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Deodorant Making Part 1: Testing Two Kinds

Clay vs. Baking Soda Deodorant

We have two different deodorant recipes on our website:

My husband and I have always used the baking soda recipe and it works amazingly well (better than my store bought Dove antiperspirant actually!).

Deodorant Supplies

The only catch is that to keep it solid here in Hawaii (I like to keep it solid so that I can use the deodorant container for easy application), I always had to keep it in the refrigerator, which needless to say was slightly inconvenient. Today I decided to try a new method, and added 1 Tbs. of beeswax granules to the recipe to see if I could keep it solid and out of the fridge. If you would like to try it, melt the coconut oil with the beeswax before adding the other ingredients…. 

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Lacto-Fermenting the Garden and Long-Term Storage


Along with dehydration, fermentation has been used for a very long time as a way to harness food preservation. Without refrigeration, canning, or freezing; these means of putting food up were critical for the safety and livelihood of cultures everywhere. But in our modern day culture where these other high-energy means of food preservation are… 

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Quick Kombucha Pickled Beet Salad

beet salad

The beets and kombucha in this recipe combine for a lovely flavor. If you prefer a little less zing in your salad, use milder kombucha.

Making Lemon and Orange Curd Cheese

Curd Cheese

Don’t have a fancy culture on hand? How about lemons and oranges? I tend to be pretty thrifty, so after coming across a coupon for free organic milk, I planned to make some cheese that didn’t require a culture. It’s basically a curd cheese that is acidified by the juices of lemons and oranges, so… 

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A Closer Look: The Organic Wheatgrass Growing Kit

Organic Wheat Grass Kit

Today we are going to take a look at the Cultures for Health Organic Wheatgrass Growing Kit.  This kit is a great way to grow your very own wheatgrass at home. Small apartment or kitchen? No problem with this kit’s perfectly sized growing tray and complete instructions. You’ll be enjoying organic wheatgrass juice in no… 

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