How to Use Lambsquarter From Root to Seed

Wild Edibles Maintain a state of optimal health with minimal cost and effort by harvesting edible weeds, such as lambsquarter, for food, medicine, and self-care. By Katrina Blair December 2014 The roots, greens, and seeds of the lambsquarter plant are all edible and extremely nutritious. These ingredients can be used in a variety of wild […] Read more »

16-100 Uses For Dandelions

There’s a lot more then 16 uses when you include info from more then one site. 16 Ways to Eat Dandelions Dandelion Roots: 1. Dandelion Root Coffee– I’m dying to try this! Although I will admit, my hubby is a bit skeptical. 2. How to Cook Fresh Dandelion Roots– Cook ‘em up and eat ‘em like carrots. […] Read more »

Common Utah Weeds

Utah State University Extention has a great resource to help you identify some of those weeds in your garden and also gives you information on there medicinal value if they have any. This first one is just the first of many. Redroot pigweed Amaranthus retroflexus L. Amaranthaceae (Pigweed family) Location: gardens, waterways, roadsides, waste areas, […] Read more »

Puncture Vine Has a Positive Use

I think most of my neighbours have this on there property, so there is definitely no shortage of Puncture weed as I call it, rather wanted or not. So to find a positive use for it was kind of unexpected. Even that garden enemy morning glory has some use, go figure. Goathead gold mine: Noxious […] Read more »

Purslane! 11 Uses for the Edible Weed

Great information on a very common plant in your yard. Often weeded from gardens, purslane is an edible groundcover that is full of omega-3s and magnesium. Try purslane for six medicinal uses or you can try the underrated superfood in any of these five purslane recipes. What is Purslane? Purslane is a thick-stemmed succulent groundcover […] Read more »

Weeds That You Can Eat

If you live out in the country I would bet that you can find all 5 of these on your property plus another one that I added to make 6 weeds that you can eat. There’s a lot more but these are a good start. But let’s be clear unless you are absolutely positive about […] Read more »

10 Reasons to Add Plantain to Your preparedness Plan

Perhaps an 11th reason for using Plantain is that its easy to find and get so there’s no excuses.   By Todd Walker No matter how domesticated we’ve become, at our genetic core, our hunter-gather within longs to be unleashed. In our quest to express our primal genes, we encounter Nature’s revenge from stings, bites, cuts and injury. […] Read more »

Virus Hitting Midwest, Mullein might help

Virus Hitting Midwest Could Be ‘Tip Of Iceberg,’ CDC Official Says (CNN) A respiratory virus is sending hundreds of children to hospitals throughout the Midwest and beyond, health officials say.The unusually high number of hospitalizations reported could be “just the tip of the iceberg in terms of severe cases,” said Mark Pallansch, a virologist and […] Read more »

Plantain, One of the Most Useful Plants on the Planet

This Little Weed is one of the Most Useful Medicines on the Planet Another weed I have in my yard, my yard is getting healthier each day. A few years ago all I had was a yard full of weeds, now I have a treasure trove of health benefits. You’ve stepped on it, ignored it, and tried […] Read more »

How to Repair Your Gut After Antibiotics

Some nice information from The Healthy Home Economist  I have been these past few years avoiding Antibiotics all together, when TEOTWAWKI comes eventually your going to have to live without antibiotics for who knows how long, so it would be better to learn how to live without them, and eating right is probably the first step as […] Read more »