Homestead, Recipes

Creamy Chicken and Vegetable Soup

  My husband's "therapy" is cooking.  David has alot of emotional "disorders" - like many other folks do - and cooking is totally therapeutic for him.  He also has OCD, so his cooking becomes a very long and drawn out affair most times! Hubby was off work this weekend, and after church on Sunday he… Continue reading Creamy Chicken and Vegetable Soup

Health and Wellness, Recipes

What’s all this about “IF”?

      I have been curious about Intermittent Fasting ("IF" for short) for awhile now.  Several of my friends are doing it and have raved about how they feel great, have more energy, and just generally feel better physically and emotionally!!  Who doesn't want that?  So, I've done some research and was planning to… Continue reading What’s all this about “IF”?

Health and Wellness, Recipes, Uncategorized

How to Brew Kombucha at Home

Brewing Kombucha at Home Makes approx. 1 gallon You will need… 3 1/2 quarts water 1 cup of sugar (regular white “table” sugar is fine) 8 bags black tea (or 2 tablespoons loose tea) 2 cups of starter tea from last batch of kombucha or from a friend 1 SCOBY for each jar (a SCOBY is NOT a must – the starter tea IS!) Stovetop… Continue reading How to Brew Kombucha at Home

DIY, Health and Wellness, Recipes

Let’s Make Elderberry Syrup!

    We have a regular wellness routine - especially in the winter!  We use our arsenal of essential oils to maintain our immune system naturally and this year we have been learning all kinds of other home remedies that we hear are foolproof!!!! Elderberry Syrup is one of them! According to Edible Wild Food, … Continue reading Let’s Make Elderberry Syrup!

Recipes

What’s for Dinner?

Since my husband started a new job and is working some evenings, I am on my own for dinner!  What you don't know (if you don't know me in "real life") is that I don't cook anything but breakfast foods...I will cook eggs, etc. for dinner, but all I cook is "breakfast".  Ever.  Period. So… Continue reading What’s for Dinner?

Recipes

Our Oily Homestead Chicken Enchiladas

My awesome hubby, David, is the cook at our place - I LOVE to cook breakfast, but that's it!  He is very creative in the kitchen and makes the BEST everything 😉  This was an awesome recipe so I had to share his creation with you !  No, it's not extremely healthy, but ya just… Continue reading Our Oily Homestead Chicken Enchiladas

Essential Oil - Recipes, Essential Oils, Health and Wellness, Recipes

Fizzy Refreshment!

I have to give it to Hubby this time! This was his idea...club soda with Grapefruit Essential Oil - what a treat! Amazingly I have never had club soda and this was just what I need to help support my weight management journey! I quit drinking diet soda a long time ago but I have… Continue reading Fizzy Refreshment!