Category: Recipes

Children’s Allergy Defense Syrup

Childhood should be fun but hay fever takes all the energy out of kids. This syrup was designed with children 2 years and older to take as a daily immune booster for allergy season. It has done well with children with mold and animal allergies too. The naturally sweet taste translates into an easy to administer dose for even finicky kids. Just a spoonful with meals and before nightly tooth brushing is all that is needed

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Apple Pie Recipe

Simple to make, delightful to eat; this apple pie is a winner all-around. Use Aunt Patty’s Easy Pie Crust recipe for a perfect combination. Any leftovers I manage to save are my breakfast the next day.

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Blueberry Granola Recipe

My friend Barbara inspired me to devise this granola recipe after sampling her delicious batch right out of the oven. Both of us enjoy playing around with granola ingredients for different flavors. This recipe was my first big success. It is a perfect match with yogurt as a breakfast treat, but I often eat it straight out of the jar as a snack.

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Recycled Soap Ball Recipe

Soap Balls are easy to make from either leftover soap bits or those undersized soaps distributed in hotels or in gift baskets. I like a soap that fits comfortably in my palm and won’t slip down the drain. The addition of the essential oil is not only for the lovely scent but to kill any bacteria that may be hiding in reused soaps. I recommend using one of the following antibacterial essential oils:

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Gamera’s Flea Bane Oil Recipe

We all love our animals but unfortunately, so do fleas. Gamera, one of my four cats, is particularly sensitive to flea bites. Although he is an inside cat, this year the fleas found him. After several failed attempts with commercial products, this recipe along with our family’s diligence helped him get rid of the nasty bloodsuckers. I put one drop on the back of his neck every week

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Green Tomato Salsa Recipe

Autumn comes to the garden faster than than my poor tomato plants can tolerate. This recipe was the result of frustrated attempts to make a spicy dip with my neglected tomatoes that would never enjoy the blush of ripeness. The cherry or pear tomatoes add a sweet flavor that balances the spark of the pepper and onion.

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Organic Baby Powder Recipe

Baby powder is wonderful for preventing diaper rash. Most commercial baby powders contain talc, which is not good for the environment or the baby. This simple recipe provides softly scented medicine for diaper rash and offers an earth-friendly option for conscientious parents.

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Antibacterial Soap Recipe

This recipe is designed to deliver antibacterial properties that prevent bacterial infections while not harming the helpful, natural bacteria our skin needs to survive. The trouble with so many commercial antibacterial cleansing products on the market is they kill both harmful and friendly bacteria, which creates imbalance in the body and weakens the immune system. The essential oils in this formula promote health and balance while protecting against the kinds of bacteria that cause infections.

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