It’s springtime again, and everything is growing like it should. Our gardens are bursting with rosemary, basil, dill, oregano and all manner of fresh, bold, aromatic and savory herbs. It’s undeniably great to have an abundant herb garden at your fingertips, but what if you have more herbs ready for harvest than you are ready to use? Nothing need be lost, and with a little bit of coconut oil, an ice cube tray and a freezer, you can save your lovely bouquet of herbs for later, but still enjoy the same fresh flavor you would expect the morning you picked them.
I love cooking on stainless steel pans, but it took some practice and some tips and tricks to get the hang of using these wonderful pans. In this video I showed you how to preheat your pan and then I added some coconut oil followed by adding my egg mixture and demonstrated how to cook your eggs in a stainless steel pan without having them stick all over the pan.
Copper instantly responds to changes in temperature and this thermal conductivity ensures an even distribution of heat, so everything gets cooked consistently and evenly. The downside is that copper requires more TLC than standard stainless steel. This can be easily prevented by regularly using my very own copper cleaner.
No home-based herbal medicine cabinet is complete without an herbal salve. These salves can be used for a range of maladies including scratches, cuts, scrapes, burns, insect bites, and more. Having a jar or container of this at the ready is a quick way to transfer the healing properties of dried herbs to your loved ones.
Deodorants can be among the most toxic skin care products on the market. You can make your own non-toxic deodorant with virgin coconut oil and essential oils with this easy recipe!
Making your own coconut oil body butters at home is easier than you might think. You can customize them to suit your own preferences by varying the essential oils you use.
Making your own sugar scrubs at home is easy and inexpensive to do, plus, it allows you to control the quality of the ingredients and avoid toxins. Get three simple recipes in this post.
This cloud-like body butter feels like velvet on the skin and is so easy to make! Make an extra batch as gifts for your friends and family.
Most pain relieving salves contain petroleum products. Learn how to make your own arnica salve with safe ingredients and no toxins with this simple recipe.