Quick and easy Instant Pot Vegetable Broth. Use your scraps and create this broth from start to finish in less than 30 minutes! Scratch Mommy

Instant Pot Vegetable Broth

Well folks, it’s fall and if you’re not talking about pumpkin spice everything, then you must be suffering from the first round of bugs making their way around this time of year. September in my area is when kids go back to school. It is perfectly planned to fall at the same time as the chill hits the air…and the boogers …

Beautiful dried herbs...an easy way to preserve your herbs for use when you have no fresh herbs. Come learn our tips for preserving herbs on Scratch Mommy!

How to Store Herbs for Potency and Longevity

Herbs are some of the easiest things to preserve. Seriously! Listen…if you want to get the most flavor out of your herbs, both from your garden OR if you bought them, there are a few simple steps you need to follow for maximum potency and longevity. Follow the tips below and always have well-preserved, fresh herbs on hand when you are working …

Beautiful, easy, probiotic rich fermented pickles!- Scratch Mommy

Easy Fermented Pickles

So, what’s the Big Deal with Fermentation? I’m sure at this point in your life you’ve heard of fermentation, like these easy fermented pickles. It’s all the rage in the “health” food world *real* food world. The funny thing is, fermentation has been around (literally!) for centuries. In fact, if you eat sauerkraut, drink wine, or enjoy yogurt—you already know …

Soothing catnip herbal tea (with 3 beautiful herbs for a tasty calming tea)- Scratch Mommy

Calming Catnip Herbal Tea Recipe

Anxiety is not a pleasant experience. It can be chronic, or seem to come from nowhere, but either way, those who have it want it gone. Gentle nervines like catnip and chamomile are great for calming anxiety and getting your mind and body back to normal. Anxiety is frequently caused by a hormone imbalance in the body, so the first …

QUICK Fire Cider Recipe - An easy to create drink that'll fix up many ailments!- Scratch Mommy

QUICK Fire Cider Recipe

I first experienced the famed Fire Cider recipe drink when visiting family in California two years ago. My allergies flared and I was miserable. Not to mention I had post-nasal drip. On vacation. In sunny Southern California. Not fun. I was so miserable that I was willing to try anything to make it go away. So when my husband’s Aunt mentioned her …

Fruit Facial (DIY Juicer Face Mask + Tasty Juice Recipe) | Scratch Mommy

Fruit Facial (Detoxing, Age Defying, Blemish Busting Face Mask + Juice Recipe)

Grab your juicer to create a delicious juice recipe…AND THEN use the pulp to create a lovely fruit facial face mask recipe (a detoxing, age defying, and blemish busing face mask that you are going to LOVE)! Healthy skin truly starts from the inside, since we really are what we eat. Your skin regenerates itself about every 27 days and it relies on the food …