I love pickles. I mean, who doesn’t? They’ve just got such a wonderfully salty, refreshing flavor. My husband is prone to snacking on them in lieu of chips any time he gets a craving, which I can’t say I disapprove of: Pickled cucumbers make a healthier snack than fried potatoes. Especially when you make them yourself. These Garlic Dill Pickles have all the flavor of store-bought pickles, plus some optional heat from crushed red pepper, without any of the additives. I mean, seriously, blue and yellow dyes? Do we really need our pickles to be a bright, almost sickly shade of yellow-green? What’s wrong with the color of all-natural pickles? It drives me nuts the pointless things we do to our food, mostly for aesthetic reasons. But anyway. With apple cider vinegar, these spears have just a hint of sweetness, without going to the extremes of the sweet pickles you’d find in the store. They’re a wonderful blend of flavors that work well anywhere you’d use pickles! Burgers, salads, sandwiches, relish….
Are you suffering from adrenal fatigue?
Are You Tired and Wired? is one of my favorite books on adrenal fatigue with chronic illness. It’s a comprehensive yet straightforward examination of the factors at work and home that contribute to chronic adrenal dysfunction and the diet, lifestyle adjustments, and emotional reprogramming that can help fix it. A healthcare provider with a focus on women’s health, Marcelle Pick will help you identify what type of adrenal dysfunction you suffer from and provide an easy-to-follow, science-based program to help you restore balance to your life. I found it extremely helpful with my own chronic fatigue!