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Fire Cider Recipe Ideas

Need new ideas for incorporating our delicious Fire Cider into your cooking?Look no further! Mickelberry Gardens Fire Cider Bloody Mary Who doesn't love a spicy, flavorful Bloody Mary? Leave out the vodka for an alcohol-free version. Recipe Makes 1 servingIngredients: 4 oz. Tomato juice Squeeze of fresh lemon juice Fresh cracked black pepper 1 tbsp. Mickelberry Gardens Fire Cider 1.5 oz. Vodka 1 celery sticks garlic-stuffed olives assorted pickled veggies Instructions: Combine tomato juice, lemon juice, pepper, fire cider and optional vodka and stir well. Fill a glass with ice and pour tomato juice combination over the ice. Garnish the glass with a celery stick, and a toothpick filled with olives and pickled yums. Enjoy right away! Mickelberry Gardens Fire Cider...

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Herbal Honey Tonics, AKA Oxymels: An Important Addition to Your Medicine Cabinet

Check out our brand new Oxymel Video! Included here is the text of this video: Introduction Hi. I’m Madelyn, owner and co-founder of Mickelberry Gardens! Along with my husband, Matt, and a small team of dedicated employees, local beekeepers, and organic herb growers across the Pacific Northwest, we produce a unique line of what we call Honey Tonics. I want to share with you why herbal honey tonics are an important addition to the herbal medicine cabinet, highlight their unique properties. and explore why we feel that Sourcing Local makes all the difference in product quality.  What's An Oxymel? All of our Honey Tonic formulas are Oxymels, which combine local and raw honey's nourishing natural sweetness with the invigorating tartness of...

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Bee Pollen - What the Research Says

  Plants have developed an amazing mutually beneficial relationship with bees. Flowers attract bees using their colors, aromas, and even sounds. The bees and other pollinators receive the reward of nectar and pollen, and the plants benefit with more seed development as the pollinators travel from flower to flower. It's a miracle of nature, and bee pollen is part of that magic! Pollen is the only source of protein and lipids, and the main source of macro and microelements for the honey bee colony, while nectar or honeydew (processed and stored as honey) is the main source of carbohydrates (1).  All of the natural products offered by honeybees have been used since ancient times - their use as medicine is...

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Have You Ever Heard of an Oxymel?

All of Mickelberry Garden's Herbal Honey Tonics and Herbal Honey Sprays are oxymels! Oxymels are a delicious, soothing combination of Raw Honey and Raw Apple Cider Vinegar.  Oxymels are an important part of the Western Herbal tradition, dating back to Hippocrates. They are also used in Iranian traditional medicine.   Our Herbal Honey Tonics and Sprays, also known as Oxymels, combine the many health benefits of Local Raw Honey, Raw Apple Cider Vinegar, and Organic Medicinal Herbs. Oxymels are a delicious way to consume medicinal herbs, in a format that is very safe and effective. We call our products Honey Tonics because they are designed to be gentle and generally safe for long term use, working to promote the body's inner vitality. We source our local,...

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