When One Woman Heals

“Every woman who heals herself helps heal all the women who came before her and all those who will come after.” -DR. CHRISTIANE NORTHRUP Wood smoke puffs thick gray from the chimney stack outside the window on the homestead this morning.  Frost gently graces ground as roosters crow their morning song in the first glow…

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My Favorite Green Drink Recipe

Morning dawned bright and crisp, a day promising to blossom into a beautiful gift.  I woke, like several other mornings this week, craving my favorite green drink.  Listening to the wisdom of my body, I rose to get out the blender and greens to prepare the smooth and tangy breakfast beverage.  Nurturing one’s self with a green drink is…

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Deep Fall + Garden Minestrone Soup

Rain intermittently spatters on window panes, as fat drops cling desperate to branches only to be snatched away by gusts of icy wind.  Gratitude fills and warms from within for the deep fall garden.  Roots and kept summer squash mingle with darkly vibrant cruciferous vegetables creating a rainbow of color that is the deep fall…

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Sourdough: My Nemesis

I have discovered my elusive homesteading unicorn–sourdough. Embarrassingly enough, I have thrown countless jars of sourdough starter to the chickens, and some that I didn’t even dare throw to them, went back to the earth in the compost pile. For years, quite literally, to my great distress, I have tried without success, for one reason…

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Eat Well. Be Well.

There is a connection with how we choose to nourish our bodies to both our energy levels and vibrancy.  When we eat beautiful whole foods, we have more energy to live and enjoy life and do the work we are called to do.  We radiate health and wellbeing both inwardly and outwardly.  In contrast when we…

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Fire-Roasted Green Tomato Salsa

As frost permeates both air and earth on our little homestead, I take inventory on the stacks of baskets, heaps of buckets, and enamelware burgeoning with garden glory.  I never can quite seem to let the green tomatoes go to frost.  I think maybe I am holding on to the hope in the green, the…

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The Accidental Food Activist

So, I never set out to be an influencer.  Only a homestead mama sharing the joy.  However, sometimes, somewhere along the way, purpose finds you.  You can choose to step into the moment, lean in hard and listen good, or you can shrink back and shy away from it. One choice will feel right, good,…

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Quick Pickles

If you are looking for a way to share the bounty of the season, this recipe from Marisa over at Food in Jars, is a fabulous way to do just that.  It is different from many pickle recipes, in the use of both mint and cilantro, which combine to become a dynamic duo.  With a…

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Zoodles And Easy Homestead Pesto

Zucchini + Noodles = Zoodles! Really. Fresh raw pasta, adorned with summertime flavors paints a new picture of zucchini.  One splashed with vibrant flavors, rich smooth oils, mingling with tantalizing tomatoes, all on a zucchini canvas.  Which as you know, if you have ever delt with summer’s most abundant vegetable, is ripe with opportunity to…

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Bircher-Muesli

Otherwise known as easy overnight oats.   YUM! Bircher-Muesli is a simple, traditional, soaked & cultured, overnight oatmeal that takes just a few moments before bedtime to be ready upon your rising in the morning.  It is worth those moments, you are worthy of those moments.  Making this muesli in a mason jar makes it…

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