Category: Sustainable Living

Pressure Canning Chickpeas (video)

Root Cellar Tour (video)

If you enjoyed my last post on our root cellar, then you’ll love this one! I started a YouTube channel in conjunction with this blog site. Please go ahead and check it out! Here’s a quick tour of our root cellar where I store root…

Root Cellar Tour

Welcome, to what is probably my favourite room in our house! I always call it the root cellar but I should probably use the more appropriate term, which would be a cold room. It’s warmer and drier than a traditional root cellar should be, but…

Make Your Own Coconut Yogurt

This non-dairy alternative yogurt is incredibly easy to make! It’s so creamy and SO yummy! All you’ll need is: 2 – 400ml cans of full fat coconut milk 4 – probiotic capsules OR 1/2 cup of non-dairy yogurt from a previous batch A quart…

Why Should You Use Cloth Diapers?

If you follow me on Instagram or know me in person, you probably already know that I’m a big fan cloth diapers. Don’t get me wrong, it’s had its fair share of challenges, but the pros WAY outnumber the cons. Here are a handful…

How To Make Kombucha

Kombu-what?? Kombucha is a fermented/cultured beverage that boasts some pretty wonderful health benefits. It starts out as sweetened black tea and with the help of a SCOBY (symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast) and a little time, it turns into a deliciously tangy, fizzy drink…

Dehydrating Mushrooms

Today I want to talk about one of my all-time favorite things to dehydrate – MUSHROOMS!  They’re SO easy to do, easy to cook with, store wonderfully, re-hydrate very well and they’re super yum. No big prep, no peeling, no blanching – just wash them,…