Reading labels is daunting, but necessary when inspecting a product before you ingest it. A great rule to stick to, is if you can't pronounce it, don't eat it. Especially when ingredient statements seem to be longer than the dictionary. One ingredient that shows up on a lot of ingredient decks is cochineal. What is … Continue reading What is Cochineal?
Ever wonder how to use an Excalibur dehydrator to make raw food? Sometimes it can be confusing - how DO you use a dehydrator? We found a video that does just that. Here's a video on how to make dehydrated strawberries. Such a lovely idea for when winter is in full effect and you have … Continue reading Excalibur Dehydrators & Strawberries
Dog meat, pig meat, cow meat, what is the difference? Recently, the Globe and Mail wrote an article about how dog meat really shouldn't make a difference. The CBB reported that dog meat is legal in Canada if properly inspected. Incredible. Not often do people really bring the connection between a domesticated animal and live … Continue reading Dog Meat: Would you eat it?
As winter approaches, it's best to go over your house to make sure you're conserving heat and saving your money. Here are a few simple tips to do both! 1. Avoid applying rock salt or calcium chloride to your roof to melt ice and snow. Use of either can damage shingles, and possibly void … Continue reading Tip to Winterize Your Home