Pumpkin Spice

Homemade Goodness


Fall is definitely here, Canadian Thanksgiving weekend has passed and in the US it’s just a few more weeks away. Are you ready with your recipes? If not, stay tuned for some great meat-free recipes that will last all fall & winter.

For today, here’s an easy, at home, pumpkin spice recipe that you can use for pies, pastries, breakfasts, smoothies, coffees, and pretty much anything you want to have this robust flavour accompany.

It takes 5 minutes and saves you the hassle of buying store-bought pre-mixes.


Ground spices

8 tbsp cinnamon

7 tsp nutmeg

8 tsp ginger

2.5 tsp allspice

Add to glass jar, shake and voila! Makes enough to last all fall, or more.

Herbal Tea Remedies for Headache

Tension, dehydration, stress, lack of sleep, diet changes and more are reasons why our bodies might be starting to revolt against us – directly in the face.

If you know you’re not coming down with a cold or flu (or other virus) the following recipes are great to work with the body and eliminate headaches of all kinds.

Rest, hydrate, ditch your screens until the pain subsides.


Lemon Ginger Migrane Blend: 

2 inches of Ginger

Juice from 1/2 a lemon

2 Cups water

Recipe: Boil on stove top, reduce to simmer for 10 minutes. Strain & serve hot – sweeten if needed but NOT with artificial sweeteners.


Feverfew Tea for headaches: 

1 tbsp Feverfew leaves

2 cups hot water

Recipe: Steep for 30-60 minutes & serve

Adders: chamomile, lemon balm, lavender oil or flower


Skullcap for headaches: 

1 tbsp skullcap

2 cups hot water

Recipe: Steep for 15 minutes

**Do not use this recipe before operating a vehicle/equipment


Other combination teas to try: 

Mint & Plum

1/2 cup chopped dried prunes

1 tbsp green tea

2 tbsp fresh mint

4 cups water

Recipe: Boil prunes, tea & mint for 15 minutes in water. Do not exceed 3 cups per day.

Passion Flower Tea

4 tsp chamomile flower

3 tsp lemon balm

2 tsp feverfew

1 tsp skullcap

1 tsp passion flower

1.5 inches ginger

1.5 litres water

Recipe: Infuse in tea in foster or tea pot or on stove top in pot – brew/simmer for 12-15 minutes. Store in fridge for up to 6 months.






Take care of your body, naturally.

XX – s