Jun Tea is Kombucha ChampagneI was gifted my very first Jun tea culture in recent months from a friend who told me that he seemed to digest it even better than the fermented drink known as kombucha.

I was excited to learn of a ferment made with honey and green tea instead of black tea and sugar,

sourdough crackers with peanut butterNut butter crackers are a favorite snack food for many children. For my family, peanut butter crackers are the fave with sunbutter crackers the distant second place winner.

Unfortunately, the commercial options for nut butter crackers even from organic brands leave much to be desired in the ingredients department. Check out the ingredients list for one highly popular brand of certified USDA Organic peanut butter crackers:

SarahThe Healthy Home Economist holds a Master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

healthiest best bone brothHave you ever wondered if all bone broth is the same or if one in particular is the healthiest and best bone broth of all? If so, this article should help clarify this for you!

Most people would agree with the old adage that chicken soup is good for the soul as well as for colds and flu.

water kefir versus milk kefirMy recent article comparing the probiotic potency and overall health benefits of kefir versus yogurt spawned a lot of emails to my inbox with questions about how water kefir fits into the mix.

After a bit of reflection on the subject, I came to the conclusion that the topic really deserved its own blog post,

gluten free teffI first tasted the delicious, gluten free grain known as teff shortly after my husband and I were married. We met after work at an Ethiopian restaurant that we’d been wanting to try for quite some time. My husband was born and lived his early years in Uganda, and he was eager to introduce me to some of the flavors of his home continent.

homemade almond milk fermented in a carafeA healthy milk substitute such as homemade almond milk is an important drink to know how to make yourself in light of the skyrocketing cases of dairy allergies today.

Almond milk made at home can also be fermented to add probiotics and beneficial enzymes that enhance the digestive process and boost the immune system in much the same way as grassfed raw milk.

soaked oatmeal with no soaking_miniThose of us with grandparents born prior to World War II may well remember that they made a practice of soaking oats in a pot of warm water overnight before cooking it up the next morning.

In fact, prior to the 1950’s, Quaker Oats used to include an overnight soak in the instructions printed on the box!