Many herbs and weeds can be used as herbal tea. Drinking herbal tea is an easy way to increase water intake. It's also an easy way to take healing herbs and increase your intake of antioxidants. You can buy herbal teas bags. But often the contents are stale, highly processed, and of a volume far too small to be of benefit. I prefer my herbal tea to be homegrown or wild.
Homemade bone broth is te original fast food. It's inexpensive, easy to make and loaded with health benefits. Here's how to make it.
Rhubarb is one worthwhile garden plant. It’s beautiful, hardy, low-maintenance and delicious. I especially love that you plant it once and, if you care for your patch properly, you can be harvesting rhubarb indefinitely. Right now – late winter and into early spring – is a good time to plant rhubarb.
Our great-grandparents didn't have slow cookers to make their life easier. But they may have had something similar – a box of hay. Haybox cooking involved placing a hot pot of food in a nest of hay and leaving it there to complete cooking. Thermal cooking is an efficient and convenient way to cook – so it’s not surprising its making a comeback. I use my thermal pot often. I make dinner in the morning when things are less chaotic. I toss the ingredients for a curry in one pot and put rice and water in the other. I boil...
Fermented foods are gaining popularity - and rightly so. Laden with probiotics, beneficial enzymes and vitamins - they are great for our digestion and health. They are also easy to make and extremely frugal. Here's how to make simple sauerkraut.