5 Ways to Preserve Your Herbs (including easy pesto recipe)

5 Ways to Preserve Your Herbs (plus easy pesto recipe) | Fall is just about here and many of us are busy preserving the summer harvest. While you are freezing, canning, and dehydrating fruits and veggies, don’t forget to preserve your herbs, too! Both medicinal and culinary herbs can be preserved in a variety of ways for use throughout the year. Here are 5 ways to preserve and store your herb harvest. | GNOWFGLINS.com

Fall is just about here and many of us are busy preserving the summer harvest. While you are freezing, canning, and dehydrating fruits and veggies, don’t forget to preserve your herbs, too! Both medicinal and culinary herbs can be preserved in a variety of ways for use throughout the year. Here are 5 ways to preserve and store your herb harvest. [by Andrea Sabean]

Frozen Mocha Chicoccino

Frozen Mocha Chicoccino | Made with a brew of roasted chicory root, ice, raw milk or your favorite dairy substitute, roasted cacao powder, and a bit of rapadura sugar, then topped with a spoonful of whipped cream and some cacao nibs, this cold drink makes a great summer afternoon treat! | GNOWFGLINS.com

Made with a brew of roasted chicory root, ice, raw milk or your favorite dairy substitute, roasted cacao powder, and a bit of rapadura sugar, then topped with a spoonful of whipped cream and some cacao nibs, this cold drink makes a great summer afternoon treat! [by Lindsey Proctor]

Start your day with this!

Start your day with this! | The best thing you can do for yourself each day is so simple, but it's often overlooked. I know this because I myself -- a person who cares a great deal about healthy living -- have neglected it for years. What is it? Drink enough water. But even more than that... | GNOWFGLINS.com

The best thing you can do for yourself each day is so simple, but it’s often overlooked. I know this because I myself — a person who cares a great deal about healthy living — have neglected it for years. What is it? Drink enough water. But even more than that… [by Wardee Harmon]

Local Food 101: Sheep and Goats

Local Food 101: Sheep and Goats | How can you know if a particular food source is a wise and healthy choice? You start by talking to the farmer who produces it, asking questions that pertain to the type of food you're buying. In this post, we'll discuss sheep and goats, including processing options and how to find good recipes. Use these questions when approaching your local farmer or source. | GNOWFGLINS.com

How can you know if a particular food source is a wise and healthy choice? You start by talking to the farmer who produces it, asking questions that pertain to the type of food you’re buying. In this post, we’ll discuss sheep and goats, including processing options and how to find good recipes. Use these questions when approaching your local farmer or source. [by Jenny Cutler]

Classic Cherry Clafoutis

Classic Cherry Clafoutis | Cherry season is nearly over, but until the last fruit drops from the tree, I will be reveling in the summer sweetness only cherries can offer. I'm a sucker for creamy, silky-smooth custards in all their glorious forms and cherries are a perfect vehicle for the classic French flan that is a sultry ménage à trios of pancake, custard, and cake -- the clafouti. | GNOWFGLINS.com

Cherry season is nearly over, but until the last fruit drops from the tree, I will be reveling in the summer sweetness only cherries can offer. I’m a sucker for creamy, silky-smooth custards in all their glorious forms and cherries are a perfect vehicle for the classic French flan that is a sultry ménage à trios of pancake, custard, and cake — the clafouti. [by Kresha Faber]

Is Your Hot Dog Toxic or Nutritious?

Is Your Hot Dog Toxic or Nutritious? | Does hot dog = junk food in your mind? A hot dog can definitely be one of the more horrible junk food meals you feed your family, but there are actually many ways to turn a toxic hot dog into a nutritious meal. Don't "give in" to eating a hot dog at the family bonfire -- just take some extra steps to ensure you're eating the right ingredients, not the toxic ones! | GNOWFGLINS.com

Does hot dog = junk food in your mind? A hot dog can definitely be one of the more horrible junk food meals you feed your family, but there are actually many ways to turn a toxic hot dog into a nutritious meal. Don’t “give in” to eating a hot dog at the family bonfire — just take some extra steps to ensure you’re eating the right ingredients, not the toxic ones! [By Roz Mignogna]

KYF #082: 7 Keys to Abundant Life, Bible-Inspired

7 Keys to Abundant Life, Bible-Inspired | Chiropractor and homesteader Dr. Eric Z shares the 7 key areas to an abundant life (based on Biblical principles) and we talk about the urban homesteading legacy he and his family are passing on to their children, local community, and even online through a weekly video series. You will love every minute! Plus... the tip of the week! | KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/82

Chiropractor and homesteader Dr. Eric Z shares the 7 key areas to an abundant life (based on Biblical principles) and we talk about the urban homesteading legacy he and his family are passing on to their children, local community, and even online through a weekly video series. You will love every minute! Plus… the tip of the week! [by Wardee Harmon]