Tag: Self Sufficient

What I’m Planting This Year and Seed Giveaway! (video)

Pantry and Freezer Challenge!

For the month of March, I’m hosting a pantry challenge! For 31 days, I invite you to join me in preparing meals at home using only what you have on hand – no grocery shopping for a whole month!! It’s a great way to… Continue Reading “Pantry and Freezer Challenge!”

How I Clean Our Chicken Coop (video)

Tag along while I clean out our chicken coop on a beautiful, sunny winter day! If you have any coop cleaning questions or tips to share, please leave them in the comments below! If you liked this video, be sure to give it a… Continue Reading “How I Clean Our Chicken Coop (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… Continue Reading “Root Cellar Tour (video)”

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… Continue Reading “Root Cellar Tour”

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… Continue Reading “Make Your Own Coconut Yogurt”

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… Continue Reading “Why Should You Use Cloth Diapers?”

Chickpea Salad Sandwich

A meatless salad filling that’s full of flavour. This recipe is seriously yummy! It’s been on my ‘to-make’ list for a long time and am I ever glad I finally did. Out of all the substitutions I’ve tried since going plant-based, this is one… Continue Reading “Chickpea Salad Sandwich”

The Best Oatmeal Bread

This is, by far, my favourite bread to bake! I made a bit of a hodgepodge recipe from a few different ones I’ve tried and for the last 3 years or so, this has consistently been my go-to. It’s tasty, nutritious and makes lovely… Continue Reading “The Best Oatmeal Bread”

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,… Continue Reading “Dehydrating Mushrooms”