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Homesteading Mom

Homesteading Mom is run by Cat Ellis, an herbalist, prepper and aspiring homesteader. Cat is the author of two books, Prepper's Natural Medicine and Prepping for a Pandemic. Cat Ellis also blogs at KetoCat.com, HerbalPrepper.com, and TheOrganicPrepper.com.


Update: Homesteading Mom’s Being Re-Focused

By Homesteading Mom / May 12, 2014

Happy Mother’s Day!!! I hope all the moms out there had a wonderful day yesterday. We spent the better part of the day planting lilies of the valley, strawberries, rose bushes, and a couple more elderberry bushes. The best part was how worn out the kids were from helping out (translation: playing while Eddie an […]


Chourico and Spinach Breakfast Casserole

By Homesteading Mom / January 22, 2014

This recipe has it all. It’s low-glycemic, gluten-free, Paleo/Primal Diet-friendly, and affordable. You can mix up all the ingredients the night before, store in the fridge overnight, and just pop it in the oven the next morning. It’s got plenty of fiber-rich veggies. It also makes a TON of food, leaving plenty for leftovers fir […]


More Heirloom Seeds

By Homesteading Mom / November 26, 2013

I know everyone is busy getting read for Thanksgiving this week. I just wanted to quickly share a link to The Sustainable Seed Company. Thanks to Concretin from Concretin’s Colluquium over at Just Measure’s Radio for bringing it to my attention during one of The Medic Shack’s (a show I co-host) broadcasts. The Sustainable Seed Company […]


How To Render Lard In A Crockpot

By Homesteading Mom / September 9, 2013

Rendering lard is super simple to begin with. It’s even easier in a crockpot. Take the pork fat you have trimmed up and saved, and pop it in the freezer. It’s much easier to cut when frozen. Once it’s warmed up, it starts to get soft and greasy, and more difficult to cut into pieces. The […]


Meals In Jars

By Homesteading Mom / September 6, 2013

I have arrived late to the party when it comes to this great idea, Meals In Jars. Apparently, this is a marriage of food storage and convenience meals. How could I have missed this? I was cruising YouTube looking for new ideas for food storage, and finally stumbled upon this rather ingenious method of storing […]

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