Doing laundry is a large part of life. We all need clean clothes. But why wash clothes with commercial laundry detergents that contain phosphates, surfactants, fragrance, and other potentially harmful chemicals? Our skin is very absorbent The skin is like a sponge. It absorbs everything that touches it. So when we wear clothes… Read More Homemade HE Liquid Laundry Detergent
I admit that I used to use a microwave for a few years. I microwaved popcorn, heated up left overs, and cooked vegetables. After my cancer ordeal, the only thing I used my microwave for was to sanitize my kitchen sponges. I used to wash them out with Borax (which has natural… Read More The Dangers of Microwave Cooking
If you’re trying to cut carbs to regulate your glucose, or if you’re going gluten free, this is the spinach quiche recipe for you. It’s easy and delicious, and trust me, you won’t miss the crust at all. After all, what’s in a crust? It’s only flour, lard and water, so you’re not missing much… Read More Crustless Spinach Quiche
When we first moved to our first farm in central NY state, one of the first farm animals we got was a goat. We bought her from an Amish farm nearby. She became part of our family. My grandson named her Goatie. She used to play with my grandson and the dogs and… Read More Fresh Homemade Goat Cheese
As most of you may know by now, just about everything on supermarket shelves has some form of high fructose corn syrup, artificial colors, flavors, and chemical preservatives. These ingredients are all GMO and we need to avoid them to maintain good health. Ketchup is no different. Most ketchup has high fructose corn syrup… Read More Homemade Lacto-Fermented Ketchup
Magnesium is an essential mineral, which is all too often overlooked. Magnesium helps increase energy, treats insomnia and helps you fall asleep, it helps digestion and relieves constipation, relieves muscle aches and cramps/spasms, regulates the levels of calcium, potassium, and sodium in the body and last but not least, it prevents migraine… Read More Milk of Magnesia – Deodorant?
With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, what would the festivities be without old fashioned Irish Soda Bread? I would imagine it would not be very festive. I used to celebrate with “green beer”, but those days are long gone. I’m not much of a drinker anymore. St. Patrick’s Day is also my… Read More Irish Soda Bread
Yogurt is a great source of probiotics to maintain good gut health. Yogurt has always been a favorite of mine since I was a teen. Many times, I’d just have a container of yogurt for lunch when I wanted something light to eat. Well, when I was a teen, it was many moons ago. … Read More Homemade Yogurt in the Instant Pot
To restart my blog as well as start the new year, I’ve decided to dedicate some time to probiotics and their importance in the health of our gut. In my most recent post about candida, I spoke about the importance of probiotics in good gut health. A healthy gut does much in maintaining a healthy… Read More Kimchi – Korean Sauerkraut
Candida (Candida Albicans) is a very pervasive yeast. Candida is usually harmless, but can grow out of control if your immune system is disrupted by exposure to antibiotics, poor diet, and lack of sleep. These factors, especially antibiotic usage will undermine your digestive tract by killing the good bacteria necessary for proper digestion and allowing… Read More Candida! Symptoms and how to get rid of it!