Here in our recipe index, you’ll find my favorite recipes made from whole, homegrown, and wild edible plants. Many of these recipes are made from wild “weeds” and plants that grow in our backyard gardens and in forested areas.
I believe that food IS medicine. Learn how to make delicious edible, medicinal, and healthy recipes with what grows naturally around us.
Celebrate Brigid’s love of the home and hearth with these 6 wonderful recipes for Imbolc that will infuse your kitchen with the season’s special energy. From traditional dishes to something a bit more modern, you’ll find something special for your Imbolc feast. With these recipes, your Imbolc is sure to be a magical one!
Learn how to make smreka, a fermented beverage originating from the Balkans and made with juniper berries. It’s super easy to make, and it’s great for your gut health!
Try ginger for a cold when you feel like you might be getting sick. It has many medicinal properties, which help the body fight off those viruses that can cause upper respiratory infections.
Made with sacred medicine and infused with the scent of pine, this salve is a healer. It can be used for everything from soothing insect bites to healing wounds. Learn how to make a healing Earth medicine salve by blending pine resin with other healing ingredients.
Make this truly amazing and simple pine needle cough syrup, in just a matter of minutes! This natural remedy is made by mixing a super concentrated pine tea with raw, local honey. The result is a thick, soothing and delicious syrup that can be used for both adults and children.
Don’t wait until you’re sick to try to build up your immunity! This immune boosting tea is made with homegrown and foraged herbs, which are known to aid in the body’s natural defenses. It’s perfect for cold and flu season, but can also be enjoyed year-round.
Taking a relaxing bath is more fun when it comes with a little luxury. Homemade bath melts are easy to make, and they smell so good, too. They’re the perfect indulgent treat for your skin in winter.
This chamomile and oat bath melt recipe is a dream come true for those with sensitive skin, or anyone who appreciates a soothing bath. The infusion of chamomile flowers will soothe the skin, while the oats are calming and soothing. These bath melts make a great gift that will leave the recipient begging for more.
There are many uses for rose hips. Rose hips are an excellent example of nature’s seasonal offerings and can be beneficial in beauty products as well as in nourishing culinary recipes. Check out these 4 easy recipes!
This black walnut tart recipe is a delicious fall recipe made with foraged black walnuts and real maple syrup. With just the right amount of sweetness, it makes for the perfect holiday dessert or Thanksgiving treat.
Chestnuts are unique, delicious and nutritious. Try one of these roasted chestnut recipes for a taste of the season.
Chestnut hummus is the perfect appetizer for Christmas or Thanksgiving. Serve with crudités, crackers or chips as a healthy snack or starter to your holiday party.
May wine recipe traditionally served in the spring on Beltane or the May Day holiday.