homemade

  • Make homemade yogurt using organic pasteurized or raw milk. It's quick, easy and so good for you!

Recipe: Homemade Yogurt

Homemade yogurt is a favorite at our house. We often eat it for breakfast or lunch, and it's a great addition to sauces and salad dressings for dinner.  Organic, all natural yogurt is expensive, and the ingredients in traditional packaged yogurt usually include things like sugar, corn syrup, corn starch and preservatives.  Did you know [...]

  • Homemade skin cream for sensitive skin. A great alternative to other eczema creams.

Homemade Skin Cream (safe enough for babies)

Homemade skin cream is super simple to make... and so much safer than steroid creams or other non-so-friendly toxin-laden over-the-counter treatments and eczema creams  so often used for dry, rash-infected skin. But this skin cream is perfect for anyone, even if your skin is glowing and healthy! And that's a good thing. My poor little [...]

  • All natural homemade hairspray. I never knew it was so easy!

All Natural Homemade Hairspray

This homemade hairspray recipe probably wouldn't have cut it during my drill team days. I remember the overwhelming smell of hairspray in the locker room as twenty girls plastered neat little buns against their heads. We were serious about making sure our hair didn't budge, but we didn't seem too worry about the toxic fumes [...]

  • This all natural, homemade borax free dishwasher detergent is a great way to keep your dishes clean and non-toxic.

All Natural Homemade Dishwasher Detergent without Borax (and desiccant)

Homemade Borax Free Dishwasher Detergent is really easy to make, and there are a lot of recipes out there. Lots of them contain borax. There is a lot of controversy over the safety of borax. As a popular ingredient in many natural recipes, the debates can get pretty heated. And when I first started making [...]

  • Homemade healthy fruit snacks! No food dyes, no refined sugars, only good stuff!

Recipe: Homemade healthy fruit snacks

Homemade fruit snacks are at the heart of the story I'm about to share. It's a story about being that mom. Sometimes I hate being that mom. You know, the mom who thinks her kid deserves only truly healthy fruit snacks. Well, I don't really hate being that mom. But I do hate being the mom that tries [...]