Archive for: March, 2012

Greenhouse

  One of the easiest ways to save money when growing your own organic food is by starting your plants from seed.  An average organic plant can range from $4-$10 a plant.  A package of organic seeds can cost you $1.99-$4.99 and some of the packets have over 1000 seeds in them!  A lot of seeds need to be started indoors and then transferred outside into a greenhouse similar to the ones in this post. Greenhouses really create the right…

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Place dough into hot dutch oven

  Sourdough bread is a great alternative when wanting a healthier bread.  If you haven’t read my article on sourdough bread, you can read it here:  A Healthy Bread That Is Good For You!  I have always loved an authentic sourdough loaf.  A true sourdough loaf is made with wild yeast, or a sourdough starter.  If you haven’t read my post on how to start a sourdough starter, you can do that here:  How To Start Your Own Sourdough Starter….

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After Day 7

Want a healthy bread?  A “true” sourdough bread is a great healthy bread to consume.  You can read my article about all the health benefits in sourdough bread in my article A Healthy Bread That is Good For You.  To make your own sourdough bread, you will need a sourdough starter.  It is not hard to make a sourdough starter, it just takes a little time.  In this post, I will show you how to successfully start your own sourdough…

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Pulled Pork BBQ Sandwich

  There are so many things that I am passionate about and one of those things just happens to be BBQ, I just LOVE a great BBQ!  I usually smoke my pork, but that can be time consuming and I wanted to create a great and easy recipe that was delicious and full of flavor.  Well this recipe is just that and will amaze you how wonderful and easy it truly is!  There is no reason why we can’t have…

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Add 2-3 large handfuls of organic compost or organic soil

  This weekend I was so excited to get into my garden and get my hands a bit dirty.  There is nothing better then the smell of good soil.  My whole family partakes in gardening because we all love it.  My husband builds me the beds and helps me with lugging soil around. He also helps with the heavy lifting, but sometimes I like all the heavy lifting and oftentimes my gardening is my exercise for the day.  There is…

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Sprouted Chocolate Chip Cookies

So I have many many varieties of homemade chocolate chip cookies because my girls just absolutely love them and so do I!  We just love dipping them in fresh milk.  Don’t you just love my daughters fresh milk mustache in the picture above?  I have created an almond flour chocolate chip cookie, a coconut flour chocolate chip cookie and now a sprouted flour chocolate chip cookie. So why sprouted flour?  There are so many healthy benefits to sprouted flour.  Here…

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Deviled Eggs

  I have always loved eggs! Growing up my father had an egg business, and we always had fresh eggs in our household. There is something very special about the smooth texture of a deviled egg that makes you want to go back for a second one. This is a perfect snack option that is full of protein. Check out my homemade mayonnaise recipe. It is really easy to make and very delicious!  Below is a video showing you how…

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Fresh Raw Cream Cheese

  I was searching for organic raw cream cheese and couldn’t find any, so once again I did a bit of research and found that it is super easy to make your own cream cheese.  I am going to give you several different recipes in this post. How to make cream cheese if you have raw milk that hasn’t soured yet  How to make cream cheese if you have soured raw milk.  How to make cream cheese if you don’t…

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Organic For Less

  I often times hear…”I can’t afford organic food”, and when I tell people that my grocery bill has not gone up since going almost all organic, their response is often “that isn’t possible, organic is so expensive!  How has your grocery bill not gone up?”  So I decided to do a post walking you through my grocery store and showing you how I afford organic food on a budget  for a family of five. There are several key elements…

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Raw Yogurt

  I love a cup of yogurt for breakfast, lunch or even a snack.  When I was on a search for a good raw yogurt, I had a very hard time finding one.  So, I decided to make my own.  I can’t believe how easy it is to make your own fresh organic raw yogurt.  I will say this up front.  This recipe uses raw milk and that might be difficult for some of you to find.  Visit your local…

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