Month: February 2012

Beauty Tips, Mosquitos and Grubs- All in one Post

I’ve been thinking about doing a post on natural beauty care. But to be honest it would be a super short post! My “beauty routine” is almost laughable. No fancy products or special treatments. In fact, I only use 2 products. Partly out of frugality and partly out of pure laziness efficiency.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              I used …

Sprouted Pea Egg Foo Yung

The other day I posted about a wonderful and inexpensive legume that we’ve added to our food storage and menu.  Whole peas come in at only 41 cents a pound (Azure Standard quantity 25 pounds).  We made three tasty dishes with our peas.  One was an Egg Foo Yung. These were very much like the …

A Lacto-Fermentation Journey

Looking for the Nutrition and Physical Degeneration Book Club? I’m taking this week off. It will return next Wednesday. Two years ago, I shared a post on our Lacto-Fermentation Hits and Misses.  This post was written fairly early on in our real food journey and I was quite new to lacto-fermenting.  Two years later and …

Add This Incredibly Inexpensive Legume to Your Menu Plan and Food Storage

Last year, my friend Andi shared this post on sprouting.  I was totally intrigued by the sprouted peas. Especially the cost of those peas. $8.05 for 25 pounds seemed like a steal!   I had to try them.  Like everything, the price of these peas has increased. I got mine through Azure Standard. Today’s cost is …

New Video: Buttermilk Syrup an Economical Alternative to Maple Syrup

I originally shared a  family favorite for Buttermilk Syrup in April of 2010. We love this syrup. With the recent price hike of maple syrup this is a wonderfully tasty alternative.   My daughter, Kiki, helped me create a You Tube video where we demonstrate this yummy syrup. We love this syrup on German Pancakes,  Sourdough Pancakes or Waffles, …

Design a Dish

Would you like to learn great methods to reduce food waste? What if you could enjoy one meal for “free” each week? We’re not talking about gourmet meals but wonderful, simple dishes that you can prepare day in and day out You’ll be amazed how easy it is to nourish your family with these tasty …