Tag: Raw Food

Raw Food

Raw foods are those kept under 115 degrees Fahrenheit.  These foods retain maximum nutrition for your optimized health.  Those recipes tagged with “Raw Food” here at Homestead Lady will be those for raw foods, those which can be processed at a raw foods setting, or those with raw food components.

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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Broken Body Homesteading: Advice for Keepin’ On

How do you do the work of the homestead when it hurts?  What about babies, surgeries, mental health days and just aging joints?  Here’s a little advice for broken body homesteading. Broken Body Homesteading l From birth to illness to age to injury homesteading advice for holistic healing l Homestead Lady.com Continue reading “Broken Body Homesteading: Advice for Keepin’ On”

Probiotics During Antibiotics

While you’re taking a prescription antibiotic, it’s important to support your gut flora to keep it happy and active.  An easy and effective way to do so is to consume a hearty dose of homemade probiotic foods during your antibiotic regimen.  Here are a few simple tips for making and consuming probiotics.  These are especially suited for times when you just feel yucky.

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The Art of Natural Cheesemaking l Fresh milk, real cultures, DIY cheese making and other cultured products l Homestead Lady.com

The Art of Natural Cheesemaking – A Review

The Art of Natural Cheesemaking l Fresh milk, real cultures, DIY cheese making and other cultured products l Homestead Lady.comAre you interested in learning to make cheese?  Are you trying to keep your homemade cheeses as healthy as possible but aren’t sure where to start?  Let The Art of Natural Cheesemaking lend you a hand.

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The Harvest: Perennial Flowers

Perennial Flowers and How to Use the Harvest of Color l Flowers, Seeds, Pods and more l Homestead Lady (.com)Flower power!  Wondering what to do with your perennial flowers this time of year – flowers, seed pods, roots!  Here are a few flowering favorites and how to make the most of your perennials this fall. Continue reading “The Harvest: Perennial Flowers”

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Dairy Goats: Cost Effective?

Save Money with Goats l Are dairy goats cost effective l Homestead Lady (.com)Have you wondered about having your own quality dairy in your backyard?  Thinking about goats?  Worried about the expense and wondering if this backyard dairy adventure will really save you money?  Here’s a guest post from our archives with Elise from The Frugal Farm Wife to answer the question – are dairy goats cost effective? Continue reading “Dairy Goats: Cost Effective?”