Recipes + Remedies

Plant-Based Cleaning with ALMAS

Plant-Based Cleaning with ALMAS

We are so excited to partner with ALMAS Alianza de Mujeres Activas y Solidarias (Women’s Action and Solidarity Alliance) of The Graton Day Labor Center in the creation of a non-toxic, plant based cleaning guide. The synthetic chemicals, specifically those included in product fragrance, are […]

Yolanda’s Anti-inflammatory Agua Fresca

Yolanda’s Anti-inflammatory Agua Fresca

We like the whole ingredients of this agua fresca that include nopales, antioxidant rich parsley and pineapple. Nopales or nopalitos are the pads of the nopal or prickly pear cactus, well known for its high antioxidant, vitamin, mineral, and fiber content. Nopales contain quercitin, a […]

Norma’s Avocado Salsa

Norma’s Avocado Salsa

The wonders of raw garlic are countless. Abuelita’s (Grandma’s) cure-all remedy is rich anti-biotic and antiviral properties. Daily inclusion of raw garlic in your diet can regulate blood sugar, reduce LDL (bad) cholesterol levels, lower blood pressure, improve digestive health and enhance immune function. But […]

Georgina’s Emollient Tonic

Georgina’s Emollient Tonic

In the highlands of Peru, where Georgina was born, this beverage is prepared every morning in large batches and sent with the men into the fields to sustain wellness during long workdays. The corn silk and horsetail nourish kidney, liver and prostate in the reduction […]

Linda’s Verdolagas a la Mexicana

Linda’s Verdolagas a la Mexicana

Verdolagas, or purslane, often considered a common weed, is an annual succulent that pokes up in the summer garden. Owing up to its “superfood” title, verdolagas contain high levels of omega-3 fatty acid that supports brain function, bronchial heath, and our body’s ability to respond […]

Angeles’ Nopales Asados

Angeles’ Nopales Asados

Nopales or nopalitos are the pads of the nopal or prickly pear cactus, well known for its high antioxidant, vitamin, mineral, and fiber content. Nopales contain quercitin, a highly anti-inflammatory flavonoid specific for the treatment of allergies. And they are traditionally used throughout Mexico to […]