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Douglas Fir Vodka

Looking for a unique homemade gift idea? Well look no further! This Douglas fir infused vodka is a tasty, unusual libation that makes a thoughtful gift. Try blending it with sparkling water, tonic or even ginger ale for an intriguing cocktail! Keep reading to learn how to make this incredibly GIFTable Douglas fir-infused vodka. 🌼🌿 …

Herbed Rice

There are so many ways to work fresh herbs into your daily routine that don’t involve tinctures or pills. Herbs can take a plain ol’ boring side dish and transform it into the star of the meal. Keep reading to learn how to make a nourishing herbed rice dish that makes a great accompaniment to …

How to Make Nettle Chips

Nettle chips are my favorite herbal snack. If you’re in the mood for a salty snack but are looking for a healthier alternative, then nettle chips — which are chock full of vitamins and minerals — are for you! If you try these, let us know in the comments 🌼🌿 Follow us on Pinterest for …

Harvesting Violet

So let’s talk about harvesting violets. We love to use the flowers and leaves in salad, make syrup (flowers), jelly or use them as decoration on desserts. They are mild and beautiful! Viola is a spring and early-fall plant. It doesn’t like heat, so it tends to die back when the serious summer heat moves …

Cultivating Violets

In my neck of the woods, we will start to see viola popping up here and there very soon! Not only are they happy looking herbs but they’re also edible and medicinal! Today I want to give some tips on how to cultivate them. The flowers are purple/violet, blue or white/ yellow or multicolored. The …

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 …

Edible Flowers – The Rest

Alright, we’re finally at the end of our Edible Flowers series! We’re planning on putting these all together in a downloadable PDF, and I’ll be adding a few recipes to help you feel more comfortable adding flowers to your meal plans 🌼🌿   Thyme, Thymus spp. Thyme flowers have a similar taste to thyme the …