How to Make Lavender Syrup (Recipe)

This is a really simple recipe by theHerbGardener for lavender syrup. Lavender syrup is especially good when added to hot or cold tea.  It adds a sweetness and light floral aroma.  You can also experiment using it in other drinks including alcoholic beverages. TheHerbGardener has a great ice cube tip too.  Click the How to […]

20 Ways To Use Orange Essential Oil

Orange oil has a wonderful, fresh, summery scent.  It’s a very versatile oil that can be used in food recipes, cleaning recipes, and medical recipes. Denise details 20 different ways to use Orange Essential Oil.  You can use it for the following applications: Beauty Health Bath Relaxation Skin care Anti-aging Food recipes Insect Repellent Sleep […]

Treat Digestion Woes With This Papaya Ginger Mint Smoothie

If you have digestive problems this smoothie may help you.  The recipe is from Leta of Popsugar Fitness. This is a smoothie designed to help with digestive problems.  Papaya helps to reduce stomach bloat and fullness.  Mint and Ginger calm stomach upsets.  There are other healthy ingredients as well. This is a very simple recipe […]

Traditional Scandinavian Dandelion Apple Syrup Recipe

This is a traditional Scandinavian recipe for dandelion – apple syrup. The Nerdy Farm Wife shares her recipe from Tina in Denmark.  This syrup is perfect on pancakes, waffles, yogurt, baked vegetables, and anything else you can think of. This recipe makes me think of Spring !! 🙂 Click on the Traditional Scandinavian Dandelion Syrup Recipe […]

Homemade Chia Energy Drink Recipe

Chia seeds come from the desert plant Salvia hispanica, a member of the mint family.  Its origin is believed to be in Central America where the seed was a staple in the ancient Aztec diet. Golden Chia seeds, from a related plant, were used primarily by Native Americans in the southwestern United States. Chia seeds […]

45 Uses for Vinegar

This is an interesting list of different uses for vinegar from AllYou.  There’s a lot of variety.  You’ll find instructions on how to use vinegar for cleaning, gardening, dental care, pet care, food-related, home care And much more. Click on the 45 Uses for Vinegar link below to read the entire post. 45 Uses for Vinegar

13 Healthy Condiment Recipes to Make at Home – Sauces, Relishes, Syrups, Dressings

Natalie collected recipes for 13 condiment recipes for picnics and potlucks. There are recipes for homemade sauces, mustard, relishes, and more. In addition to creating condiments with healthy ingredients, you’ll also save money! You’ll find a nice variety of different recipes.  Natalie includes recipes for: Sweet and Smoky BBQ Sauce Salted Caramel Sauce Paleo Mustard […]

Make Your Own Seasoning Mixes

Making your own spice mixes is both healthy and frugal.  You know exactly what you’re including in each mix and the cost is reasonable. In this post, JES shares the six seasonings she uses the most in her home. She includes recipes and printable labels that you can put on your jars.  The labels include […]

How to Make Lavender Hot Chocolate

One good thing about winter is that it almost requires a cup of hot chocolate from time to time.  One of the best hot chocolates I’ve enjoyed is Lavender Hot Chocolate. You’ll find a lot of recipes out there for lavender hot chocolate.   I like this one quite a bit.  It uses whole chocolate instead […]

How to Make Your Own Healthy Flavored Vinegars

This is a recipe for a berry-flavored vinegar that would taste great as part of a vinegar and oil dressing. You can make other infused vinegars with garlic, basil, or other herbs. The recipe explains how to make a fruit and oil infusion.  You can also replace the berries with garlic or fresh herbs. Click […]