Sage Cream Cheese with Yogurt


Sage, an often undervalued herb, is native to the Mediterranean region. In ancient Rome, it was known to have healing properties, and was included as a part of the official Roman pharmacopeia.

This recipe makes a pleasantly flavored cheese that is delightful spread on baguette slices. It can also be used as a base for a pasta sauce or dip by adding a little milk. Bake the leftovers into sourdough biscuits…. 

Read More »

Do Fermented Foods Reduce Anxiety?


A recent article on National Geographic points to some research that shows how gut health and fermented foods may help reduce anxiety.  It continues to show that we are just scratching the surface on the benefits of traditional fermented foods.

Herbed Red Potatoes with Crème Fraîche

red potatoes salad

Crème fraîche provides the perfect complement to savory herbed potatoes. Make enough so everyone can have second helpings!

What’s New at CFH: Save 20% on Personal Care Products & Make Your Own Coconut Oil Peppermint Conditioner

DIY Body Care - Sale!

Don’t miss out on this week’s sale.  You can save 20% on all the Personal Care Products by using coupon code SHAMPOO (expires 9/6/15).  Also, check out this DIY Coconut Oil Peppermint Deep Conditioner recipe.

A Closer Look: Organic Vegetable Glycerin

glycerin soap

Organic Vegetable Glycerin is a thick, clear, odorless liquid, useful in homemade soaps and other skin care products, such as creams and lotions, for soft, smooth skin. Organic Vegetable Glycerin is also used in combination with your favorite essential oils for creating room sprays.