Sunday, February 8, 2015

Homemade Herbal Cough Syrup Recipe, Long-Term Food Storage Friendly

Homemade Herbal Cough Syrup Recipe
Since school started in September, it has become the "Year of Colds" at our house. Every time there's been a virus going around at school, at least one of my kids have brought it home.

After stocking up on store-bought cough syrups and drops and thinking about all of the "stuff" that's going into them, I decided to make some at home using what we had on hand. I started with a cold and flu busting homemade herbal tea. You can use the recipe provided in that post, or use an herbal tea of your choice for this herbal cough syrup.

Thursday, February 5, 2015

January Meatless Challenge- Update

Cooking From Long-Term Food Storage With Powdered Milk

Cooking from long-term food storage with powdered milk

Today we're going to talk about cooking from your long-term food storage with powdered milk. Although, it may seem counterintuitive to use your food storage, there are many benefits to utilizing your long-term food storage in everyday life, such as;
  • learning to how to reconstitute, or cook items you may not be familiar with, so you know how to use them when you need to use them
  • rotating and cycling through your long-term food storage
  • you will learn what your family eats and what they don't eat so you can buy more of the stuff you know you'll use

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Cold and Flu Busting Homemade Herbal Tea Recipe

cold and flu busting homemade herbal tea recipe

Cold and flue season is upon us and it has hit our house hard this year. We do all of the normal things to stay healthy and we eat well. But, for whatever reason, we just haven't been able to escape all of those pesky germs! Luckily, we have some beneficial herbs and spices on hand to make our own cold and flu busting homemade herbal tea that is both good to drink, and packed full of healthy properties that are good for you too. This herbal tea is a great way to fight the cold or flu naturally.