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…. 

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Probiotic-rich Yogurt Potato Salad

probiotic rich potato salad

Using yogurt instead of mayo, this recipe is a great one to make ahead for a delicious side or to serve with baked crackers and sliced fruit for a cool, easy lunch.

Is This Normal, Part 2

Water Kefir - Is this normal?

In our last episode of Is This Normal, we learned about bubbly/foamy water kefir, sinking and floating grains, the range in color of water kefir grains, sediment that can occur, that water kefir is sweet and that it won’t be carbonated without a second ferment. In this episode of Is This Normal? there is more… 

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A Closer Look: Organic Hemp Oil

Hemp Oil

Organic Hemp Oil is moisturizing and cleansing, a wonderful ingredient in homemade skin care products. It has a pleasing nutty aroma and flavor and is also enjoyed in many food recipes.

Weekly Recap – June 20th Edition

blog gathering

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