Making GRIT Soap – Not Your Average Suds

Did some “alpha” testing on some GRIT liquid soap. I went to the local apothecary (The Herb Room) and loaded up on some herbs and seeds and went to town on creating the perfect natural liquid soap. Ingredients used: Pinehead Gunpowder Chicory Roasted Root Ground Ginger Ground Cinnamon Elderberry Seeds Peppermint Spearmint Poppy Seeds Chia… Continue Reading

Community Kimchi Making – Taste of the Motherland

Freddie, my fiance, volunteered us to help out his parent’s church in making kimchi. It was AWESOME. In case you don’t know what kimchi is: (Taken from Wikipedia) Kimchi (Korean: 김치 Korean pronunciation: [kimtɕʰi]; Englishpronunciation:/ˈkɪmtʃi/), also spelled kimchee or gimchi, is a traditional fermentedKoreanside dish made of vegetables with a variety of seasonings. It is often described as “spicy” or “sour”.  In traditional preparation Kimchi was… Continue Reading

Food Therapy – Whole Food Juicing

Whole food juicing… why? Because it’s cheaper than therapy. Something about just going through your fridge and blending your favorite fruits and veggie to drink your problems away. I always feel refreshed and vibrant. Also, I hate wasting food. Which leads me to reason number 1 as to why I won’t buy a juicer. If… Continue Reading