DIY Foundation (video)

DIY Foundation Ingredients: 2 tbs Tapioca starch, Arrow Root Powder, or Corn Starch 4 tbs Coco or Cocoa powder ground cinnamon as needed to create the perfect color based on your skin tone   Directions: Put Starch in bowl and add coco powder, you may need to add more coco powder according to your skin […]

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How to toast your own nuts

How to toast your own nuts Nuts contain healthy fats that in moderation can help your body to reduce bad cholesterol (LDL) levels. They also have many beneficial vitamins and minerals including copper, magnesium, and more!  Most of these work to eliminate free radicals in your body, reducing the risk of cancer.  Toasted nuts are soooooo simple and much tastier […]

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How to Soak and Store Dried Beans

How to Soak and Store Dried Beans   WHY would you want to soak and cook your own beans you might ask?? Soaking your own beans is simple, healthy, and more affordable.  Buying and soaking dried beans eliminates the sodium and preservatives found in canned beans. BPA, a common ingredient in the lining of canned foods, […]

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Herb Cubes

Herb Cubes Do you ever get frustrated when you buy fresh herbs?  I do!  I only use a pinch for my recipe.  Before I can use the rest, it wilts and I have to throw it away.  Well, not anymore!!!!  Here’s how! Ingredients: left over herbs olive oil (this method works with water too) Directions: Fill ice cube […]

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Create your own greenhouse

Create your own greenhouse How often do you buy fresh herbs only to have them go bad before you use them up?  My guess is ALOT! Or, maybe you just don’t buy them because they don’t stay fresh very long. In a previous blog entitled “Herb Cubes” we showed how to freeze herbs to have around for sauces, soups, […]

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