Corn Tamale Pie

This is one of my favorite recipes- my kids love it, I love it, and it’s super easy!  You can do all kinds of variations with it as well. Ingredients: 3/4 cup cornmeal 3/4 cup milk 2 eggs, beaten 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp sugar 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 cup oil 1 can chopped green […]

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Ginger Cucumber Salad

2 large cucumbers, peeled and sliced thin 1/2 small red onion, sliced very thin 1/3 cup seasoned rice wine vinegar 1/3 cup packed brown sugar 1/3 cup apple juice 1 Tablespoon fresh grated ginger   Mix the vinegar, sugar, apple juice and ginger in a bowl. Add the cucumbers and red onion, mix well. Place […]

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Equine Prenatal Herbal Blend

Raspberry Leaf (Rubus ssp) – Raspberry leaf has been used during pregnancy for centuries and is known as one of nature’s strongest allies to nourish and strengthen the muscles of the pelvic region, and especially of the uterus.  It’s high in Vitamins C, E, A, and B, and is rich in minerals like calcium, iron, […]

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Blue’s Breeding Blog #2

Blue had her “checkup” today.  The vet needs to check to make sure that she is healthy and that she has no infection or problem with her uterus.  What I learned :  horses are big inside!  The vet had to reach all the way into poor Blue (who was gently sedated for this intrusive procedure). […]

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Blue’s Breeding Blog #1

After lots and lots of contemplation, we’ve decided to breed our beautiful Paint mare, Blue.  This blog will chronicle the journey. The decision to breed did not come easy.  Ask any one what they think, and you’ll get a different opinion every time, often with a great deal of passionate conviction.  People have strong thoughts […]

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Natural Hoof Oil

3 cups Olive Oil 1/4 cup rosemary 1/4 cup rosehips 1/4 cup nettles 1/4 cup calendula 1/4 cup comfrey 1/4 cup bladderack 1/4 cup coconut oil 1/4 cup lanolin (optional) 1 Tablespoon Tea Tree Oil 1 Tablespoon Lavender Oil 1 Tablespoon Vitamin E Oil * In a double boiler, heat the olive oil and dried […]

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5 Great Herbs for Horses

by Sara Stewart Martinelli I know a lot of people, (and I must admit, I do it too!) who spend a lot of money on supplements for their horses. There are supplements for digestion, joint health, hormonal balance, and just about any other health issue you can think of. But why do modern, domestic horses […]

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Pumpkin Chicken Treats

I saw this recipe on one of my favorite web blogs, Fresh Eggs Daily.  I modified it a little bit and thought I’d add a few more herbs into to it give it that special herbal ‘boost’.  It was easy to make and the girls seem to love it! 3 cups whole wheat flour 1 […]

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Natural Dishwashing Cubes

1 cup borax 1 cup washing soda 1/3 cup Epsom salt Lemon Juice Mix all powders together in a large stainless steel bowl In a smaller bowl, take one cup of the blended powders and add 4 Tablespoons of the lemon juice. When you add the lemon juice, the mixture will foam when it hits […]

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