When I was first given my Kombucha culture, I panicked more than I did the first time they handed me my son. “It’s ok, just feed it!” they said, as though this slimy thing was the easiest thing in the world to look after. Turns out, it’s actually not as bad as I thought!
If you have ever had kombucha, you know that it’s amazing, but can be expensive! Growing your own SCOBY at home will ensure you will always have kombucha on the cheap! In this post, you’ll learn about SCOBY and how to grow your own!
Our journey into the world of healthy eating began with my first pregnancy a few years ago. The moment that I needed to be responsible with the health of someone other than myself, I started to realize how unhealthy I was actually eating. This really changed the way that I looked at food. Over time […]
Chicken math can easily make your flock expand very quickly. With an expanding flock will also come an expanding feed bill. Learn how to ferment your own chicken feed in 5 simple steps (with a video tutorial). Fermenting chicken feed can help decrease your feed costs and it is also healthier for your chickens!
At its heart, fermentation is a chemical process that is performed by many living things (including humans!). So, to understand it, you need to know a little bit about living things and a little bit about chemistry. Fear not, though! I am here to lead you through the science of this fascinating process.
Homemade bread without commercial yeast is possible. Very possible! As a matter of fact, it’s been done for centuries without the help of “rapid rise” yeast. All you have to do is capture the wild yeast in the air around you, and create a sourdough starter. Yes, there is yeast all around you, and you […]