Bypass Motion Sickness

  Motion sickness is often accompanied by excess salivating. Tannins (bitter, astringent plant compounds) found in lemons (olives, too) dry out the mouth, eliminating saliva and, in turn, easing oh gosh, nausea and dizziness.   … [Read more...]

Cleansing Wipes

Don't buy those expensive wipes to cleanse skin of makeup and other impurities. This recipe makes up a small bottle's worth for pennies.   Mix 2 teaspoons of lemon juice and 2-3 drops of tea tree essential oil in 6 ounces of distilled water. Use it as a toner or soak cotton pads in it to use as a cleanser. Good for problem skin. … [Read more...]

Fourth of July Lemon Bars

  WHAT YOU"LL NEED Batch of lemon bars from our The Best Lemon Bars recipe 1 .68-oz. tube red decorating gel 1/4 cup blueberries DIRECTIONS Prepare lemon bars as directed in the recipe except cut into rectangular bars. Place bars on a serving plate. Pipe stripes across bars with decorating gel. Place 6 blueberries in the top corner … [Read more...]

The Best Lemon Bars

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Recipe By: Patty Schenck From: allrecipes.com  Prep Time: 15 Minutes Cook Time: 40 Minutes Ready In: 55 Minutes Servings: 36 Original recipe makes 1 - 9x13 inch pan INGREDIENTS: 1 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup white sugar 2 cups all-purpose flour 4 eggs 1 1/2 cups white sugar 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 2 lemons, … [Read more...]

Pink Lemon-Lemonade Jello Shots

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Here's a fancy treat for friends and family at your next gathering – perfect for a barbecue or summer pool party. The distinctively ridged peel of the pink or Eureka lemon makes an attractive holder for a jello shot made with pink lemon-lemonade. First, the Pink Lemonade: Ingredients 1/2 to 2/3 cup sugar 1 cup fresh pink lemon juice (from … [Read more...]

Candied Pink Lemons

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Pink lemons – also called Lisbon lemons or the Variegated Pink Lemon – are an exotic member of the citrus family. They've been cultivated since the 1930's and represent a distinct cultivar of the Eureka lemon – not a hybrid as you might assume. The trees produce relatively fewer yields than other types of lemons and so they are cultivated in … [Read more...]

Beauty with Lemons: Everyday Tips

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You may be familiar with some of the more common uses for lemons like helping to fade freckles and age spots on fair skin. But – there's a lot more you can do with the fruit that's good for you inside and out. Here are some next level beauty tips that use the power of lemons. Honey Lemon Sugar Scrub Use this good-for-you scrub once or twice a … [Read more...]

Spring Drinks

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  Lemon-Grapefruit Margarita A grapefruit margarita is a tart twist on a traditional tequila drink. This spring cocktail recipe is also figure friendly due to the low sugar content. That makes it ideal for any celebration. It is recommended that you serve this drink in a low-ball glass over ice garnished with a lime. Ingredients … [Read more...]

Avocado Shrimp Pasta

  By: Maryann Ridini Spencer Here's a great pasta dish you can make in less than 30 minutes that uses all fresh, organic ingredients.  My beautiful and talented niece, singer/musician/songwriter SEE (http://eyespysee.com), a Vegan, mentioned that she makes pesto (PESTO LINK:http://simplydeliciousliving.com/?p=2504) substituting the … [Read more...]

Lemon-Orange Chiffon Cake

Sweet yet light and lit up with the zest of citrus fruits, this cake is a wonderful finish to any meal and makes a delightful focal point for afternoon coffee or tea. The chiffon cake is light and airy and enriched with the luscious taste of lemon and orange – including a tangy buttercream icing that's sure to become a favorite. Ingredients 2 … [Read more...]