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Golden Paste

Turmeric is one of those herbs that “everyone” knows is useful for reducing pain and inflammation, thanks to a plethora of clinical trials focused on turmeric and its star constituent, curcumin. But despite it’s good PR, many of us don’t know how to easily incorporate turmeric into our routine on days we’re not planning curry …

Pear Basil Cocktail

I’m convinced I may never run out of new things that pair well with basil. It goes with everything! Vodka, gin, tequila… 😂 Seriously though, it really is an herb of a zillion uses. According to author and food columnist Dorie Greenspan in her Wall Street Journal Ode to Basil, it: “neither steals the show …

Creamy Elderberry Cocktail

Elderberry and clove are one of our favorite winter flavor combinations. If you’ve ever made your own elderberry syrup for cold & flu season then you’re familiar with the wonderful sweet-tart, earthy goodness of the antiviral and immune boosting tonic. Yum! You can find the recipe for the herbal “coffee” liqueur here.   Elderberry & …

Lemon Moringa Latte

Moringa oleifera, aka the “Miracle Tree” is native to the Himalayan mountains of northern India and is touted by some to be the next “superfood” thanks to its powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties and generous vitamins, minerals and amino acids. This detoxifying, energizing and immune boosting lemon-moringa latte makes an excellent coffee alternative or midday …

Cream of Nettle Soup Recipe

A couple of days ago I talked a little about foraging/wildcrafting stinging nettle. I’d like to share another quick recipe for you to try once those magic green leaves start popping up. Sometimes they’ll make an appearance even before all the snow is completely gone. So if you have a nettle spot, start checking for …

Spicy Chocolate Margarita

On February 12, Linde and I did a live on Facebook where we shared a recipe for this awesome and tasty margarita. I usually wait until the day of the live to test my recipe, and most of the time they’re winners, but other times they’re a flop and really require some fine-tuning. I did …

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Over the last couple of weeks, we’ve been working through an edible flower series, but today I’m going to take a small break to share a fun recipe for Valentine’s Day. Even though we really enjoy well-made desserts, we rarely make them at home because, let’s be honest, if it’s there, we’re going to eat …

Herbal “Coffee”: Blend, Liqueur & Cocktail

Calling all coffee lovers! ☕️ Need a break from your morning cup o’ joe? Herbal “coffee” is a delicious way to infuse your morning routine with a dose of herbal goodness while cutting back on caffeine and the high acidity at the same time. Discover some great herbal allies that taste remarkably coffee-like, and also …