February 22, 2019

I usually make this kvass after making Abigail's Applesauce:  a family favorite.  We then make use of the apple peelings and cores to make a delicious probiotic beverage.  Waste not, want not!  

Apple Kvass

Fill a quart jar 1/4-1/3 full of apple peeli...

November 2, 2018

Homemade ketchup is best, because you can control the quality and ingredients.  Even better, it's so simple you can do it faster than finding it at the grocery store.  If you like it more sweet, add a little more syrup.  If you like it more tart, add a little more vine...

August 20, 2018


  • 1 head organic green cabbage, shredded

  • 1 large yellow onion, sliced

  • 2 jalapenos, sliced and cut in thirds

  • 2 cups carrots, shredded

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced, optional

  • 2 tsp. non-iodized salt per pound of vegetables

  • 2 Tbsp. lime j...

July 4, 2017

Switchel!  AKA haymakers punch, swizzle, ginger water has been around for a long time, primarily as a hydrating drink.  I like to call it the original Gatorade.  Switchel is now enjoying a re-newed popularity.  You can find many blog recipes for switchel, some health f...

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