Gardening: 7 Tips for Starting Your Garden

Long before you put seeds in the ground there is work to do in order to get your garden going! Winter is actually the time to start your garden so you are prepared for the growing season when it arrives, and while it seems like a long way off when it's cold and the days [...]

By | 2018-01-19T18:37:24+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Videos|

Canning Stew: Make Your Own Convenience Food

Canning your own beef, lamb or venison stew is so easy.  Having healthy food waiting on the shelf for a busy night means no more running to town for a pizza or other take out. This is a great way to save time and money on your homestead.   Using a pressure canner is safe [...]

By | 2018-01-16T01:36:07+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Videos|

Can Your Own Chicken Broth!

Stop buying broth from the grocery store... can your own for super healthy and inexpensive convenience!     Make your own amazing, health promoting bone broth and can it to have on hand for those quick meals, gravies and last minute thoughts.  This is one of the easiest pressure canning projects you could do and [...]

By | 2018-01-09T22:59:52+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Videos|

Super Probiotic Jalepano Apple Lacto-Fermented Sauerkraut

Yum... and yum. This is good. The ginger, jalepano, apple and garlic make for an amazing combination and spin off of the ‘normal’ sauerkraut...totally different flavor profile. In this video Carolyn and her guest, Kelsey from Full of Days, will show you how to make this old time favorite. Check out the complete written directions [...]

By | 2017-12-28T01:17:33+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Videos|

Canning Meat (Super Easy Raw Pack)

Homemade Convenience Food! Can your own meat. Keeping some jars of your own home canned red meat on the shelf makes a quick meal really easy... and so yummy! But does canning meat scare you? If you follow the basic guidelines it is actually very safe ( and much healthier than any commercial product!). In [...]

By | 2017-12-28T01:21:59+00:00 December 27th, 2017|Videos|

Fermented Cranberry Sauce

Fermented Cranberry Sauce Have a healthier holiday this year by kicking out the fake-ingredient-laden cranberry sauce and replacing it with REAL FOOD. Fermented cranberry relish will not only be healthier because it uses natural sweeteners and only real ingredients, but also because the extra enzymes, probiotics and healthy acids will help you better digest those [...]

By | 2017-12-28T01:24:29+00:00 December 23rd, 2017|Videos|

Edible PLAYDOUGH (gluten free!!)

Edible PLAYDOUGH (gluten free!!) Have little people to keep busy indoors this winter? Give them a project and feed them lunch at the same time! This is our family’s favorite playdough. Easy to make with equal parts of peanut butter (or almond butter), honey and milk powder. Give the kids raisins, shredded coconut, chocolate chips [...]

By | 2017-12-28T01:26:51+00:00 December 22nd, 2017|Videos|

Lacto-Fermented Sauerkraut

Fermenting cabbage into sauerkraut is an amazing process. There is no other preservation method I know where your food gets healthier than in lacto-fermentation. With the addition of just a little salt and time, you go from plain-old cabbage (which I think is great just the way it is) to a super-food filled with enzymes, [...]

By | 2017-12-28T01:29:05+00:00 December 21st, 2017|Videos|