Ancient grains were grown by our ancestors. They are heirloom varieties, grown without lab modification, chemical fertilizers, or pesticides. They were more healthful and nutritious than most grains found in stores today.
At first I was intimidated to make fermented vegetables, but I soon discovered that fermenting any vegetable is just as simple and fun as making sauerkraut.
Here’s a healthy snack idea, homemade gummy bears! They’re delicious, easy to make, and unlike nasty commercial bears, contain only healthy ingredients.
I’ve been making hamburger buns for years but, recently I created a hamburger bun recipe using sourdough that makes normal hamburger buns hard to go back to!
I love a good burger, but not everyone eats meat. And a lot of vegetarian or vegan burgers lack flavor. This veggie burger recipe will knock your socks off!
Summer, to me, means grilling and hanging with friends. And this is the best deviled egg recipe ever! It goes great with brats from the grill and a cold glass of ice tea!
Today I’ll share my grandmother’s delicious homemade pasta recipe, along with options for making the recipe gluten-free and/or vegan and vegetarian friendly.
Learn to pickle cucumbers the simple way so you can make the best dill refrigerator pickles you’ve ever had. I promise they’ll be a big hit with everyone. You’ll use up your garden bounty and you won’t have to spend all day in the kitchen!
Homemade baked beans are a must! And once you make this baked beans recipe, you’ll never go back to the overly sweet and metallic tasting beans from a can.
I’ve tasted some different wines over the years, but one of the best and most unique wines I have ever tasted is this simple dandelion wine recipe. Enjoy!
Homemade pectin is very easy to make. And with jam season right around the corner, it’s time to get the recipes out! Also included is a simple and delicious Strawberry Jam Recipe.
Today we’ll discover vegetative propagation (plant cuttings) that allow us to produce more plants from existing plants, rather than having to buy more plants from the garden center.
Growing fennel is easy! Whether you’re growing it for bulb, leaf, or both, it can be direct seeded into your garden after your last frost. You can even grow it in a pot if you are short on space.
Learn how to roast garlic, what roasted garlic tastes like, and if cooked garlic is as healthy for you as raw garlic. You will be surprised, and you will love this roasted garlic recipe!
Did you know rhubarb was a vegetable? Have you had rhubarb sauce? I love it on ice cream! This sauce can also be made into a jam, no pectin needed, because rhubarb contains pectin!
Grow edible flowers to give your garden beauty, with usefulness. Flowers are pretty, but many are also edible. Use this list to supplement your garden with beautiful, edible, flowers!
Sometimes when I have a few extra dollars, I’ll treat myself and go out to eat. I love Italian food, and the olive oil bread dip is my favorite. It’s also really easy to make!
I put together this list of gardening techniques to help new gardeners here at DIY Natural navigate through all the different approaches to growing gardens.