Elderberry Syrup Recipe

Elderberry Syrup Recipe by Alyson Brown Elderberries are rich in Vitamin C, antiviral properties, and have been used in folk remedies to provide an immune boost for centuries. This recipe is from Alyson Brown of Wild Folk Flower Apothecary, more recipes can be found on her site: https://www.wildfolklore.com 2 Cups Cold Water 1 Cup dried Elderberries 1 Cinnamon Stick 1 tsp ginger root 1 tsp cloves 2 tsp dried orange peel 10 Cardamon pods 5 whole Star Anise 1 split Vanilla Bean 1 cup Raw Local Honey Combine berries & herbs with water in a pot…

Giveaway!

Pixie Lighthorse has given us 3 copies of “Prayers of Honoring GRIEF” to giveaway!!! We are over the moon excited to be featuring Pixie Lighthorse for the 3rd time in our Fall Bend Health Guide, this time speaking about Grief. Her Shamanic Teachings & musings heal the soul, we are blessed to have her right here in Central Oregon. Leave a comment in the blog about Grief for a chance to WIN one of 3 Books we will give away, one will be given here on the blog, one on Facebook & One on Instagram,…

Back to School

If you are a Mom, excited to have your kids back to school, check out our Services section for your Self Care! Time to refill the Well with Acupuncture, Chiropractic, Facials, Massage, Naturopathics, maybe even just go to the dentist! We have All the Things right here!!!  A Chance to WIN a FREE MASSAGE, more details below!!! Here’s some of the specials our providers are offering this Fall: Restart Program at https://mynutritionthing.com Back to School Facial Special 15% off Lisa Nunes, Skin Enthusiast has been giving the best facials for over 10 years. Is your face…

Coffee & Happy Hour

Coffee Meetup & Happy Hour this Fall! Monday 9/10/18 9am-11am at Brown’s Bakery Join us to network & connect with others over a coffee & a cupcake at Brown’s Bakery! Thursday 9/13/18 5:30pm-7:30pm at Brown’s Bakery Join us for $2 TACOS & Libations at Brown’s Bakery, possibly one of the last times to enjoy the patio together before Winter comes! More info on these events at Bend Health Guide Bend, OR 536 Members Bend Health Guide is a Collective of Local Health providers including, but not limited to, Acupuncturists, Aromatherapists, Chiropractors, Doctors, Doulas, Massage Therapists,… Next…

Cover Art Contest!

Cover Art Contest! And the Winner is….Alyson Brown for Wildfolklore Apothecary Image #1!!!! Congratulations Alyson!!! For our Fall/Winter issue of Bend Health Guide we are having a Cover Art Contest! These are the Submissions we have received as of our Deadline on 7/27/18. Please make your VOTE by writing in your Favorite in the Comments here & you can also Vote on our FACEBOOK Page & Instagram by Searching @Bendhealthguidecoverartcontest  In early September we will tally up all the Votes to select our WINNER!  Susan Harman Artwork: Sherae Kim Artwork:       Wild Apothecary…

Bacon Wrapped Trout

Bacon Wrapped Trout Stuffed with Herbs  from the New Camp Cookbook by Linda Taylor 4 Servings   This camp staple is a classic, foolproof recipe for a fresh catch of the day. Kitchen twine holds the lemons and scallions together, but un-waxed, plain dental floss works in a pinch.  whole trout, butterflied and bones removed  Salt and ground black pepper  Garlic powder   8 sprigs thyme   4 sprigs rosemary   2 large lemons, halved crosswise, sliced into thin half moons  8 scallions   16 to 20 strips bacon  Prepare a grill over medium heat.  Season the trout inside and…

Camp Recipes

  Blueberry Skillet Scones with Lemon Glaze  Fresh, warm, homemade pastries at camp? Yes, please!   Crisp and dry on the outside, soft and dense center, they are delicious with jam or butter served alongside coffee or tea. To make a savory version swap sugar, lemon zest, and blueberries for shredded Cheddar and chopped scallions. Makes 14 Scones.  Scones  2 cups (240 g) Multipurpose Baking Mix (page 44)  3/4 cup (180 ml) buttermilk  1/4 cup (56 g) butter, melted and cooled, plus more for greasing  3 tablespoons granulated sugar  1 large egg  Zest of 1 large…

Bend Events

  https://www.meetup.com/Bend-Health-Guide/ Join our Bend Health Guide Meet Up to learn about everything from coffee networking dates, to garden parties, healers fairs and classes in everything from Yoga, Breathwork, Reiki, Craniosacral, Herbal Medicine and so much more! Stay in the Loop with all the Health Events in Bend! Keep informed about our Holistic Health Fair coming to Holinshead Barn 5/18/19!!!

Chakra Ad Rates Sheet

For the first time in 4 issues, we have increased our ad rates slightly, so that we can Direct Mail to even more of Bend & better serve our Advertisers! Follow us on Facebook & Instagram & join us at our Bend Health Coffee Meetups later this Summer to get occasional discounts on advertising! Our Advertising Deadline is 9/24/18, but the sooner you get in, the sooner you are added to our Online Health Directory to start reaping the rewards!

Bend’s own Tia Hatton sues Govt over Environment

Juliana V. U.S. Lawsuit Author: Tia Hatton, plaintiff Tia Hatton grew up in Bend. She is now one of 21 plaintiffs in the lawsuit suing our Government to protect the Environment. Since the industrial revolution, use of fossil fuels has brought the human population tremendous progress and opportunity, but it has also created a perpetuating global problem.  A cause for alarm: increase of atmospheric carbon dioxide from pre-industrial levels of 280 parts per million (ppm) to current levels at over 400 ppm. The process of humans burning carbon based fossil fuels to increase the greenhouse…