A Closer Look: Organic Lavender Essential Oil

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Lavender is a common shrub grown in many gardens, but some may not realize its potential as a relaxing ingredient in massage oils, skin care products, deodorants, and more. Add a few drops of Organic Lavender Essential Oil to Unscented Massage Cream after a stressful day.  … 

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Tropical Smoothie

Tropical smoothie

This smoothie tastes truly tropical when made with coconut milk kefir or coconut milk yogurt.

Sourdough Irish Soda Bread

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I’ve tried to get back to my cultural roots since becoming a mom, and found that using fermented and cultured food is a great way to show my children what our ancestors ate back in “the old country”. It’s rewarding to know that I can pass down a piece of my family’s history that my… 

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A Closer Look: Vegan Yogurt Starter

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“I make wonderful coconut milk yogurt with this product. It’s easy, I can control what is and isn’t in it, and I’m thrilled to be eating yogurt again!” -Snackgirl “I’ve made two batches of soy yogurt so far, and I’m extremely pleased with the results. The cultures and instructions both worked a treat.” -Tish Today… 

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Weekly Recap – April 18th Edition

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