Tulsi Summer Quick Pickles Recipe

Tulsi Summer Quick Pickles Recipe

I love making summer quick pickles with vegetables from my garden. Fresh, homegrown tulsi comes into season alongside summer favorites like corn, tomatoes, and cucumbers. It also goes well with all three in recipes. You’ve probably never thought of using tulsi as an ingredient in…

How to Make a Sublime Turmeric Tulsi Latte

How to Make a Sublime Turmeric Tulsi Latte

Have you ever tried making golden milk with fresh tulsi and fresh ginger? The results will absolutely blow you away. It’s a delicious change of pace from the usual golden milk, and the turmeric and tulsi team up perfectly as a power couple to support…

How to Make a PB & Banana Pupcake Recipe You + Your Pup Will Love

How to Make a PB & Banana Pupcake Recipe You + Your Pup Will Love

Welcome to Just for Fun Fridays! This is a new feature here on the blog where I share some of the interesting non-herbal things I’ve done recently. I admit – I’m one of THOSE dog moms. We celebrate the dog’s birthday AND give him people…

Infused Water with Bee Balm, Watermelon, and Mint

Infused Water with Bee Balm, Watermelon, and Mint

If you are looking for the perfect summer refreshment to share with your friends, this bee balm, mint, and melon infused water won’t disappoint. It’s very simple to make, but is full of flavor (and flair) to take your summer revelry to the next level!

Adaptogen Sunflower Seed Spread

Adaptogen Sunflower Seed Spread

​Do you love sunflower seed butter? I do! This simple and delicious recipe showcases sunflower seed butter with ginkgo, rhodiola, and rosemary for an adaptogenic, herbal boost that’s sure to please finicky and sophisticated palates alike. If you have my book, Adaptogens: 75+ Herbal Recipes and…

Tulsi and Lavender Sparkling Water

Tulsi and Lavender Sparkling Water

If you love tulsi, you won’t want to miss this recipe. Learn to make an elegant tulsi and lavender sparkling water that’s just as perfect to brighten a stressful day or mark a special occaision. I really, really believe in the saying “Keep It Simple, Sweetie!”…

Tulsi + Green Tea Ice Pops

Tulsi + Green Tea Ice Pops

I am struggling with allergies this year. Really struggling. Last year I dealt with fluid in my ears for a good three months after not having much of a peep from seasonal allergies in several years. That should have been my warning. Stress, inflammation, diet…

Holy Wow! Green Rooibos Tea Recipe

Holy Wow! Green Rooibos Tea Recipe

Today I’m sharing one of my homemade tea blends with you. I sometimes call this my “Holy Wow!” tea blend, because I enjoy punny names and it has tulsi (aka, Holy basil) as one of the main ingredients. It’s also good for a get-up-and-go boost…

Learn to Make a Violet Oxymel with Springtime Flowers

Learn to Make a Violet Oxymel with Springtime Flowers

Sweet violets are in full swing here on the farm! So far, I have made sweet violet tea, attempted to make sweet violet syrup, and have made two types of violet blossom vinegar. The success with the projects has varied somewhat; the sweet violet tea…

Celebrate Spring with Homemade Dandelion Jelly

Celebrate Spring with Homemade Dandelion Jelly

Spring greens are in full swing here on the farmstead, and it has been an incredible year for dandelions. I’ve never seen the blossoms this large or plentiful. Dandelion jelly is one of my favorite spring traditions, so I thought I would share just how…