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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Raw Sprout Safety Tips

Raw Sprouts

Concern over the safety of sprouts has become an issue for very good reason – commercially grown sprouts made people sick. This problem led to some experts’ warning against the consumption of sprouts while others shrugged it off as a one-off problem.

A Closer Look: Greek Yogurt Maker

Greek Yogurt

“Wonderful product. Much nicer than a cheese cloth. Easy to use. Made wonderful yogurt!!!” -Debbie Today we are going to take a closer look at the Cultures for Health Greek Yogurt Maker.

Weekly Recap – May 30th Edition

blog gathering

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

Fermented Food in the News


It is always interesting to get a quick snapshot of a few of the fermented food related headlines…  Enjoy!