Just because Summer is long gone doesn't mean you have to stop enjoying sangria. Depending on the ingredients you employ, the wine-based punch can be sipped all year round. Instead of using warm-weather fruits like strawberries and peaches, this sangria is infused with Fall's most woody herb, sage. The recipe is simple, but the resulting drink is complex and earthy, perfect for sipping in front of a roaring fire. Honey adds a subtle sweetness and the sage makes this concoction an ideal pairing for any autumnal dinner. Want the easy recipe? Keep reading.
Bacon doesn't do anything wrong — and that certain truth applies to everything, including the blank canvas of bread. Here, Monica Bennett shows how, when combined, bacon, apples, and sage make for a killer sweet-salty bread pudding.
Bread pudding is like a blank canvas. The sky is the limit as far as what you can add. This time I wanted something savory. I was craving bacon so into my bread pudding it went along with some diced apples and sage from my garden.
There's been a lot of talk about trees at my house lately: Christmas trees, that is. Why not bring some of the O Tannenbaum holiday spirit into your yoga practice with Tree pose? After all, it is one of Jennifer Aniston's favorite poses, but you don't have to stop there. l've been taking it up a notch on my side arm balances, aka Sage pose, by adding Tree to the position. This is one of my favorite variations of Sage because it targets your upper body, core, and hips all at the same time.
|Sanskrit Name: Vasistha Vrksasana
English Translation: Sage Tree Pose
Also Called: Sage with Bent Knee
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They're quick to put together and fun to eat. The smaller size means you can indulge without the guilt. Serve the sliders with salad greens, couscous, or grilled potatoes. Want the recipe? Get it right here.
While the bulbs have started popping up, the cold weather is still in effect and I'm craving Winter comfort food. To feed that hunger, this weekend, I made a hearty and scrumptious butternut squash lasagna. It wasn't a fast process, but the finished product is rewarding.
Prepping a butternut squash can be a little intimidating, but if you follow my guide to peeling, scooping, and chopping, it will be a cinch. Once the butternut squash is roasted and tender, a couple quick whirls in the food processor will create a creamy texture.
The sage, thyme, and garlic bechamel takes a short time to prepare, and when that is done, the assembling begins. All of the flavors combine as it cooks, resulting in a deliciously decadent lasagna. If you want to warm up a cold evening, keep reading for the recipe.
Some of you might remember that my aunt has a thing for conjuring up herbal remedies, like her cold-fighting ginger tea. So when I got hit with a nasty fever last week, I called dear ol' auntie first.
After I described my ailment, she said one word: sage. I was skeptical, mostly because I have never been a huge fan of the pungent, peppery herb. But since sage has been a longstanding healing plant, I whipped up my aunt's recipe. Not only was my cough suppressed, I could actually breathe for a few hours! Give this tea a try the next time you're feeling sickly.
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