Grain-free, Gluten-free Sourdough Bread

Grain free Sourdough Bread with kombucha

Who doesn’t love the smell and taste of fresh bread straight from the oven? We recently discovered this grain-free and gluten-free version that works great for our family. We use kombucha for our sourdough starter. See DIY Gluten-free Sourdough Starter. Grain-free, Gluten-free Sourdough Bread   Print This versatile recipe can be adapted to many dietary… 

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Got Kombucha? You Can Do More Than Just Drink It!

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Kombucha has become a popular drink. In fact, you can often find it at your local grocery store. No need to keep buying it, however. You can make your own kombucha using one bottle of store-bought kombucha. See How to Grow Your Own SCOBY. Once you get started making your own kombucha you’ll find you… 

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Got Kombucha? You Can Do More Than Just Drink It!

Kombucha has become a popular drink. In fact, you can often find it at your local grocery store. No need to keep buying it, however. You can make your own kombucha using one bottle of store-bought kombucha. See How to Grow Your Own SCOBY. Once you get started making your own kombucha you’ll find you… 

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10 Ways to Detox Your Home

What can we do to make our home a safe refuge? How can we ensure access to clean air and clean water? 1. Become aware. Don’t be afraid of information. While it can be overwhelming, knowledge is empowering. Dr. J. H. Tilden said, “Knowledge is power. Knowledge of how to have health gives greatest power.” … 

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10 Companies That Are Changing the World

Shiftcon 2014, a unique gathering of eco-wellness bloggers and industry professionals, showcased some of the leading green and eco-friendly companies. I can’t wait to share some of them with you! 1. Green Truck When we broke for lunch at the conference I was overjoyed to see this delightful truck outside the hotel doors! Green Truck… 

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Fashion, Fabrics, Labels

Are Your Clothes Harming Your Health?

How are we doing today when it comes to our health and fashion? In 1881, the Rational Dress Society challenged the fashion industry of its day. The Society protested against dress that “either deforms the figure, impedes the movements of the body, or in any way tends to injure health.” Seeking to do away with constricting… 

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Diatomaceous Earth -What It Is and How to Use It

We had a spider overrun in our garage this summer, and diatomaceous earth (DE) saved the day. I later learned that we put more than we needed,  but nonetheless it did the trick. This time I purchased a duster that lightly sprays the DE to avoid overuse. Diatomaceous earth is natural and a great addition… 

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School Lockers

Why Pesticides Don’t Belong in Schools

What are the myths surrounding the safety of synthetic weed and bug killers? Are these chemicals as harmless as we are led to believe? I recently appeared before our local school board to ask them to reconsider the routine spraying of toxic sprays. The content of my presentation appears below. To members of the District… 

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