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Anna replied to isis's discussion Lentil Sprouts.. YUM!!
"I rinse several times a day.  They are at the sink so just when I see them.  But sometimes it stretches out.  I think you had too many and a moisture issue.  I've never seen the black mold.  I'd toss any that…"
Apr 22, 2013
Anna replied to Tanya Swartzentruber's discussion Baby Steps--what is most important?
"The first thing I would do in your situation is start using a Neti Pot daily.  I have seen people eliminate chronic allergies with that alone.  Think of it like brushing your teeth - as in, it's a daily habit.  The ferments will…"
Dec 30, 2012
Anna commented on Kamila's blog post Juicing vs. Smoothies
"I recent got the Hurom and LOVE it!!!  Benefit of a "slow" (masticating) juicer but smaller footprint and faster.  Here is a video about two of the best.  I was on the fence between these two and then saw this.  …"
Oct 16, 2012
Anna commented on Kamila's blog post Juicing vs. Smoothies
"I think they both have a place.  I like to juice in the morning.  Juicing is a huge infusion of nutrients without taxing the body through digestion (easier on your gut).   It is difficult to get the variety and amount of concentrated…"
Oct 16, 2012
Anna replied to MM's discussion Non-toxic cosmetics in the group Making our own body care products
"I came across this cool post not too long ago. ~Anna"
May 31, 2012
Anna replied to sunshinestarr's discussion How long does master tonic last? in the group Intro to Master Tonic!
"Yep, it last pretty much forever - nothing can grow in that!  I do keep some in the fridge because I prefer it cold too.   I usually make annual batches and I've pitched the last year's batch (if there is a small amount) but I…"
May 30, 2012
Anna replied to Gina Grothoff's discussion Car accident- skin lacerations, body aches and tetanus shot soreness
"Hypericum is the "arinica" for nerve pain.  You might want to alternate the two.  That's what we did for my sister's HUGE abdominal surgery and she didn't need to take any additional pain meds.  She was not…"
May 28, 2012
Anna replied to Cindy Green's discussion New Member in the group Wildcrafting
"Welcome Cindy!  I'd love to hear more.   I'm hoping to plant some nettles in my lower yard.  It grows in my area but I don't have any.   I do have plantain, violets, chickweeds, etc.    I'm still…"
May 2, 2012
Anna commented on Pat Robinson's blog post Healing Cancer
"Nice to see this all in one place for future reference!   I'd also suggest for people to investigate the Budwig Therapy/Diet. ~Anna  "
Apr 7, 2012
Anna commented on Michaela's photo

Orange oil cleaner

"I couldn't wait so I googled and started mine :)   It's not ready yet but I'm excited to try it! ~Anna"
Mar 30, 2012
Anna replied to Binbin's discussion Antibiotic Alternatives - Help Please
"Clove oil or Lavender EO (high quality) will address the tooth infection and help with the pain.  Good luck!   ~Anna"
Mar 13, 2012
Anna replied to Shellie's discussion New and wanting to try Kombucha in the group Kombucha
"Hi Karen, Kombucha is easy.  I have extra SCOBYs, if you want to pick one up.  ~Anna"
Feb 25, 2012
Gabraela replied to Anna's discussion Favorite Deodorant Recipe in the group Making our own body care products
"I have been making my own deodorant for several months now and I keep coming back to this same basic recipe but with some essential oils added for my own fragrance preferences.  If you come across a recipe that calls for bentonite clay -…"
Feb 22, 2012
Anna commented on Michaela's photo

Orange oil cleaner

"Sounds good!  I can't wait to see what you think.  ~Anna"
Feb 19, 2012
Anna replied to Brandy Lance's discussion Kombucha recipes? in the group Kombucha
"I've been doing two new secondary ferments and wanted to share.   Our Costco has mixed organic berries. So I put those in the bottom of quart jars, add finished kombucha and let it sit out for 24-48 hours.  It's a gorgeous hot…"
Feb 19, 2012
Anna commented on Michaela's photo

Orange oil cleaner

"I'm interested in the recipe too, and how it works!  ~Anna"
Feb 19, 2012

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Making Sprouted Wheat Flour

I'm sure this is old hat for many but it's my first attempt so I thought I'd write it here and share some pictures as I go.


I started with some organic wheat berries.   I soaked them overnight and then put them in a large colander lined with cheese cloth.   I rinsed 3 times a day and in 2 days they were ready to dehydrate.


So today I spread them on 6 dehydrator trays and they will dehydrated today.  It will probably take about 8…


Posted on March 11, 2011 at 10:40am — 6 Comments

Wild Crafting - starting small

I have always been intrigued by the idea of wild crafting. I believe we receive the most benefit from whole foods and I love it when I can grow them at home. BUT wild crafting freaked me out. How could I identify anything, how could I know what I was getting?? I'd look at pictures and read books and the picture never looked like anything in my yard.

On a whim, I joined Herb Mentor for the $1 first month trial. That was a few days ago and let me tell you about last night's dinner. We… Continue

Posted on April 11, 2010 at 10:25am — 3 Comments

Bokashi Composting

Early last fall, when I pulled out the summer garden, I tilled and then added bought compost. Immediately, I planted the fall garden. Most of the broccoli fell in the composted area but I had a couple extra plants that were outside the amended soil. The difference in the plants was dramatic and shocking! The weaker plants were still in my garden that has been worked for years but didn't have fresh compost. It was the latest in a series of messages I had been receiving that soil is the key - the… Continue

Posted on March 10, 2010 at 11:30pm — 16 Comments

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