15 Refreshing Ways to Use Mint

Mint is such a wonderful herb with a refreshing taste and smell.  In addition to its uses in cooking  and drinks, there are many other applications for mint. Mikey of WiseBread shares 15 different ways to use Mint.  There are uses for health, home care, stress-relief and more.  Very interesting post! Click on the 15 […]

100+ DIY Projects to Make with Fruit Scraps (EBook)

This is a wonderful and creative EBook by JES of the Strangers and Pilgrims On Earth website.  In this 264 page book, she shares over 100 of her personal recipes and tutorials for beauty, cleaning, health, home and food projects using fruit peels and scraps.  The subtitle is An Old Fashioned “Waste Not, Want Not” […]

What To Do When Life Gives You Lots Of Oranges!

Jillee of One Good Thing has pulled together a great list of all the things you can do with oranges. Just a few of the ideas are: Orange Peel Kindling, a Face & Body Exfoliator, Hair Rinse, Migraine Soother, Citrus Vinegar, Orange-Chocolate Brownies, Oranges with Honey, Orange Tea , Orange Maple Butter and a LOT […]

31 Ways to Use a Lemon Peel

Robin of Thank Your Body loves lemons and so do I.  Wasting the lemon peels bothered her so she started looking for different ways to use them.  She collected a list of 31 different things you can do with lemon peels.  Lemon zest and lemon pepper immediately come to mind. But how about lemon sugar?   […]

Kitchen Medicine – All About Coriander

In this post, Kami first discusses the ways coriander can be used. She then dives into the medicinal properties of coriander which are substantial. Here are just a few of the medicinal properties of coriander: antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antifungal and More! Kami then discusses some of the ailments that coriander can help. For example, it can […]

How to Make Cucumber Pickles ~ 4 Different Methods and Recipes

If you’ve grown or bought a lot of cucumbers this summer, one way to use them is to make cucumber pickles. Two of the methods require canning and two do not.  You’ll find recipes for: Quick and Easy Deli-Style Refrigerator Pickles (No Canning Required) How to Can Kosher-Style Dill Pickles (Canning Method) Canning Bread and […]

Homemade White Peach-Lavender Soda Recipe

Emma Christensen likes to brew both alcoholic and non-alcoholic fermented drinks. This is a recipe for White Peach-Lavender Soda. Some of the ingredients are white peaches, lavender flowers, sugar and lemon juice. She describes the soda as “peachy-keen”, “Fresh” and “fizzy.”  I LOVE this recipe! With this recipe you can stop at the point were […]

How to Make Rainbow Popsicles

O.k. these are some of the more creative and tasty popsicles you’ll ever make: black raspberry, red raspberry, papaya, golden kiwi, dragon fruit and more. Each colorful layer is made from a puree of summer fruit.  You can combine the colors any way you’d like. Sue explains how to puree the fruit and layer and […]

No-Bake Raspberry Cheesecake Bars

This is a yummy recipe for  No-Bake raspberry cheesecake bars. It’s a great combination of cheesecake, fresh raspberries, graham crackers, dark chocolate and other ingredients. Sue explains in detail how to make the graham cracker crust, the raspberry filling, the cheesecake filling and the dark chocolate topping. There are also some great tips about buying raspberries, preparing […]

Melon Breakfast Bowls

This is a healthy, fun breakfast that looks beautiful and is a great start to the day.  I’ve also found that kids love to eat fruit when it’s presented in a colorful way like this. Finally, it’s a tasty way to get protein into your diet. In this recipe, Sue uses seasonal fruit, yogurt and […]