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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Chickpea Miso


One of my favorite condiments is miso. It’s creamy, salty, nutty and has that rich umami that is so satisfying. It’s also incredibly versatile The process for making miso is fairly simple. It’s waiting to taste it that is hard! Here is a simple, no-soy version that anyone can make at home. Obtain a bag… 

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A Closer Look: Traditional Flavor Yogurt Starter


“Easy to use starter makes a delicious, creamy yogurt when used with raw milk.” -Diane Today we are going to take a closer look at the Cultures for Health Traditional Flavor Yogurt Starter.

Weekly Recap – March 7th Edition

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

What’s New at CFH: Kombucha Scoby Candy


This week we have a new Kombucha Scoby Candy using three different methods! Extra kombucha scobys can pile up quickly if you are an avid kombucha brewer. When you tire of composting those scobys, try one of our methods for making a batch of scoby candy. It’s a delicious, gummy probiotic treat!