Category: DIY

Hurdling: The Secret Food Preservation Technique That Can Add Years To Shelf Life

As a species we know a lot about food preservation. It started thousands of years ago and it has kept us alive to this day. But in many of those tried-and-true techniques, we sometimes engage in a food preservation process that is emerging more and more as the best approach. […]

Cancer-Fighting Superfoods You Should Eat EVERY DAY

  Not all health conditions are avoidable, but certain lifestyle choices can increase your risk of illness, including diseases such as cancer. These lifestyle choices include smoking, lack of exercise, drinking too much alcohol, and eating an unhealthy diet. Certain foods, often called “superfoods,” have cancer-fighting properties. These superfoods are […]

The 5 Best Medicinal Plants You Can Grow In Your Backyard

  Self-reliance often means relying on old wisdom to address health problems. My family believes in the use of medicinal plants to cure ailments. Our herb garden serves a greater purpose than increasing the flavors of our dinners. We use these plants to create medicinal teas, herbal baths and healing […]

Homemade Fruit Rollups Recipe

One of my favorite lunchtime treats  when growing up were the Strawberry Fruit Roll-Ups. While they are delicious, the name is a lie! You won’t find a single real strawberry on the ingredient list… Just, two kinds of corn syrup, partially hydrogenated cottonseed oil, and red 40 and pears from […]