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, […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
After months and months of waiting, spring seems to explode into action all at once and before you know it, summer is here. That’s why it’s so important to take advantage of the profusion of delicious and nutritious wild spring edibles before they’ve disappeared. Below you’ll find a list of four of my favorites […]