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6 Ways to Extend Your Growing Season

6 Ways to Extend Your Growing Season

Keep homegrown vegetables on your table year-around by extending your growing season. Learn 6 techniques to continue production in the garden including succession planting, building a cold frame, installing a greenhouse, starting a fall garden and more. The old has...

Cinnamon Apple Chips

Cinnamon Apple Chips

Bite into a sweet, crispy, slightly crunchy cinnamon apple chip! This wholesome snack is easy to make and created without any sugar or preservatives. In this tutorial, learn how easy it is to make apple chips at home in your oven or dehydrator. A perfect treat for...

Cinnamon Apple Crisp Ice Cream

Cinnamon Apple Crisp Ice Cream

This rich, fruity cinnamon apple crisp ice cream recipe is a perfect fall dessert! Packed full of warm spices, crunchy, crisp granola in every bite and finished off with a swirl of apple butter. It’s all your favorite fall flavors packed into one delicious treat....

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Wholesome Recipes You’ll Love

Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream

Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream

Calling all pumpkin spice lovers! This pumpkin pie ice cream recipe combines your favorites — real cream, pure pumpkin and notes of rich, warm spices like cinnamon and ginger. Serve in a cone or bowl. A Favorite Pumpkin Flavored Food Have you ever heard of a little...

Strawberry Applesauce

Strawberry Applesauce

Made with just 3 simple ingredients, this sugar free strawberry applesauce recipe is a healthy twist on a classic snack.  Applesauce Recipe Without Sugar Warm spice and everything nice. That is what many applesauce recipes are made of. Sprinkle a dash of cinnamon...

Sugarless Apple Pie

Sugarless Apple Pie

Warm, flaky and filled with cinnamon spiced apples, this sugar free homemade apple pie recipe is a perfect treat to serve your family year around. Homemade apple pie is one of those classic, all-American desserts that satisfies you from head to toe. Grab a slice, a...

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Hi, I’m Alisha! Welcome to WholeMade Homestead, an encouraging place where my family and I love to share our favorite homemade recipes, the simple ways we live a slower, more natural lifestyle and our experiences and advice for running a small-scale, self sufficient homestead.

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How to Create a Natural Medicine Cabinet

How to Create a Natural Medicine Cabinet

Learn how to take charge of your health by building a natural medicine cabinet full of herbs to treat a variety of ailments at a moment’s notice.  Sniffle season is upon us. Or at least it is when I am writing this blog post (circa November 2021). With the cold...

How to Roast Sunflower Seeds

How to Roast Sunflower Seeds

Learn how to roast sunflower seeds at home with this step-by-step tutorial — from planting the flower and harvesting the seeds to roasting and storing. Salty, nutty goodness. That’s what packed into one of those tiny sunflower seeds, along with plenty of vitamins and...

Raising Meat Chickens – Our First Experience

Raising Meat Chickens – Our First Experience

When raising your own chickens for meat, there are many factors to consider. Breeds, food, shelter, cleaning and butchering. Learn what we discovered during our first year of raising meat birds. Five years ago, if you had told me we’d be raising our own chickens for...

How to Build a Cold Frame

How to Build a Cold Frame

Learn how to increase your growing season during the spring and winter months with a cold frame. It’s that time of year again. Cooler temperatures are starting to set in. The leaves on the trees are getting ready to change color. And the harvest is just about complete...

Do It Yourself

Comfrey Healing Balm

Comfrey Healing Balm

Calm and comfort irritated skin with this comfrey healing balm. Made with shea butter, soothing oils and a pop of peppermint essential oil, this all-natural herbal balm is fantastic for treating bumps, bruises, chaffing, rashes, burns and so much more. Perfect for...

Sweet Autumn Spice Melt and Pour Soap

Sweet Autumn Spice Melt and Pour Soap

Filled with favorite fall scents such as cinnamon, clove and orange this goat's milk soap recipe will nourish and moisturize your body with only natural ingredients. Many people, including myself would agree that fall is the best season of the year. After a long...

Fall Spice Bath Salt

Fall Spice Bath Salt

Soothe sore muscles naturally with a warm bath and this aromatic fall spice bath salt. Crisp, cool nights, cozying up on the couch with a flannel blanket and decorating the front porch with pumpkins and mums are all favorites when it comes to the fall season. Once the...

Triple Soothing Whipped Coconut Butter

Triple Soothing Whipped Coconut Butter

Light and fluffy, this triple soothing whipped body butter will moisturize your skin using the healing benefits of natural herbs, coconut oil and shea butter.  Herbalism. How strange and mysterious it can be. One day you’re mowing your lawn, cutting down...

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