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Organic Salve Base Recipe – Three Ingredients and Extra Gentle

This skin-protecting salve base recipe can do it all. Need an extra gentle salve for baby? A bug balm for hiking and camping? An “ouchie salve” for scrapes, bumps, rashes, and cuts? A lip balm for chapped winter lips? A fragrant solid perfume?  This one salve base recipe can be fully customizable to make any …

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Potassium-Rich Chia and Buckwheat Banana Bread – Gluten Free, Egg Free, Dairy Free

You can bake amazing, gluten-free, allergen-friendly, potassium-rich banana bread with buckwheat flour! Buckwheat is not actually wheat at all, it is the potassium-rich inner kernel of a plant in the rhubarb and sorrel family, therefore it is naturally gluten free and a perfect grain substitute for wheat-sensitive populations.  Buckwheat flour has a nice fibrous texture …

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The Best Sourdough Tools, Equipment, and Resources

Learn what tools, equipment, and resources I recommend to make the very best sourdough bread and other sourdough goods like pasta, cookies, muffins, tortillas, and more. Whether you are shopping for yourself or as a gift for someone special, you are guaranteed to find the perfect accompaniment to the sourdough baking journey. The Best Tools …

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The 5 Most Sustainable Kitchen Practices You Can Put Into Place Right Now – No More Rebuying or Replacing – Plus My Top 3 Inexpensive Eco Gifts

There are a lot of opportunities to go sustainable in the kitchen! This is one place where we can take environmentalism into our own hands by buying sustainable products that will last many years if not many lifetimes. I have spent 10 years slowly transforming my kitchen into a greener, more eco-friendly space. I still …

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Traditional Cooking and Living Gift Guide To Encourage a Nourishing Sustainable Homestead

The holidays are fast approaching and it will soon be the season of giving. Although I support and try to practice a minimalist lifestyle I still need some tools to help me facilitate a slow-food, nourishing kitchen and sustainable home. Here, I have curated a list of my favorite gifts. Some have been given to …

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