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|

Homestead Hacks: Non-Toxic Scrubbing Powder

Stop buying expensive and toxic cleaning products for your home. In this video, Carolyn will show you how simple it is to make a scrubbing powder from safe and non-toxic ingredients you already have in your home. This powder is an effective way to clean sink, counters, refrigerator shelves and any other surfaces you need [...]

By | 2017-10-28T21:26:46+00:00 October 28th, 2017|Videos|

Homestead Health: Mustard Plaster

Homestead Health: Mustard Plaster Stop that cough this cold and flu season! This effective home remedy for respiratory ailments has been around for centuries because... well, because it works so well! Not to mention that it is cheap and safe. This was considered first line defense against bronchitis and pneumonia by the pharmaceutical industry right [...]

By | 2017-09-26T21:43:28+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Videos|

Make Your Own Super Green Powder

Make Your Own Super Greens Powder Put those extra greens to use! This is one of the super simple projects that takes very little time and yet can save you a lot of money if you like adding powdered greens to your soups and smoothies. Have you seen the price of green powder lately? Wow! [...]

By | 2017-09-26T21:23:53+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Videos|

Homestead Dairy: Skimming the Cream off Your Milk

Fresh cream says decadence like few other things in life... one of the blessings of producing your own food (or buying the equivalent from a local farmer) is that you get cream with your milk, filet mignon with your ground beef, asparagus with your spinach.  Take full advantage of these little luxuries... You use cream [...]

By | 2017-07-18T22:55:50+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Videos|

Healthy Summer Drinks: Flavored Water

Healthy Summer Drinks Flavored Water Keeping your family hydrated and satisfied in the heat of summer without grabbing the sodas and sugary drinks can be a challenge, but there are many delicious, healthy and thrifty options to not only quench your thirst but to also add to your families health. In this video Carolyn shows [...]

By | 2017-07-18T22:53:15+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Videos|