Tag: Recipes

Apple Cider Vinegar Formulas

The Quintessential Symbol of Fall, The apple lends itself to a tasty vinegar that’s become a staple base for herb tonics. By improving digestion to combating allergies, these “ACV” formulas give the body a {delicious} boost. An Apple Falls from the Tree The first…

Building Better Bones with Herbs, and Lifestyle Changes

As our bones weaken over time, we can look to a variety of herbs and lifestyle changes to improve, and in some cases even rebuild, bone strength. Every second, someone in the world fractures a bone, and more than half of Americans over the…

Our Favorite Recipes Using Herbal Teas

Three-Seed Tummy Tea This delicious tea is a favorite for preventing gas after meals. You’ll notice that it’s a light decoction followed by an infusion because of the plant parts that are included. This recipe can be made with either fresh or dried herbs;…

Purple Plum Blossom & Wild Violets: White Chocolate Truffles! – gather

As promised, for this April’s Gathering Diary Sneak Peeks I’m starting off by sharing this delectable melt in your mouth, spring blossom infused white chocolate truffle. I’ve made… Source: Purple Plum Blossom & Wild Violets: White Chocolate Truffles! – gather

Primrose and Pansy Coconut-Oat Bars: So Pretty & Good for You Too! – gather

Yes it’s now officially spring – but here in Victoria the pansies and primroses have been blooming for quite a while! So of course, for the past few weeks I’ve been plotting how to best… Source: Primrose and Pansy Coconut-Oat Bars: So Pretty & Good…

Spell-Binding Fairy Beauties: Lilac Cream Tarts – gather

Oh yes, lilacs are glorious to harvest – but they’re not easy to prepare. Lilac is tricky and time consuming (you need to remove each tiny stem from each tiny blossom) but the good news… Source: Spell-Binding Fairy Beauties: Lilac Cream Tarts – gather Foraging –…

Wild Spring Green Tabouli: Super Nutritious & Super Delicious – gather

The classic Tabouli (or Tabbouleh) Salad is made with bulgur, mint, parsley, tomatoes, cucumbers and a lemony garlic dressing, but I love to spruce mine up with seasonal wild greens. For this Tabou… Source: Wild Spring Green Tabouli: Super Nutritious & Super Delicious –…

Lover’s Truffles & Herbs for the Heart Space – Traditional Medicinals

We can use herbs to support our hearts, both physically and spiritually through medicinal formulas and self-care rituals. Source: Lover’s Truffles & Herbs for the Heart Space – Traditional Medicinals

Nettle & Wild Onion Rice Balls: Savouring Spring! – gather

Stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) is a foraging favourite, so it doesn’t need much of an introduction. I probably don’t need to tell you that it has been a beloved spring tonic since time immem… Source: Nettle & Wild Onion Rice Balls: Savouring Spring! – gather

Primrose Petal Jam– Recipe | Blooms ‘n’ Food

Primroses carpet the ground under an old hawthorn tree in our garden, the clothe the soil with a fragility and light, their gentle perfume is a delight. Primula vulgaris is a native plant, a wild f… Source: Primrose Petal Jam– Recipe | Blooms ‘n’…

Making A Yule Log/Having A Old Fashioned Christmas

Make this Yule Log use as a handcrafted herbal gift for family and friends this holiday season. Yule Log Recipe The Yule log is traditionally burned on New Year’s Eve to usher in good fortune for the coming year. It is created in the…

Hawthorn and Rosehip Sauce

Chop up fresh hawthorn berries or whiz dried berries in a coffee grinder used only for herbs and spices. A good solid mortar and pestle may also work well, as the berries are rather hard. Add an equal proportion (more or less is OK…

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