According to The Counter, the USDA has announced some proposed changes to the organic laws which will have an effect on on the $55 billion dollar organic industry. The new rules include surprise inspections, traceability and updated labeling requirements to include non-retail packaging. This announcement comes after last year’s organic fraud case which involved $142...
Author: homesteady (Home Steady)
Thai Curry Chicken Satay
Thai food is delicious, healthy and not hard to make at home. Let's get a little outside of our comfort zone and try some amazing Thai recipes!
News: Roundup Maker to Pay $10 Billion to Settle Cancer Suits
It was quietly announced last week that consumers had a big win against corporate chemical company, Bayer, manufacturer of RoundUp glyphosate herbicide. The New York Times reports that the settlement comes in response to the threat of tens of thousands of claims against Bayer for failure to properly disclose the toxic nature of their product on the label.
News: Coronavirus Pandemic Inspires Home Gardening
It is always good to look for the positive in every situation. One of the really great things about America’s “Time Out” is that people are able to finally pull their heads out of their crazy busy lives, take a breath and look around. There is nothing quite like a little perspective and some time...
A Quick Overview of Grain-Free and Gluten-Free Flours
New to Gluten-free or Grain-free living? Here is an overview of alternative flours and how to use them
Potluck and Dinner Theme Ideas
Meals with friends and family are priceless memories in the making. It does not matter what you cook, but making it feel special always makes it memorable. Try sprinkling some fun into your routine and making dinner an event instead of just a meal! I have had the very good fortune to be a part...
The Perfect Grain-Free Chocolate Chip Cookie
Delicious cookies can still be yours! Behold the recipe for what I deem the PERFECT Chocolate Chip cookie. What makes this recipe special? Years of tweaking has gone into this formula. I have made this with all sorts of flours, all sorts of sweeteners, but the real magic happened one day as serendipity. I was...
Grain-Free Almond Flour Crackers
These crackers use an incredibly simply dough recipe that requires no baking skill. The base dough for this recipe is a standard recipe and can be adapted to any flavor that you choose, just substitute the herbs and seasoning. I have made these an uncountable number of times and have decided that the dill recipe below is my personal favorite.
Grain-Free Maple Cookies
This is my favorite cookie recipe adapted to Grain-free baking. It reminds me of a super moist sugar cookie with a mild hint of maple, which is the perfect accent. I really can’t express enough how great these are! A few notes about the recipe. I have a wheat version of this recipe here from...
Review – Non-Toxic Cosmetics – 100% Pure Brand Fruit Pigment Cosmetics
There is a wealth of information about what NOT to include in your life. There are countless articles on which ingredients are bad, which chemicals to avoid, what foods not to eat. Great, that is a good start, but begs the question..."What do I use instead?" Here is an offer in answer this question about natural cosmetics.