Ingredients for Homemade Hand Sanitizer

Homemade Hand Sanitizer

Ingredients: 4 Tbsp Everclear 95% proof (or any rubbing alcohol that is 90%or higher proof) 1  1/2 Tbsp Aloe Vera gel 1 tsp Fractionated coconut oil (NOT the same as regular edible coconut oil) up to 40 drops of essential … Read More

Raw Chocolate Mousse (Vegan, Gluten-free, Paleo)

This is simple to make and a very satisfying dessert to eat. The cost-benefit ratio is a win in my book. It’s vegan, gluten free, easily made paleo- or keto-diet friendly. Omit the sweeteners and it is candida-diet friendly as … Read More

Fall Beet Salad

Ingredients: 6-8 beets 3 Tbs of raw apple cider vinegar 2 medium cloves garlic, minced or pressed 2 shallots, finely diced 4 Tbs extra virgin olive oil Sea salt and black pepper to taste 1/2 cup of fresh parsley, chopped Method: … Read More

Bowl of Curried Squash or Pumpkin Soup with a spoon

Curried Squash or Pumpkin Soup

I absolutely love the autumn season. I love it because of all the incredible colors and not just in the leaves on the trees. I love it because of the tremendous variety of squash and pumpkins out there.  My favorite … Read More


I have to admit that, so far, tempeh has been my fermenting kryptonite. I have attempted it twice; messed up both times and got ugly mold. Once, I accidentally bumped the temp knob on my dehydrator to the wrong temperature setting and … Read More


This South Indian carby treat is worth the 4-5 day-long planning and wait. Among my fermenting friends idli has been fondly referred to as crack. My children also love them. I hear an egg poacher or muffin tray can work well enough … Read More

Cream of tomato soup (Raw)

Sweet Potato Cilantro Soup (Raw)

Ingredients: 2 cups water 2 cups washed sweet potato (can leave the peel on) 1/2 cup celery 1/3 cup onion 1/3 cup sweet bell pepper 1 avocado 4 Tbs wheat free tamari sauce 10-15 fresh cilantro (stems and leaves) Method: In a blender, combine … Read More

Dairy Kefir & Non-Dairy Variations

I have a kefir obsession. I love making all kinds of kefir. Dairy, coconut milk, homemade almond milk. I use the dairy kefir grains and rinse them with filtered water in between uses. Ingredients: 1 tbs of grains 1 qrt … Read More

Apple Cider Vinegar (from scraps)

In the fall, I love making apple sauce, pie, and crisp, and now, aside from composting, I have something positive to do with all the scraps! Ingredients: 1 quart variety of apple skins and cores, chopped 2 quarts filtered water Method: Place the apple peels … Read More


To make 5 liters or 2 1/2 gallon jugs (I like a lot of kombucha) Ingredients: scoby (mother or starter) 2 gallons of water 3 cups of sugar 10-15 tea bags (white, green, oolong, or black or combination) (experiment with … Read More