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If dandelion wine captures the essence of summer for adults, then dandelion ice cream sums it up for kids.  This flower infused treat is sweetened with honey.  All you need is one cup of dandelion petals, which should be available on any respectable pesticide-free lawn. Making dandelions into ice cream isn’t a new idea, but rather than blossoms, most recipes...

Months ago I wanted to start making my own kombucha.  I was buying bottles of kombucha from the health store and the costs were adding up and I felt it was time for a cheaper way.  I researched a few ways for how to grow a kombucha scoby.  A scoby is the white alien looking thing floating at the top of the jar.  You need a scoby to ferment the tea to brew kombucha. ...

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1. A Veggie Tray for the Holidays Headed to potluck after potluck this season? Looking for something that’s easy to assemble, festive AND healthy? Try this healthy tray via “ModernParentsMessyKids.com“ 2. Christmas Tree Veggie Platter The holidays are such a fun time to create fun and festive recipes and dishes. There are usually so many activities,...

Growing your own wheatgrass at home is easy and fun to do – especially during the winter months! There are a lot of different methods on how you can achieve this, so below we are going to share with you some of our favorite. There are both soil and soil-less methods.  Today we are focusing on soil-less.  Make sure you choose which will work best for you. Before...

We’ve gone crazy over these super healthy shakes/smoothies that all have 1 SECRET INGREDIENT in common, Cauliflower! Here’s a collection of our favorite Cauliflower Smoothie Recipes that we know you won’t regret trying.   1. Malted Chocolate Cauliflower Smoothie via Eating Bird Food “A chocolate cauliflower smoothie made malty with...

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“You can start with the seed of an avocado. Wash it. Use 3 toothpicks to suspend it broad-end down over a water-filled glass to cover about an inch of the seed. Put the glass in a warm place out of direct sunlight and replenish water as needed. You should see the roots and stem start to sprout in about 2-6 weeks. (If you’ve followed this process so far and...

Making candied treats is always a pleasure. Not only is it easy & requires very few ingredients…there are plenty of things you can harvest from your home garden to “candy”. “Candied things are special. By cooking in a simple syrup and then drying, the moisture is removed and replaced with sugar which acts to preserve that which is being...

The season is upon us! Gardeners all over are experiencing an abundance or “over-load” of zucchini squash. These prolific plants produce plenty of slender and long fruits, some even reaching an unwanted size that oddly enough can resemble a baseball bat! If you’ve found yourself pondering ways to use up all of your fabulous zucchini squash, look...