During this Full Moon, our intuition and divination skills will be enhanced. Sagittarius ramps up our curiosity and has us wanting to explore our inner worlds with fiery enthusiasm. Keep an open mind this week and get to know yourself and others better. There is a combination of wanting new adventures and connections, while also … Continue reading Dandelion Divination & Tea Leaf Reading Ritual | Full Honey Moon in Sagittarius — Spirit de la Lune
Taraxacum officinale Also, Known As: Blow Ball Cankerwort Dandelion Lion's Tooth Pissabed Priest's-crown Puff Ball Pu Gong Ying Pu-kung-ying Swine Snout Telltime White Endive Wild Endive The dandelion is a common garden herb, with easily recognized flowers. During the spring season, the leaves and the root of the dandelion begin to produce mannitol, which is … Continue reading Dandelion, A Common Spring Garden Herb
5 DIGESTIVE HERBS Used Since Ancient Times THE EMOTIONS IN OUR GUT, FASCINATING FACTS ON OUR SECOND BRAIN & HERBS THAT HEAL OUR GUT. Ancient teachings from around the world tell us that our emotional state has a dramatic impact on our physical health; they reflect an understanding that human beings are emotional creatures and that there is … Continue reading PLANT MEDICINES FOR BODY & MIND
Fall is harvest time, not only for winter storage crops like beets and carrots but for all those beautiful medicinal plants we have been watching flower and grow for many months now. Harvest provides a sense of the changing seasons and a chance to prepare our medicine cabinet for the year to come. It’s a special practice to take note … Continue reading Root Medicine: A Herbalist’s Guide to Digging Roots
When we think of herbs in the kitchen, we usually think of the spices that impart the wonderful variety of flavors to our foods that let our taste buds – and brains – know when we’re eating Italian, Mexican, Indian, or Ethiopian fare, for example, each so unique in taste. Spices have played such an … Continue reading Sautéed Dandelion Greens with Cherry Tomatoes & Garlic
Taraxacum officinale Also, Known As: Blow Ball Cankerwort Dandelion Lion's Tooth Pissabed Priest's-crown Puff Ball Pu Gong Ying Pu-kung-ying Swine Snout Telltime White Endive Wild Endive The dandelion is a common garden herb, with easily recognized flowers. During the spring season, the leaves and the root of the dandelion begin to produce mannitol, which is … Continue reading Dandelion, A Common Garden Herb
Yum…Batter fried dandelion blossoms (or fritters) are delicious! I rarely fry anything, but battered flower blossoms are an exception. These dandelion fritters taste like a vegetable tempura and can be served with maple syrup, honey, or a tangy dipping sauce! Even plain old Ranch dressing served on the side is a treat. Want to try … Continue reading Fried Dandelion Flower Fritters
We were very happy to pick a beautiful bunch of dandelion greens. They were promptly drizzled with a little bit of basil oil and devoured. Dandelions, seen as a noxious weed by some and a source of outdoor entertainment by others (who hasn't made a wish and blown on a puff of dandelion seeds?) are … Continue reading Linguine with Mussels and Dandelion Greens.
People can be protective about their pesto recipes and approaches. A little extra garlic or the special way they grind down the pesto? It's the magic touch. This is large because pesto is so adaptable: you can create a signature pesto of your own using different nuts, greens, cheeses and spices. And that is exactly … Continue reading Dandelion and Pumpkin Seed Pesto.