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How to Re-Liquify Crystallized Honey

In Herbs, In The Kitchen, Other Insights by healthyadmin

Do you love honey but find it frustrating when you go to use some honey and find that it has become crystallized honey and no longer spreadable?  We have the perfect solution! Honey is, next to Stevia, our favorite sweetener here at Healthy Homestead Living.  Not only does honey taste good, but it can be good for you too!  Honey …

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Homemade Groceries: Make Your Own Vanilla

In In The Kitchen, Other Insights by healthyadmin

Vanilla is one of those amazingly delicious ingredients that makes almost any dessert, smoothie, or batter recipe taste better!  We love vanilla and use it extensively.  Good vanilla can be hard to find, however and crazy expensive.  It’s super easy to make yourself and is fast, fun, economical, and a popular gift idea.  Check out this video to learn how …

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Eating Healthy on a Budget

In In The Kitchen, Other Insights by healthyadmin

A common misconception I hear is that eating healthy is expensive.  Too often, I’m told that eating healthy just isn’t in the budget, and therefore just isn’t an option despite said person’s complaints about various health concerns or ailments.  Don’t get me wrong, I am not pointing fingers and I totally understand where you’re coming from.  Money is tight and …

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Nourishing Broths

In In The Kitchen, Other Insights by healthyadmin

Remember the old saying, “Have some chicken soup, and call me in the morning…” when you were sick?  Chicken soup isn’t just good for the soul, and there’s a good reason doctors (and grandmothers) would prescribe it in the old days to help you get better when you’re sick.  But it’s not just any old chicken soup…rather it’s the broth …

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Swedish Bitters- The Bitter Truth

In In The Kitchen, Other Insights by healthyadmin

Every so often, we come across products that make a significant impact in our health and/or our homestead and we would like to share those products with you in our new monthly product review and spotlight series.  This month, we’re going to give you the Bitter Truth.  Our featured product is Maria Treben’s Swedish Bitters. Bitters are an often overlooked …

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Top Secrets to a Better Night’s Sleep

In Other Insights by healthyadmin

When I was a kid, it seemed like I could sleep just about anywhere.  My parents were amazed at how quickly I would fall asleep and how deeply I would sleep anytime I was in a vehicle for any length of time.  Once asleep, I was out like a light and we used to joke that a tornado could go …

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Detox Naturally

In Cultured Foods, In The Kitchen, Other Insights by healthyadmin

Now that the holidays are over and we’re starting the New Year, many of us with resolutions to lose weight and/or get healthier.  What better way to start your goals out right than with a good detox program?  If you’re like most, the Christmas holidays are a time where we are bombarded with temptation…. from chocolates, Christmas cookies, sweet treats, …

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Time to Ponder a Moment

In Other Insights by healthyadmin

At the time of writing this article, we’re less than a week from Thanksgiving and approaching another holiday season and the close of another year.  This time of year is a time to pause and reflect on the year we had, and look to the future for the year ahead.  It’s a time when I look at what I’m thankful …