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Dairy; Your Body and Inflammation

Jul 7, 2019 10:26:15 AM / by Botanical Kitchen


Is eating dairy affecting your health?? Are you eating the right foods for your body and your mind to thrive?  The right foods full of nutrients provide a powerful kick to your body’s systems. The wrong foods, on the other hand, can just as powerfully cause harm to your mind and body.  That’s why knowing what not to eat is just as important as knowing what to eat.

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Sugar, and Why It’s Not-So-Sweet

Jun 1, 2019 7:04:55 AM / by Botanical Kitchen posted in Health



We are what we eat and what we eat affects how we feel and how we behave. Some foods can impact our physical and mental state much more dramatically than others. Sugar is one of those foods, and it’s an unfortunate part of many health issues in mind and body because it has become such a pervasive ingredient in the typical diet. The more you understand sugar and how to avoid it, the easier it is to break free of mainstream habits and live a healthy life.

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GLUTEN: little protein BIG impact

May 16, 2019 8:07:00 AM / by Botanical Kitchen



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Eat to Thrive - Botanical Kitchen Interview by The Fabulous Times

Apr 7, 2019 2:48:51 PM / by Christine and Karina

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I was interviewed by Christine at the The Fabulous Times a UK based lifestyle blog focused on celebrating the fabulous in everyday life.  


Chef, Gardener and Herbalist Karina Hines is dedicated to exploring the powerful benefits of plants, teaching us how we can use food as medicine and how to cook with confidence and eat to thrive. I’m very excited to share the Botanical Kitchen with you and to offer a glimpse at Karina’s inspiration, natural food philosophies and plans for the future…

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A CHEFS RESPONSE & why I love;   Look out, Bone Broth; Mushroom Michelle Rabin

Feb 18, 2019 8:19:25 PM / by Karina Hines posted in Health


Photography Peter Oslanec

I absolutely LOVE this article from Modern Farmer blog written by Michelle Rabin.    

It is wonderful food for thought in different ways: one is how health food trends can really explode and become very powerful marketing driven selling tools and the other is, where is this food coming from and is there an alternative to consider?   Click link here. 

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About Me

Karina Hines
Karina Hines ~ chef ~ gardener ~ herbalist. Passionate about growing & cooking vibrant food & connecting communities. Eat to thrive.

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