Fermented Drinks

Roberts RanchFood Preservation, Healthy Lifestyles, Life On The Farm

Kefir Drink

Most of these recipes come from either Sally Fallon and her book Nourishing Traditions or from Sandor Katz and his book The Art of Fermentation.   To begin with, you need a set of tools for proper fermentation. Invest in some air lock lids or create some yourself. Mason jars will do for most fermentation processes. I bought my airlocks from a brewery, then drilled a hole in the top of some canning jar lids. I also drilled a hole in the top of a 5 gallon bucket. I bought some washers that would fit the hole then pushed the air … Read More

All About Apples

Michelle RobertsFood Preservation


“An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” And that is no kidding! Some of the benefits of eating apples include: whiter, healthier teeth, helps protect against and fight Alzheimers, protects against Parkinson’s, Curbs Cancers, decreases risks of diabetes, reduces cholesterol, reduces gallstones, supports a healthy heart, and more! Apples should be on the list of foods to eat and foods to preserve.

Top Five Reasons for Storing, Sprouting, and Eating Seeds

Roberts RanchFood Preservation, Healthy Lifestyles, Self Reliant Living


[dropcapMedium]1[/dropcapMedium] Sprouted seeds pound for pound are more nutritious than anything else you can buy.  Did you know that a sprouted seed increases as much as 600% in its nutritive value? They also contain ALL known vitamins and nutrients. By eating them in correct combinations they provide you with complete proteins. Who needs vitamin supplements when you can get all you need in the way of vitamins, minerals, nutrients, antioxidants, immunomodulators, and more! Why spend money on supplements that don’t metabolize when you could have all the nutrition you need with sprouts.   [dropcapMedium]2[/dropcapMedium] In the earliest know studies of the 1930’s, … Read More