Chia seeds offer many benefits for our health and they are easily digested. One of the easiest ways to consume chia is by putting a teaspoon in a glass of water and letting the chia soak overnight. Then in the morning drink the glass of chia with your breakfast. Also, you could sprinkle chia on your oatmeal or even over you eggs. Chia is best taken in the morning, since the … [Read more...] about The power of Chia seeds.
This is my go-to deodorant recipe for staying fresh during the cold months in Tennessee. I’ve never tested this recipe during the hot months and would imagine the deodorant would turn pretty soft or liquid? Ingredients: Arrowroot powder Coconut oil (76 degree) Simply take about a ¼ cup of arrowroot powder and mix in some coconut oil until you have a thick paste. That’s … [Read more...] about Simple winter time deodorant recipe.
All soap is made with lye (Sodium Hydroxide). Sometimes I think people are turned off when informed soap is made with lye. Some people assume they can purchase soap made without lye. I understand because I used to be one of those persons. :-) So how do soap makers utilize herbs and oils in the manufacturing process, without losing the ingredients therapeutic properties? … [Read more...] about The harsh truth about soap making.
I purchased “the long loaf cutter” at soapequipment.com. The price at the time (September 2016) was 398.00 plus shipping. Bringing the grand total to 429.36. This particular soap cutter has the wires spaced 1 ¼ inches wide. Thus leaving your soap bars cut at 1 ¼ inch thick. This will leave you with 12 evenly cut soap bars. Ordering online is easy and delivery was prompt to … [Read more...] about The long loaf soap cutter review.
It’s that time of the year when I drive to Rowell apple house on highway 70 outside of Crossville, TN and purchase a peck of apples. Honey crisp is what I bought and they are firm and semi-sweet. In the parking lot at Rowell’s apple house I rinsed a honey crisp off with some water for the drive home. Nothing like a sunny day with the window open and munching on a sweet … [Read more...] about Dehydrated apples.