Have you ever wondered if you can use essential oils for chickens? The answer is yes! We use essential oils to repel insects, soothe injuries, and support healthy immune function for our laying hens. Here’s a list of our favorite essential oils for chickens.Read More
When our coffee maker bit the dust earlier this year, I was determined to replace it with a nontoxic option. Ditto for our beloved stainless steel tea kettle which had become increasingly difficult to keep clean.
From a toxicity standpoint, the trouble with most coffee makers (and coffee pod machines) is when hot water comes into contact with plastic parts. Hot plastic leaches chemicals into that steaming hot cup of joe. No thanks!
Fortunately, there are some great nontoxic coffee makers and tea kettles available. If you’re in the market for nontoxic coffee makers and tea kettles, you’ll want to consider these options.Read More
It’s time to bring back the Yankee Homestead Favorite Things Giveaway!
The winner receives a fantastic collection of healthy and nontoxic goodies, all from my list of favorites:Read More
It’s strawberry season, y’all. Which means it’s time for Paleo Strawberry Pie with Grass Fed Gelatin!
The boys and I went berry picking with friends last week at our favorite local spot and came home with 6 buckets of strawberries. Read More
Oh the lengths I used to go to for perfect bacon!
Hot spitting grease inflicted tiny burns upon my arms and tiny stains upon my clothing, splattering the stove top with a greasy film. And despite my best efforts at hovering over the frying pan to keep the precious strips from burning, I always charred at least one batch.
Such an arduous process!
If you can relate, you will love this method for making perfect bacon with zero mess! After years of cooking bacon this way, I have perfected the process.Read More
I’m excited to share this sleepy success story with essential oils with you today…I can’t believe how well it’s worked for me! If you have trouble falling or staying asleep, you might want to give these two essential oils a try!Read More
Eating fresh salad greens from your own veggie garden is pretty cool, but you know what’s even better? Eating foraged salad greens from your own backyard.
Like my son said the other day, It’s like a garden you didn’t have to grow! Zero work with a huge payoff. Sounds pretty good, right?Read More
This dairy-free Mixed Berry Coconut Milk Ice Cream is super easy and super versatile!
Eat it right away, like soft serve ice cream. Or freeze it for 30-45 minutes for a more scoopable ice cream. Leftovers can be saved for smoothies, made into popsicles, or used later for the same ice cream recipe.Read More