How to Dehydrate Watermelon

in the kitchen Aug 01, 2019

Summer is wrapping up here at the homestead and we’re starting to see the “Back to School” items in the stores.  Summer flavors of fresh fruits like watermelon can be preserved to enjoy throughout the coming school year as...

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Pickled Watermelon Rinds

Watermelon is a summer favorite here on the homestead.  Such sweet and delicious goodness, and so refreshing on those hot, summer days.  Watermelon is one of those fruits (like so many) that tastes significantly different when fresh...

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What We Feed Our Goats

goats on the homestead Feb 27, 2019

Once you make the decision to welcome an animal to your homestead, you take on the responsibility for the health and well-being of that animal.  When it comes to care, there are three schools of thought;  one: you can go with the...

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Spring Garden Planting Guide

in the garden Feb 27, 2019

Gardening is such a fun and rewarding hobby, one that is so very healthy both physically and mentally…plus offers healthy, delicious fruits, vegetables, herbs, and other goodies.  If you’re new to gardening, the process can seem...

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Best Goat Herbal Supplements We’ve Found

goats on the homestead Feb 25, 2019

When it comes to goats, supplementation just ends up being a part of the equation so we’d like to share our favorite natural goat herbal supplement.

Goats are, in their natural habitat, foragers and will graze on a wide variety of grasses,...

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Eating Healthy on a Budget

A common misconception I hear is that eating healthy is expensive.  Too often, I’m told that eating healthy just isn’t in the budget, and therefore just isn’t an option despite said person’s complaints about various...

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Herb Spotlight: Stinging Nettle

herbs on the homestead Feb 14, 2019

I’ve always been a bit fascinated with herbs and their amazing benefits, both in adding flavor to culinary recipes and in their medicinal qualities.  For years, however, I didn’t do much with herbs since I allowed myself to...

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Nourishing Broths

Remember the old saying, “Have some chicken soup, and call me in the morning…” when you were sick?  Chicken soup isn’t just good for the soul, and there’s a good reason doctors (and grandmothers) would prescribe...

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White Bean Chicken Chili

recipes Jan 21, 2019

I’m always on the lookout for fast, easy, economical, and delicious healthy recipes.  My friend Bobi shared this White Bean Chicken Chili recipe with me and it is so very good, made from staple ingredients, and takes less than 10...

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Homemade Groceries: Make Your Own Chili Seasoning

in the kitchen recipes Dec 12, 2018

Here at Healthy Homestead Living, we love chili.  It falls into that category of comfort food and there’s nothing better at the end of a long day than to sit down to dinner with a steaming bowl of delicious chili goodness.  True...

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