home cookin’

Best Ever Pickled Beets

This is our favourite Pickled Beet Recipe. Submitted to naturalmommy from mom, Su Edwards. You’ll love ’em too since they are sweet and retain that earthy beet flavour. You Will Need: Beets Jars Vinegar (white or apple cider) Sugar (white is generally what people use, but we suggest the organic sugar cane) Pot, Ladle, Tongs, Knife

Homemade Blackberry Jelly

Submitted by Catherine Bedson from Farmhouse Home. Have you ever made jelly from fresh fruit rather than a packet?  It tastes like jellied fruit and has a fresh, fruity flavour.

Six Clean Plates

Submitted by Lisa Marvier of Farm Girl Nursery. Find them on facebook [here]. Last weekend I had all of the cousins over for a camping adventure on the property. They range in age from 7 – 12. Most are very easy going when it comes to food from the garden and are eager to try […]

Farm Girl Nursery

Farm Girl Nursery opened on March 24th of this year in Novato, California. It’s pretty much been an experiment, according to owner Lisa Marvier who is excited about what might happen next. The fact that she knows that she is making a difference in the world means everything to her. Farm Girl Nursery is full of […]

Sauerkraut – how to make it yourself

Submitted by Kristin Urdiales of naturehaditfirst.com Raw fermented sauerkraut is one of those foods that once you have it in your life you don’t want to live without it. As a powerful digestive tonic, it is the go to in our house for hiccups, upset tummies, indigestion, and a myriad of other ailments. With anti-bacterial […]

Locavore – A Documentary

Locavore is a documentary about local food. It is a documentary everyone should see. A locavore is someone who eats locally. It is more than a trend, it is the future of a sustainable food system. What we eat is the building block for every cell in our body. In addition to the health benefits, […]

Cubit’s Organic Seeds Give Away

To kick off the growing season we met up with Laura Watt from Cubit’s, a Canadian organic seed company. Laura is excited to offer a seed-give-away on naturalmommy. Keep reading for details of how you can win her fabulous seeds for your 2012 garden! Laura is from Toronto Canada and she has a passion for […]

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