My great-granny Helen sent me her favorite flaxseed lemonade recipe from her 1940’s cookbook! Flaxseed is a great source of fiber. Flaxseed is a plant source of omega-3s Flaxseed contains lignans which reduce risk of several different cancers. Some call it one of the most powerful plant foods on the plant. It’s a very pretty flower and you can grow it in all regions of North America (it’s cold winter and drought tolerant) Flaxseed has been cultivated since ancient times. It’s mentioned in the Bible 6+ times.
In honor or Earth Day & National Poetry Month, I share with you a poem I wrote titled titled "Bees" Remember every day is Earth day when you are helping to save the bees. I hope you like my poemLove & Lemonade Mikaila
On November 15, Mikaila Ulmer, Owner of BeeSweet Lemonade and Lemonade Day Veteran will share her sweet story in Houston, Texas at National Lemonade Day’s City Director's Conference. The audience includes: National Lemonade Day City Directors, Founder of Lemonade Day, Michael Holthouse and Google Entrepreneurs organization. (a lemonade partner). Lemonade Day is a fun, free experiential learning program that teaches youth how to start, own and operate their own business…a lemonade stand! Each year, National Lemonade Day is observed on the first Sunday in May, when youth around the country take to the streets of their communities to open their Lemonade stands,...
Bees play a big role in nature, and it’s good to start teaching children about them early so they understand how important these little insects really are to the world we live in. I love learning and teaching about bees. For a great overview of why we need bees, please download a PDF from my friends at the NRDC on how nature’s tiny workers put food on our tables.
Bee-informed. Read as much as you can about honeybees and other pollinators! Buy local honey. The backyard beekeeping movement is here to say! support local bee-keepers. Mix it up. Plant bee-friendly flowers with different colors, shapes and bloom times. Don’t spray it! Avoid using herbicides or pesticides in the garden. Ladybugs, spiders, and praying mantises will naturally keep pest populations in check. BeeSweet. Did you know that I donate money from the sale of my lemonade to organizations fighting hard to save the honeybees. Visit my Where to Buy page and Buy a Bottle, Save a Bee! Share the Buzz....
Let's have fun! Here is a puzzle we put together for you to download with all kinds of BeeSweet Lemonade related words to find...honeybees, lemonade, flaxseed. You get the idea. Can you find all the words? Happy buzzing!