A Closer Look: Mild Flavor Yogurt Starter

Raspberry Yogurt

“This is the perfect-tasting culture for my taste buds. I eat yogurt with no sweeteners and I like a mild taste. This is it. Much like European yogurt. I also let it mellow in the machine a bit longer than required, then strain it through a coffee filter for Greek yogurt.” -Q

Today we are going to take a closer look at the Cultures for Health Mild Flavor Yogurt Starter.


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Weekly Recap – September 5th Edition

blog gathering

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

Stocking the DIY Personal Care Pantry


The other day we ran out of toothpaste. It was refreshing (no pun intended) to tell my family “Don’t worry, I’ll whip something up.” My husband took the children to town to run errands and I busied myself in the kitchen. I worked on a few gluten-free sourdough recipes. I tidied up a bit. And… 

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Do Fermented Foods Reduce Anxiety?


A recent article on National Geographic points to some research that shows how gut health and fermented foods may help reduce anxiety.  It continues to show that we are just scratching the surface on the benefits of traditional fermented foods.

Herbed Red Potatoes with Crème Fraîche

red potatoes salad

Crème fraîche provides the perfect complement to savory herbed potatoes. Make enough so everyone can have second helpings!