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Home Brewed Kombucha Tea

Home Brewed Kombucha Tea

So I am finishing up my first batch of Kombucha Tea. If you don’t know, Kombucha Tea is a fermented sweet black tea, green or white tea. It uses a special yeast bacteria culture called a Scooby to aid the fermentation process. The scoby actually looks like a mushroom but it turns the tea into … Continue reading

Making Homemade Yogurt SUCCESS!

Making Homemade Yogurt SUCCESS!

Not so long ago I decided I would try to make my baby some homemade yogurt using expressed breast-milk. As you can guess from the title of this post, my first attempt failed miserably. Read my other post for all the fun details. I decided to try it again but using regular mild and a … Continue reading

How to make homemade yogurt FAIL

How to make homemade yogurt FAIL

I amĀ  a big proponent of whole living and using organic and fresh ingredients. I am also a little cheap so if something can be made at home for a better price and not much hassle I will try it. Recently, I have been doing a lot of reading on how to make homemade Greek … Continue reading

Difference between BMI and BMR?

Difference between BMI and BMR?

Body Mass Index or BMI is a height to weight calculation used to determine a person’s body fat. This is a less costly alternative to other expensive water based scales or DEXA x-rays. While this is not a direct measure of body fat this is a very good indicator for the average person but are … Continue reading