Ahhh, Sweet Basil!

I love basil. This extremely aromatic herb can make an appearance on our table each night for dinner and it will never grow old to me. A wonderful Chiffonade of raw sweet basil among a bowl of fresh lettuce greens, whole leaves atop a fresh baked homemade pizza, or layered ontop a portobello mushroom cap on[…]

Homesteading Your Way Through The Coronavirus

The coronavirus outbreak has many people refocusing their priorities to begin growing their own food, adjusting to homeschooling their children, and seeking immune support from natural plant medicine. This blog will show you how to get started.

Herbal Allies for Immunity

  Herbal Allies for Immunity by Judith Yisrael     The spreading of the Coronavirus has lead many folks to begin seeking out immune boosting herbal plant allies. I have received numerous messages and inquiries about proper herbal preparation, which herbs are more effective, and even easy to grow herbs for their immune boosting qualities. This is so[…]

You Know You’re an Urban Homesteader When…

What exactly is urban homesteading? Homesteading has traditionally been defined as living off the land, maybe even off grid, while implementing practices that lead towards a self-sufficient lifestyle. However, that’s changing. More people, such as our family, are redefining what a homesteader is. The true essence of homesteading is having the ability to transition from[…]

DIY Activated Charcoal Facial Mask

POSTED BY JUDITH YISRAEL Activated charcoal has become increasingly popular in beauty products, and rightly so. This rich black ash has numerous benefits from whitening teeth to alleviating gas and bloating. I enjoy using it in my homemade soap recipes both as a natural colorant and for its many uses for the skin. But what[…]

Potato Leek Soup

Makes 8 servings Ingredients:  1 cup butter 2 leeks, sliced salt and pepper to taste 1 quart vegetable broth 1 tbsp Organic Cornstarch 4 cups Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and diced Unsweetened Almond or Rice Milk Directions In a large pot over medium heat, melt butter. Cook leeks in butter with salt and pepper until[…]