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Freezer Jam

In In The Kitchen by healthyadmin

It’s strawberry season here at the Homestead, and in my opinion, the taste of fresh strawberries is like savoring happiness and sunshine in one sweet and flavorful bite.  Strawberries are like tomatoes; there’s no comparison between fresh-picked and store-bought.  Since we got a nice surplus this year that made it past the kiddos and the hubby snitching from the harvest …

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The Magic of Kefir

In Cultured Foods, Uncategorized by healthyadmin

Fountain of Youth Ask pretty much anyone if they’re familiar with yogurt and they’ll tell you “yes.” But most of those same people will be forced to give you a blank stare when you ask them if they know about kefir. So, what is kefir and why am I so excited about it? Simply put, kefir is a probiotic-rich beverage …

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Revamp those Lunches you send with your Kids

In In The Kitchen by healthyadmin

How it started When my daughter started preschool, I was shocked at what I found in the lunchroom at school.  Don’t get me wrong, I know the schools are doing the best they can with the budgets they have, so I’m not knocking the efforts they make.  And, my daughter does like to eat the hot lunch at school on …

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Kombucha – A Living Food you just Have to Try!

In Cultured Foods, In The Kitchen by healthyadmin

What is Kombucha? I was introduced to Kombucha later in my life, and was immediately fascinated and completely hooked. Once I tasted the rich, bubbly flavor of this probiotic-rich cultured tea and experienced for myself the amazing benefits, I couldn’t help but share it with anyone who was willing to listen. Most of the time, when I would ask others …