Archives

How To Sprout Chickpeas & Cook Them In The Instant Pot + Sprouted Hummus With Kale & Chives

To buy kale hummus at my health food store, I had to shell out $1 per ounce! Or, I could make it myself, at home. Sprouted chickpeas take this hummus up a notch and make it nourishing and super digestible. The addition of steamed kale and fresh chives gives this sprouted hummus a powerful punch of greens for the perfect appetizer or snack!

Dandelion Greens Smoothie Cubes

Dandelion Greens Smoothie Cubes

If given the choice between a brownie and a raw kale salad, the brownie wins every.single.time. So I’m always looking for quick and easy ways to get my greens in — like these raw Dandelion Greens Smoothie Cubes. Just pop one in your smoothie and you’re helping your liver detox and giving your body lots of good chlorophyll!

How To Powder Your Own Parmesan & Toss The Green Can Stuff!

REAL Parmesan makes everything from pizza to pasta to antipasto to pesto BETTER. Sometimes it’s more convenient to have the powdered stuff around. It’s easier to incorporate into homemade pesto or to stir into Alfredo sauce. The powdered stuff in the green can, however, is NOT the fresh and delicious Parmesan I’m talking about. It literally takes seconds to turn a wedge of Parmesan into a bowl-full of yummy white powder for all your sprinkling needs.

Light ‘n Fluffy Cream Cheese Frosting {that’s sugar-free too!}

Is there such a thing as sugar-free cream cheese frosting? Yes, it’s a low-carb, diabetic-friendly, Real Food option for adding that special touch to all your cakes and cupcakes! Using a cultured cream cheese makes this probiotic, too! [by Pamela Melby]

Easy 3-Minute Pizza Sauce (sugar-free!)

When my family and I have a hankering for homemade pizza, we don’t grab a can of pizza sauce… because, sugar. It’s in all the store-bought sauces! But…in 3 minutes, I can whip up an easy sugar-free pizza sauce to avoid refined sugar and save money! This is a nourishing, frugal option!

How To Make An Ashwagandha Tincture

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.

How To Prepare A Coffee Enema

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!

How To Cook Wild Rice In The Instant Pot

Wild rice is high in protein, allergy-friendly, gluten-free, has 30 times more antioxidants than white rice. Yet, it takes forever to cook! Cut down on the cooking time and learn how to make wild rice in the Instant Pot!

How to Render Lard in a Crock Pot

How to Render Lard in a Crock Pot

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.

How to Render Lard in a Cast Iron Skillet

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!