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Artistta

California 55427
I am a wife, mother and artist. I take those three aspects and apply them in what ever way I can to make some great meals in my kitchen.
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Homesteading: Another Reason Why We Have Chosen to Move to a Home with Land, it's about saving... by Artistta Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Earlier this week I made my way to the co-op where I purchase the majority of my food during the winter months. I hadn't been there in a while, trying my best to make the ... Read on »
The beginning: Why we have chosen to move to a home with land - Part 1 by Artistta Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Since moving to a home where we have land, one of my goals has been to provide our family with all of our food right here at home. Why? I think first and foremost, my des ... Read on »
Check out the books we are currently reading to help us prepare for the spring growing season! by Artistta Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It's January. Thank heavens! I have been waiting for this blessed month since last spring. As winter has set in with the deep cold and snow and the holidays have passed, ... Read on »
Book Review: The Complete Idiot's Guide to Fermenting Foods by Wardeh Harmon by Artistta Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking If there is one food subject that really fascinates me, it's fermentation. I have been delving into fermenting different foods for several years now, but certainly have a ... Read on »
Fresh Eggnog, very easy and oh so good by Artistta Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking As we sat down for Advent, the snow was falling peacefully outside. We warmed ourselves by the fire and the kids gleefully sipped on small wine glasses f ... Read on »
A Simple Way to Make Apple Cider Vinegar by Artistta Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I am always looking for ways to cut our spending with food without giving up the whole, real, organic food that I find to be extremely important for maintaining healthy ... Read on »
It's time to start blogging again! What we've been up to... by Artistta Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It's been weeks and weeks and more weeks and I haven't gotten a post up. Life has been going at full speed for so long now that I think we've begun to forget what it lo ... Read on »
The amazing experience of the birth of our little girl Amayah by Artistta Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Much has happened or at least many things have kept us busy since I had my last opportunity to write a post. As usual I have so many things I'd like to share and so litt ... Read on »
What I've been up to: unpacking, preparing for baby #3 & homebirth, gardening and many more projects by Artistta Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking The blog has been quiet lately. I'd love to say that will change, but I'm one busy momma at the moment and living life versus writing about it is taking far higher pr ... Read on »
Gardening and Chickens, starting a new adventure by Artistta Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It's been a long day of packing and baking a cute, little birthday cake for my soon to be two year old. My back has let me know that it's best to be done with the standing ... Read on »
Walking With the Lord: Honoring the Sabbath by Artistta Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Sunday is my favorite day of the week, even with the stresses that seem to come with it. Trying to get kids up and out of the house and to church on time always is a bit o ... Read on »
Coconut flour yellow cake - great for birthday cakes! Gluten and grain free. by Artistta Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My husband's birthday was several weeks ago and one dessert item he's had a hankering for is good old fashion yellow birthday cake. The only problem is our son can't have ... Read on »
I'm now offering Norwex Products. If you are looking for a way to clean your home without... by Artistta Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking   Last week I decided to take a new step and become a Norwex sales consultant. Why? Well, like many woman who are at home, I have been looking for ways to help earn ... Read on »
A Look at Home Births by Artistta Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Giving birth at home is once again gaining in popularity. Until the first part of the 20th century this is how women brought their newborns into the world, but as hospital ... Read on »
Risotto with White Fish and Orange, a family favorite meal by Artistta Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I am over at Keeper of the Home today with one of my families favorite meals. It's a great way to use homemade fish stock which is filled with excellent nutrients for the ... Read on »
Garam Masala - an Indian spice mix that's great on a variety of food, especially when you are in... by Artistta Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I'm in this limbo place between being tired, but not wanting to go to bed nor feeling like reading at the moment. So, I decided to peruse drafts of posts that I have meant ... Read on »
Walking With the Lord: Christians aren't so perfect by Artistta Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Several weeks ago this topic came up at our church and I have to say that it's a point that I have found that I must remind myself of from time to time. Why? Well, first I ... Read on »
Part 4: A look at how I believe my changing diet with each pregnancy has affected my children and... by Artistta Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Well, I certainly meant for this post to go up a couple of weeks ago. It turns out trying to buy a house, getting ready for a move, taking care of kiddos and everything el ... Read on »
Watch the documentary FRESH for free this week! by Artistta Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My husband and I just finished watching FRESH and we both thought it was great. Makes me almost want to go and buy land to start my own farm for raising cattle and ... Read on »
Part 3: A look at how I believe my changing diet with each pregnancy has affected my children and... by Artistta Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This is the third post in this series. You can also read about my first pregnancy , which ended with a miscarriage early on and my second pregnancy , which gave me a wond ... Read on »