September is a great time to start growing food! The heat should fade away by the end of the month and it’ll start being nice enough to be outdoors again.
When people think about gardening and growing food, they typically associate it with the spring and summer months. However, fall is actually a better time to grow food than spring for several reasons!
For those who are looking for an extra boost of energy, eating foods high in thiamin (vitamin B1), vitamin B12, iron, folate/folic acid (vitamin B9), protein, and riboflavin can help to promote energy.
This is a recording of Dale & Carrie talking at the 2019 OKC Home + Outdoor Living Show about how they grow spinach for their family of 6 in their OKC backyard.
A healthy diet is essential for any person struggling with any health condition. When trying to promote healthy oxygenation, this is especially important. Oxygenation can refer to disease processes such as asthma. Vitamins A, D & K, many antioxidants, Manganese, and Magnesium are especially helpful. Check out the section for anti-inflammatory plans as well since asthma causes inflammation!
Inflammation is the reaction that occurs within our body to help our body heal. Whether you have a minor wound, pain, or chronic inflammation causing cancer, a healthy diet can help to make you start to feel better. Exercise can also help to promote an anti-inflammatory response (unless otherwise contraindicated). Anti-inflammatory effects can be seen with the intake of omega-3 and some antioxidants.!
Lyme disease is a disease spread by ticks. There are many long-term symptoms that are associated with this condition. As with any chronic illness, a healthy diet with plenty of vegetables is essential!
Check out everything we are growing for our family of 6 in April in our Oklahoma urban backyard garden! This is a recording of a tour of our backyard garden on April 28, 2019. Read our story & download our free app at seedtospoon.net
Dale & Carrie gave a cooking demonstration at the 2019 OKC Home + Garden Show and showed they make a whole chicken in an Instant Pot, then use that chicken to make broth. They also show how to make rice using the broth, ultimately resulting in a delicious chicken stir fry! See the full recipe: https://www.seedtospoon.net/recipe/garden-vegetable-stir-fry/
Mental health refers to decreasing symptoms of anxiety and/or depression. Eating a healthy diet is essential for those who struggle with anxiety and depression. By limiting the amount of sugar and eating more vegetables you may notice a change fast! A diet with Vitamin B1 (Thiamine), B12, B6 (Pyridoxine), Folate/Folic Acid, Panthothenic Acid, and other herbs can be helpful to relieve some of these symptoms. This topic is near and dear to us because this was […]