The Urban Homestead’s Souper Soups | Coconut Thai Soup

I’ve become quite the soup lover this past winter and every Sunday is my day to experiment with various creations. I usually have a variety of fresh organic vegetables from my weekly food order from My Farmers’ Market and I use whatever I have as my inspiration. So far, the most delicious one is the Coconut Thai […]


2015 Goals …. And Beyond

I’m not one to create a list of New Year’s Resolutions, as many do. Rather I tend to create *goals* that are attainable and don’t have a defined time frame that they need to be accomplished within. For me, this reduces the feeling of ‘failure’ that may come if I set out resolutions with a […]


Quick fermented veggies (part 2)

In my previous blog, my goal was to whet your appetite and curiosity about the simplicity of making fermented vegetables (a millennium old tradition from all corners of the globe) with minimal time and cost investment. As part of my weekly routine I ferment all sorts of goodies from teas (kombucha), salsa, sauerkraut, dairy kefir, juice […]


Quick fermented veggies

Being a busy mom with a hectic life, people have asked how I find time to make traditionally-prepared food in my home. There are many foods I make, but the one that’s a constant is fermented vegetables. The other day, I made 2 jars in under 5 minutes. Here’s how I did it: I took […]


Simple Tips To Start Your Own Urban Homestead

The Urban Homestead is a part of the growing movement of city-folk across North America who are seeking to reconnect with the land, live simply, and eat locally – right where they already live. “Urban homesteading is all about re-learning basic skills that most of us have exchanged for ‘convenience,’ and feeling more connected to […]

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