I had been spending big bucks on ashwagandha tinctures at the health food store and on Amazon. And then I had one of those face-palm moments. Could I make my own ashwagandha tincture? You bet I could. The simplicity of this process is a no-brainer.
Have you noticed that I write about coffee enemas a lot? Every time I write about coffee enemas, the #1 question I get in the comments is, “How do I prepare the coffee enema?” And the #2 question is, “How much coffee do I use?” If you’re one of my readers who’s asking these questions, today’s post is for you!
Wild rice is a beautiful, traditional food that often takes a long time to prepare. Yet, this nutrient-dense pseudograin has 30 times more antioxidants than white rice and is full of fiber! Learn how to cook this gluten-free, nourishing aquatic grass in your pressure cooker. Instant Pot Wild Rice saves time and gives you perfect results every time!
Lard is a perfect fat in so many ways. Its high smoke point makes it an excellent choice for frying. Its large fat molecules give pastries and pie crusts a beautiful, flakey texture. My favorite reason to use lard? It’s super high in Vitamin D! It’s time to bring back the ages-old tradition of rendering fat in our kitchens! Here’s how to render lard in your crock pot.
Think “lard” is a dirty word? I used to. The lost art of rendering lard deserves a revival. There is something absolutely rustic and fulfilling about rendering lard from pig fat. Here’s how to do it in a cast iron skillet!
Coconut butter is nothing more than the pureed meat of dried, unsweetened, shredded coconut. It’s a versatile staple with tons of healthy fat and lauric acid from the coconuts. Store-bought coconut butter costs a fortune, but you can save a ton by making it yourself, at home, in 5 minutes! Here’s how!
Do you have a hoard of empty bottles of your expensive essential oils? If you have ever wondered what to do with the teeny-tiny drops and vapors of essential oils that are left once you empty a bottle, wonder no more! Here’s how to use up every last drop of your essential oils!
I finally took the plunge from our very soft, overpriced brand of t.p. to a more natural brand: Seventh Generation. It has taken some adjusting because it’s just not as soft as what our pampered hineys are accustomed to. First world problems … sigh. But I like that this toilet paper isn’t bleached, doesn’t leave behind “fuzz”, is safe for septic systems, and is hypoallergenic.
And when I switched to a more natural t.p., I knew it was time to consider baby wipe alternatives.