Tuesday, May 28, 2013

{Recipe} No Pectin Rhubarb Jam (2 variations)

I hate using pectin in homemade jam. With pectin the manufacturer’s recipe has to be followed or else it doesn’t set and I don't want to eat that much sugar. Pectin also adds an unnecessary expense. No pectin jam is easier than most people think – all you have to do is boil the jam until you get a thick consistency! Here are the rhubarb jam recipes that I have made so far this spring.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

{Book Review} Rosemary Gladstar’s Medicinal Herbs – A Beginner’s Guide

I love alternative medicines. I love that nature has so many ways to help our bodies heal themselves - really heal instead of just covering up the annoying symptoms. I have always been drawn to nature and plants and since having a baby I have spent a lot of time learning about healing naturally.
Photo of Rosemary Gladsar
 from www. sagemountain.com