No-Bake Lactation Bites…Need Not Be Lactating to Try

No-Bake Lactation Bites…Need Not Be Lactating to Try

I’m serious folks. These things are the bees knees…pooh’s honey in his honey pot. Absolutely delicious and absolutely for everyone. You could be a 26 year-old with a power driven work week, a 65 year old retiree who likes going on long runs or a frazzled dazzled mum like myself. No milk ducts are required.


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How-To In Tincture Making w/ Elderberries

How-To In Tincture Making w/ Elderberries

One of my herbal friends described invoking her inner squirrel today. Yes folks, when the calendar flips to September it is indeed harvest time. And what better thing to harvest than something that will keep your immune system armed for the dreaded season of snuffles and sniffles than with elderberries?!

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Salve Making: The Lotion Alternative

Salve Making: The Lotion Alternative

Hello again after an extend period of blogging drought! Life has a way of sweeping you up and then suddenly it's been months since you've last posted something. Yet here we are, mid January, and what better way to start off the new year than with a post to help nourish ourselves. Note: You'll notice that blog posts will now incorporate recipes related to not only wild foods but also self-care and herbalism.

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Back In The Saddle

Back In The Saddle

To get back in the swing of things you have to start somewhere...so here we are. Spring 2017. An enormous amount has happened since I last posted. There's a new website, a page for classes, a whole section dedicated to all things foraging and herbal. Additionally there's a section to check out the newsletter I'm putting out every month. Things are definitely ramping up! The next project is trying to get a store up and running for the website. Hopefully within the month! Below are some pics that will bring you to a direct link to check out the new site. Hopefully ya'll like it!

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White Currant Juice

White Currant Juice

White currants are something of a rarity. They aren't apt to be stocked at your local grocery store as they are extremely perishable. They will probably even be absent at even the most kitschy farmers' markets because I'll just say it...they are a pain in the pinfeathers to harvest.

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Cattail Shoots

Cattail Shoots

Cucumbers...you wouldn't think I would begin a post relating to cattail shoots referring to a mid summer Cucurbitaceae but I am.

No, I haven't gone crazy, bonkers...cukoo cukoo bananas. It is just that cattail shoots for the forager are nature's early summer cucumber. Crisp with water-saturated flesh that resembles  the texture of a large scallion these precious early summer gems are marvelous.

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Zuni Cafe Roast Chicken & Chicken Stock

Zuni Cafe Roast Chicken & Chicken Stock

It's human nature to make things difficult right? Worry, fret, overzealous mental chatter...or maybe it's just me. Hopefully you are better equipped at dealing with your inner gremlins. I'm working on it. ;)

So in honor of making my week a little less complicated I give you a lovely Zuni Cafe recipe for oven roasted chicken. To follow the recipe for a super nutritive and extremely uncomplicated chicken stock.

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