Intolerant to gluten and dairy? No worries! Here are some deliciously moist gluten and dairy free peanut butter and oatmeal cookies.

Gluten and Dairy Free Peanut Butter and Oatmeal Cookies

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. We love a good, homemade cookie in this house and my husband delivered…again. Yes, these gluten and dairy free peanut butter and oatmeal cookies are another one of my husband’s creations. He loves creating great, from-scratch treat for the kids. Of course,they are always …

Water kefir is loaded with vitamins, minerals, beneficial enzymes, and it's a great alternative to soda. Plus, it's super easy to make water kefir. Learn how here.

How to Make Water Kefir

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. Thanks to Cris for sharing her recipe back in 2015 for how to brew water kefir (similar to how I brew my own water kefir). You can read more from Cris on her blog, The Homestead Garden. ~Jess My journey into a #LifeFromScratch has been a …

Perfectly cooked whole chicken in less than 30 minutes (easy and delicious)!- Scratch Mommy

How To Cook A Whole Chicken FAST!

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. One of my intentions for 2016 is to try to really focus on having almost everything that I consume be grown locally. My husband is on board as well (after we drafted up a list of list of a few nonnegotiable items like coffee. …

Easy One Pot Turkey Noodle Soup Recipe (use turkey breasts or leftover Thanksgiving turkey!) - Scratch Mommy

Easy One-Pot Turkey Noodle Soup

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. Cold season, flu season, gross, germy season. Try as we might to avoid catching whatever bug is going around, it’s hard to escape the fall and winter without something getting us feeling down. For me it’s eternally laryngitis, an issue that I’ve battled with …

So, you just bought a pasture raised turkey but you're not sure how to cook it. No worries, here's how to cook a pasture raised turkey so it tastes good!

How to Cook a Pasture Raised Turkey

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. Thanksgiving is all about family, gratitude, traditions and, of course, a big bird. There are  lot of ways to cook that bird; be it roasting, smoking, frying, grilling, stuffed with duck, done like beer can chicken and many more. (I mean… have you seen …

Nourishing Smoothie Add-In Ideas!

Nourishing Smoothie Add-Ins

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. This Machine Changed My Life My husband recently surprised with with a beautiful red Vitamix Creations GC. It was love at first sight (…for both my hubby & the Vitamix). 😉 I use my new machine at least once a day, sometimes 2-3 times. This …

Enter to win sample packs of 100% organically grown, NON GMO spirulina algae tablets from ENERGYbits on Scratch Mommy!

Giveaway – ENERGYbits Sample Packs!

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. I can’t believe we’re already 5 days in to our re-birth celebrations! The craziness is starting to slow down and we’re working through all the kinks to get it running extra smooth. I hope you’ve enjoyed meeting our talented team of contributors so far, as …

Giveaway – 2 Sample Packs of Grass-fed Bone Broth from Bare Bones

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. Holy cow! What a celebration for the re-birth of Scratch Mommy, right? I know we said we were going to host 7 days of giveaways, but we were having so much fun that we decided to tack on one more giveaway! Just in case …

Support your kidneys - Learn how AND get a fantabulous dandelion smoothie recipe!

Five Tips For Kidney Health (& A Tasty Dandelion Smoothie Recipe)!

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. When my son was in the NICU, just a mere 24 hours after he was born, I heard the doctors tell me he had “acute hydronephrosis and kidney failure.” I had no idea what hydronephrosis meant, but I could assume kidney failure was tragic. …

Perfect Steak – From The Skillet, To The Oven, To Your Belly!

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. So, I wanted steak tonight. Specifically, I wanted steak on the grill tonight. Easy enough since we have a grill on our back deck and currently have a freezer FULL of meat. The reason for that is when I recently went to our local …