Homemade Kombucha, feat. art by Soey Milk

My friend, artist Soey Milk (check out her gorgeous paintings here), turned me on to making Kombucha about a year ago. She came over one night for a party, and as a hostess gift, she brought me something unusual: an empty gallon mason jar, along with a pint size mason jar filled with her homemade,…

Why cast iron? And how to care for it.

Iron is an essential nutrient for our bodies, and iron deficiency is the most common nutrional deficiency in the US. Why do we need it? To delivery oxygen throughout our bodies. About 2/3 of your body’s iron store is in your hemoglobin: the stuff that helps red blood cells carry the oxygen from the lungs….

Homemade Body Butter – Shea & Cocoa Butter

I’ve been a fan of good skin care and skincare products ever since I had to rescue my acne-riddled face in college. Before being vegan, I paid a ton of money for a ton of chemicals, and didn’t think twice about it. But I think twice now, and I do still love good skincare. Over…