Here’s an easy way to jazz up leftover brown rice. With a few simple additions, it becomes a whole new dish! Continue reading
Essential Oils vs. Antibiotics
Did you know that essential oils work just as well as, if not better than, antibiotics? EO’s fight both bacterial AND viral infections, and are completely safe for kids. They’re also more cost effective per dose. Continue reading
My Yankee Homestead family took advantage of the Buy One, Get One sale on Whey Too Yummy ABBA Bars last month, which allowed us to enjoy the protein bars on our week-long trip to the beach last week. Hooray for easy, healthy snacks!
Last week, I shared a few recipes for Healthy Gummy Treats. They’re a new favorite around here–easy to make, fun to eat and good for you, too.
I’m guessing, however, that the average American family doesn’t just happen to have a canister of gelatin–a key ingredient in Healthy Gummy Treats–hanging around in the pantry.
At least we didn’t, until I read Yet Another Recipe for DIY Gummy Snacks, and decided it was finally time to give it a shot myself.
Which meant purchasing gelatin. Continue reading
Are you growing basil? Is it going crazy right about now? Our basil is growing like gang busters! The other day I asked Mr. Native Texan to pick some basil for a canning recipe, but I neglected to specify the amount. Oops.
You know what happened, right? Continue reading
This post is dedicated to my good friend Teresa, who taught me to Always Keep a Change of Clothes in the Car.
Just the other week, we were having One of Those Days. You know the ones. Everybody was getting on everybody else’s last nerve.
It was almost time for dinner and Continue reading
We’re harvesting tomatoes like crazy around here! If you happen to have an abundance of grape or cherry tomatoes, may I suggest an easy and delicious remedy? Continue reading
Let me tell you, it is nigh unto impossible to find prepackaged protein snacks suitable for a gluten-free, sugar-free, Real Food diet. There are a few bars out there that we do eat here at the Yankee Homestead, but they all contain at least one ingredient that I’d rather not feed my family.
Until now. (Drum roll, please.) Continue reading