Tag: Medicinal Food

Medicinal Food

“Medicinal Food” articles here at Homestead Lady can be anything from dairy ferments to vegetable dishes to kefir uses to sourdough bread.  We truly believe that there is health in the navel and marrow in the bones when food is used medicinally, as well as to nourish and sustain the body.

Together with the tags “Homemade”, “Healthy Grains”, “Gluten Free”, “Healthy Treat” and “Ferments”, the “Medicinal Food” tag will bring you to articles on the topic of acheiving health and wellness with the aid of wholesome foods, properly prepared, and appealing to the whole family.

different breads with butter

Easy Bread: 3 Limited Ingredient Recipes

Are you out of flour? Yeast? Only have wheat kernels but no grinder? Here are three easy bread recipes for beginners and seasoned bread bakers alike. Each recipe allows for a key missing ingredient from classic bread recipes. If you can’t get to the store before you need to make bread, don’t worry! You can make easy bread recipes with these tutorials! different breads with butter

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Grow Food Fast – Kitchen & Garden

Sometimes you just don’t have time to wait for spring, or you’ve waited too long to get the spring garden started. Other times, you’re stuck at home with illness or pregnancy but still need to feed your family. Ah, quarantines! Here are six ideas for foods you can quickly produce – grow food fast on your counter and in the garden (including pots)!

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milk kefir grains on a wooden spoon

How to Make and Use Milk Kefir

Have you heard of milk kefir? Maybe all you know is that is has some connection to probiotics and everyone seems to pronounce it differently. Well, here are the basics on how to make milk kefir, along with the benefits and ways to use it. milk kefir grains on a wooden spoon
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Irish soda bread

Golden Irish Soda Bread

Here’s our family’s twist on a traditional Irish soda bread made bright by saffron and golden dried fruit. As a magical bonus we also show you how to change up the ingredients a bit to make the color of your bread match your favorite redhead. Liven up your St. Patrick’s Day with this easy, sweet yet savory golden version of soda bread! *Gluten free option provided, FYI.Irish soda bread

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Elderberry No Bake Granola Bars

These healthy, nut free elderberry no bake granola bars are so easy to make that they’ll show up in your lunch box every week. With soaked oatmeal, coconut oil, dried elderberries and honey these bars are homemade treat you and the kids will love!

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Fresh Cranberry & Dried Persimmon Sauce

Combine the benefits of heart-healthy cranberries with foraged persimmons for a richly flavored holiday sauce. This homemade cranberry sauce recipe includes cinnamon, oranges, dried persimmon and a hint of vanilla. Stop eating store bought cranberry sauce this year and replace it with this healthier, tastier homemade version!

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Instant Pot Grape Juice Recipe

Here’s how to make a healthy grape juice recipe the easy way in the instant pot. You can drink the grape juice fresh, make jello or prepare it for canning. In just minutes you can be drinking your own fresh, grape juice!

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sourdough maple bread buttered with maple syrup

Sourdough Maple Bread

Here’s a recipe for a no yeast, sweet, Sourdough Maple Bread loaf. We show you how to make this no knead bread that’s so soft and tangy it makes the perfect toast or sandwich bread. Make artisan sourdough bread at home! sourdough maple bread buttered with maple syrup Continue reading “Sourdough Maple Bread”

How to Plan and Plant a Medicinal Herb Garden

Learn how to simply and easily plan a medicinal herb garden for all your plant-based wellness needs. Aren’t sure what herbs are traditionally considered medicinal? We can help with that, too! You CAN grow wellness, or medicinal, herbs wherever you live, in whatever space you have. Continue reading “How to Plan and Plant a Medicinal Herb Garden”

Lemon Verbena Low Carb Macaroons

Use this herbal low carb macaroons recipe for a light and airy treat as summer descends upon us. We chose scented geraniums and lemon verbena for this recipe, but you can use any herbal combination you want!

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