self-sustaining and homesteading

Organic living – Lemongrass benefits / Stay Healthy!

Fresh Lemon Grass Native of Sri Lanka and India, (Cymbopogon citratus) All natural affordable home remedies using lemongrass General uses of Lemongrass relieve spasms, muscle cramps, rheumatism Cough, cold & sore throats fever reducer Anxiety Headaches High cholesterol Type 2 diabetes Colitis Digestion Rough, dry, scaly skin Acne Constipation Kidney detoxification Insomnia Relaxation & deep sleep natural and free of allergens. Strong antioxidants Description grass like plant with razor-like blades a tall tropical [...]

Quick Recipe Fix – Baking Powder Substitute

How to make your own home-made baking powder If you are out of baking powder you can make your own by combining 1 part baking soda to 2 parts cream of tartar. Be sure to bake your recipe right away after mixing the ingredients because the combination causes the ingredients [...]

How To Make Homemade Garlic Oil for Cooking & Natural Healing Remedies

Resource found at: Jill's Home Remedies Making homemade garlic oil is very simple! From cooking to natural home remedies such as ear infections or body Mortar and pestle with fresh herbs, spices and virgin olive oil, ready for grinding. Includes basil, rosemary, thyme, oregano, sage, mint, parsley and bay leaves. aches - [...]

Apple Cider Vinegar and Garlic, a Natural Healing Remedy for Ringworm

Looking to rid someone of ringworm? Consider using these natural remedies to help solve the problem. Ringworm is an ailment that is pretty deceptive as far the name goes. Usually, most people would tend to believe that it’s a kind of worm invading our body that ends up sucking our [...]

Silvia’s Power Pancakes – a healing recipe for autistic children / autism

This is part 2 to: Here is a recipe to Silvia's Power Pancakes. (protein & vitamin packed "power pancakes") 1 1/4 cup ORGANIC Whole Wheat flour 2 tablespoons Raw ORGANIC Honey 2 teaspoons baking powder w/out aluminum (you can leave out for flat unleavened Passover pancakes) 3 ORGANIC eggs 1 cup Whole ORGANIC milk 1/2 [...]

In the News – Woman accidentally poisons family with backyard mushrooms

Hi Everyone, Our group is very supportive of forging for wild food. It is a great way to expand your food security. However it is vital that you correctly identify plants before you eat them. This article is a perfect example of what can go wrong. Woman Accidentally Poisons Family With [...]

Homemade Tortillas (with oil, not butter)

by Nicky I LOVE homemade flour tortillas! As a child, I remember going over to a friend's house when her mother made fresh tortillas. The smell filled the house and we would line up to get them fresh off the grill. They were delicious all by themselves. But add a [...]