Spicy Valentine’s Hot Chocolate

By |February 10th, 2020|

I’d argue that there is nothing in the world quite so heart-meltingly romantic as a steaming mug filled with rich, velvety hot chocolate. Not only is it chocolate, which is arguably the most romantic food on earth already (cue endorphins and dopamine), but it’s melted chocolate — smooth, creamy and sumptuous, the mug warming […]

DIY Herbal Holiday Gifts

By |December 16th, 2019|

Holiday gift giving is right around the corner.  I always enjoy making and giving gifts to my family and friends.  A couple of years ago I made the Whipped Shea Butter lotion for my family.  It was a big hit and so easy to make.  Create a festive label to place on the jar, […]

Super Berry Syrup

By |November 27th, 2019|

Outside my kitchen window are fat, crimson hips, glossy and round as Christmas baubles. They look bright and cheery against the drab, November sky and remind me that it’s time to make my yearly batch of Super Berry Syrup, a blend of antioxidant-rich, immune-boosting autumn berries that keeps my system thriving throughout the cold, […]

Easy Vegan Shepherd’s Pie

By |November 11th, 2019|

It’s that time of year again.
We are experiencing cooler weather and days that never seem long enough for all that needs to be accomplished within them. Getting everyone to school and work on time seems like challenge enough, but then, add the onslaught of after-school activities and sports practices and it’s a wonder that […]

Herbs In The Lunch Bag

By |October 7th, 2019|

The school year is in full swing and for many parents it raises the issue of how to pack healthy, easy, tasty lunches for their (often picky) kids. Here are a handful of herb friendly suggestions you can experiment with when preparing your kids’ lunch bags.
Applesauce add-ins. While none of these ideas necessarily require […]

Keeping Your Cool This Summer with Refreshing Drinks

By |July 22nd, 2019|

As the heat of the summer begins to ramp up through the next month, many of us can find ourselves feeling a little out of sorts. Rashes, irritability, acid reflux, nausea, and fatigue can all begin to crop up when the fire element within our bodies (known as pitta in Ayurvedic medicine) becomes out […]