Benefits of Turmeric: Is This The Spice You Need In Your Life?
One of our favorite spices for its health benefits is turmeric. This yellow spice is responsible for the signature golden color of curry and often confused with saffron. Turmeric is actually a root plant and considered part of the ginger family. Like ginger, turmeric is particularly notable for its antioxidant and anti inflammatory properties. There are many reasons why people are starting to consume more turmeric - here are a few of them.Read more
Benefits of Saffron Extract: Helping Everything From Your Mood To Your Waistline!
Saffron is loaded with many heath benefits - so much so that it has earned the nickname the "miracle spice". While we love adding saffron to our cooking it's hard to get the full impact of saffron from just our food. To make it easier to get the recommended 80-100 mg per day, many people have begun taking daily supplements of saffron extract. Here are a few ways saffron is being used to benefit day-to-day life.Read more
Can Certain Foods Help Reduce Stress?
Stress can happen to anyone at anytime - whether it comes from a deadline at work, trying to get ready to host the family for Thanksgiving, or anxiously waiting for results from a test. Loading up on carbs and fats and other “comfort foods” may seem to help combat stress in the short term, but overall, they contribute to an unhealthy lifestyle, which will worsen the stress in the long run and make you feel guilty for overindulging. There are certain foods that may work against the temptation to overeat while reducing stress at the same time. When tension runs high and you feel the urge to snack, reach for one of these foods that may help to reduce stress.Read more
Where to Buy Saffron
Saffron is the most expensive spice, due to the extremely complicated harvesting process, so it’s important that you are getting the best possible saffron for your money. We’ve put together some tips on where to buy saffron, and why it’s important to know where your saffron is coming from.Read more
How Much Saffron to Use Per Day?
Saffron is widely known for its incredible health benefits, but more isn’t always better. Aside from being expensive, this powerful spice packs quite a punch and a little goes a long way. So before you start piling it on, let’s figure out how much to saffron to use per day to get the most of this most incredible spice.Read more
A Honey Ceremony is the Sweetest Wedding Tradition
Weddings are steeped in traditions and customs, and these rituals vary widely across the globe. Some of the sweetest wedding traditions include a honey ceremony. many cultures believe honey represents sweetness, fertility, and love, honey is the perfect addition to any wedding tradition.Read more
How Spices Can Help You Eat Cleaner
Clean eating is a buzzword that can be found all over the news and social media these days. While it may sound like it’s just the latest trend, clean eating generally just an overall approach to eating healthier. This can mean eating more real food and less ultra processed food, cutting out excessive sugar and salt, and focusing on more plant-based foods. When you’re used to old habits, you may worry that all of your food will suddenly taste bland and boring. Luckily, thanks to your spice cabinet, nothing can be further from the truth. Read on to see how spices can help you eat cleaner.Read more