Recipes and How-To’s

Like a recipe box for both herbs and food, you’ll find all of the recipes featured in my blog posts!

  • Nettles Infusion

      Nettles are a great source of minerals, and serve to promote Kidney health via a diuretic action. 1oz nettles 1 quart of water Place nettles in a quart jar Pour boiling water over nettles Seal jar Let infuse for 1-2 hours Drink 2 cups or more daily You may re-infuse the nettles a second […]

  • Rose Petal Honey Paste for moving Liver Qi

    Acquire fresh or dried fragrant rose petals, the darker and more fragrant the better (organic, not-sprayed) Chop until very fine Mix 1 part rose petals with 2-3 parts local raw honey, stir very well – set in a cool, dark place for two weeks. You may add more honey if the mixture seems dry. Take […]

  • Liver-Blood Building Tea

      This tea is great for those who have dry skin, nails, hair with associated fatigue and dizziness.  1 tablespoon goji berries 1 tablespoon dried mulberries 1 tsp mint 1 slice ginger 1c boiling water Pour boiling water over the berries, let steep for 10-15 mins, drink the tea then eat the berries! Drink this […]

  • Lemon balm, chamomile, and burdock tea

      Ideal for Liver health, especially when there is tightness and tension associated with a “stuck” Liver (aka Liver Qi Stagnation with Heat signs), combining the cooling properties of burdock, lemon balm and mint, with soothing chamomiles for a tasty and beneficial tea.   1TB each of lemon balm, mint, chamomile, burdock root 1 pint […]

  • Magnesium-Rich Cooked Greens

      This recipe uses lightly cooked dark leafy greens, tossed with a magnesium rich dressing.  It is delicious, and great  accompanied with a piece of wild salmon, or my favorite: arctic char. Boil one bunch of: organic spinach, swiss chard or beet greens in salted water until tender – drain, squeeze out excess water when […]