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How decoratively displayed are your meals? 

violet - one of the edible flowersSweet, wild VIOLETS offer beauty and nutritional benefits to meals.  DANDELIONS.  The same.  ROSES.  The same.  Happy are those who not only are aware of these facts, but also actively pursue landing some flowers on their plates.  Edible flowers abound.  Eating them freshly picked best satisfies some individuals, yet interesting cooking options are in no short supply.

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How do you do!    How - do - you - do ????

Studies (and common sense) indicate that nutrition (cell-nourishing food and drink) influences our well-being.  Onions (as many other natural foods) help our bodies minimize inflammations. Natural sulfur compounds, activated by slicing an onion, are many times able to prevent the chain of chemicals that tend to lead to asthma attacks.

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Wasteful or Wise? table without leftover onion

In a land far away, there is a homemaker who often serves raw, thinly sliced onions. During meals, each family member is free to select what amount he or she wants… in a lettuce or cabbage wrap sandwich, added to black beans, or whatever the meal. At times there are leftover onion slices. Does she place them in the refrigerator to be used the next day? Does she enclose them in a plastic container with a tight lid? Does she enclose them in a glass container with a lid? What does she do with those leftover onion slices? She sets them in a glass bowl and positions that as a kitchen table centerpiece, where it generally remains until the next morning.

WHY?

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fresh onion juice

How can a SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT of onion juice be obtained?

Initially, this seemed a logical question... yet, notice this healthy, freshly-sliced onion.  What you are seeing is pure onion juice.  Of course, not every onion will be as fresh and as tender and as healthy, but it hints at juice beyond. 

So, for small amounts of juice, simply grate and sieve a portion of the onion.  (Actually, some people prefer using their garlic presses.)

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fresh onion juice12 Tips to Explore

Consider... reasons why these choices may be choices well worth the effort.

  • acne
       Add coconut oil. (similar qualities, plus guards against irritation)
  • asthma
       (too many possibilities to mention here)
  • bee, wasp, scorpion stings
       (helps prevent infection as well as draw out toxins)
  • burns
       (calms the pain, guards against blistering)

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Raw Onions? Or, no raw onions?

natural breath freshening peppermint

Raw onions can provide genuine dining pleasure.
Raw onions can provide a tremendous nutritional boost!

Often, individuals hold back for one major reason.
“But my breath!” can be a stopper.   

Simple basics: 9 ways to freshen your breath naturally

A more comprehensive look at prevention and cure: https://draxe.com/how-to-get-rid-of-bad-breath/