Herbal Dry Shampoo

Herbal Dry Shampoo

“Lather, rinse, repeat.” Really? Over-washing can damage hair and imbalance oil production of the scalp leading to greasy hair and dandruff. Dry shampoo to the rescue! This recipe a go-to if you’re trying to extend the number of days between washing or whenever your hair needs a refresher. 

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Healing Sage Spray

Healing Sage Spray

This fantastic skin spray is incredible for healing skin rashes, eczema, dandruff and acne. It relieves itch, reduces inflammation and soothes skin. Made with sage and witch hazel, two skin superstars that are astringent, antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory. In fact, both of these incredible herbs have been found to be as effective as steroid creams!

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Deodorant Spray for Sensitive Skin

Deodorant Spray for Sensitive Skin

If you or someone you know has had the experience of getting little red bumps and irritated skin from a natural deodorant, it's likely that baking soda is the culprit. If baking soda is not for your pits, try this sensitive skin deodorant spray that's baking soda free!

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DIY Laundry Soap

DIY Laundry Soap

Making your own laundry detergent is simple, cost-effective and requires only 2 ingredients! Which is good news because out of the 821 laundry detergents tested by the EWG (Environmental Working Group), 721 of them had a failing grade. This detergent recipe quickly became one of our favourites and I've also shared a few tips for removing tougher stains. 
 

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Sandor Katz and Superfood Kimchi Recipes

Sandor Katz and Superfood Kimchi Recipes

Today I wanted to share Sandor Katz's perspective on fermentation as a tool for social change and in the hopes of inspiring more of it, share 3 recipes for Superfood Kimchis I created for Clean Eating magazine. There's a gorgeous Superfruit Kimchi, a really tasty Thai flavoured Asparagus Kimchi and Kimchi Root Sticks in a miso-garlic-orange paste. 

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Preserving the Harvest - Dehydration

Preserving the Harvest - Dehydration

Dehydrating foods and herbs is a simple way to preserve the harvest that retains most of the nutrients. Move over fruit leather and jerky, there's so much more that you can dry! I regularly dry herbs for teas and infusing into oils for skincare. I forage most of my own herbs for teas and tinctures. I dehydrate ferments to turn into spice blends and make super-light camping snacks and meals. Here's some tips for where to begin if you're new to drying, what to consider for equipment and an easy recipe for Apple Chips to get you started!

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DIY Bug Spray

DIY Bug Spray

Are you bug candy? I sure am! Bugs love me but I don't love them, so I've created a DIY Bugspray recipe that uses 2 superstar ingredients to repel the biters for your next outdoor adventure! 

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