Lacto-Fermented Verde Sauce

verde sauce

So far in my culturing experience I have only lacto-fermented a few things: cabbage (of course), carrots, and garlic. I’ve been a little nervous to attempt more daring ferments with my summer harvest now finishing up from my garden. Then a few weeks ago I found myself pulling a pile of hot peppers from the plants, which my husband added to our normal selection with no idea they would take off so well!… 

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Apple Pie Smoothie

Apple Pie Smoothie

Try this flavorful smoothie with Piima, for a mild yogurt taste under all those amazing spices.

Lazy Girl Lotion Formula

finished lotion

I first learned to make lotion about 15 years ago. I messed up so many batches and made so many messes. I measured, and adjusted; melted and cooled. Finally I figured out a few simple ratios and a basic technique. With all of our fun new body care products, I decided it’s time to share… 

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A Closer Look: Viili Yogurt Starter


  My family loves this yogurt. We use local dairy pasteurized milk. I typically just mix some jelly and chia seeds into it and my family loves it. Super easy to reuse. And I absolutely love that’s its a room temp culture. Thanks! -Kim Today we are going to take a closer look at the… 

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Weekly Recap – August 22nd Edition

blog gathering

It’s time for the weekly recap.  Leave your favorite links or ideas in the comments below!