set table and handmade candy hearts this Valentine's Day.
Try Austin baker Kendall Melton's in-demand banana muffins with cinnamon cream cheese frosting recipe.
Enjoy sweet and spicy ginger snaps this holiday season.
The original Coke recipe, a closely-guarded secret, is reportedly built on the distinctive flavors of herbal essential oils.
These home remedies repel ants safely without the use of chemicals or toxins.
Valued for centuries for its fragrance and flavor, cinnamon has a wide variety of medicinal uses. Studies have shown that cinnamon can be useful in lowering blood sugar levels for people with diabetes, fighting infections and treating stomach ailments.
Four new all-natural whole grain granolas from Bob’s Red Mill offer hearty options for a healthy diet.
These three health-food bars by Barre comprise of nutritious (and delicious) superfoods. Made with the dancer in mind, these bars are perfect for anyone needing an extra boost of energy while keeping the calorie-count down.
Clear your home's air naturally for better health and well being.
The Herb Society of America (HSA) was invited by Lake Metroparks Farmpark to decorate a Christmas tree in their main lobby. Learn how they decorated the tree.
Don't get stuck growing just one kind of basil. Try one of these basils for extra flavor and fragrance.
This holiday season, avoid the shopping frenzy and make your own gifts straight from the heart. These homemade holiday gift ideas are fun and should cover nearly everyone on your shopping list.
Decorate your home with zero-waste decor that can be reused, recycled or consumed—instead of toxic landfill trash. The Christmas decorations of Colonial Williamsburg offer inspiration for using natural decor.