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Elderflower Cocktail (or Mocktail) Drink Recipe
In the heat of the summer, nothing is more relaxing than kicking back with an ice-cold drink. With an abundance of elderflowers here in Southern California, I decided to get creative. What I came up with was an elderflower cocktail drink that is very refreshing and can be made for anyone. I tend to avoid […]
Jun 13, 2022
How to Make a Homemade Elderflower Oxymel
Starting in late April through the end of June, the Southern California Elder Trees are covered with Elderflower blooms. These blooms are magnificent! Not only are they gorgeous, but nature also shares her medicine with us through these elderflowers and their fruiting elderberries. Every year, I look forward to harvesting these elderflowers to make my […]
Jun 05, 2022
Fava Bean Hummus
Before we get started, let’s be honest. Fava Bean Hummus is a labor of love. Yet, it’s a labor of love that is fully worth the time and patience it takes to make this delicious bean hummus. Fava bean hummus is delicious and nourishing. It’s a perfect companion for your veggies during your picnic or […]
May 23, 2022
Strawberry Reishi Rose Moon Milk Popsicles
Looking for a delicious treat to cool off in the seasonal heat? Look no further than these Strawberry Reishi Rose Moon Milk popsicles! These popsicles are luscious, cooling, and have a variety of herbal benefits. Children, adults, and everyone in between will adore these wonderful treats.If you’ve tried one of my moon milk recipes before, […]
May 11, 2022
How to Naturally Dye and Upcycle Clothing
This blog post is a fun collaboration with the inspiring, knowledgeable ladies from Rooted Botanics. We will be going through the process of upcycling and naturally dyeing clothes from start to finish. The process is super enjoyable, sustainable, and really grounds and shows the magic of nature. The end result is a piece of clothing […]
May 10, 2022
Make your own Coconut Water Kefir
A few years ago, I dove in deep to research the importance of probiotics. What I found was amazing. There are so many positive health benefits that probiotics provide. The benefits extend to our overall health and to woman’s health. Most importantly, probiotics target digestive and gut health. This research inspired me to create my […]
Apr 19, 2022
Iced Oatstraw Tulsi Rose Moon Milk
In Southern California, temperatures have been rising quickly. Last week we had a few days over 90 degrees! Those temperatures called for a cooler drink, so I decided to create an iced moon milk. Previously, I had only created warm moon milks, but the idea came to mind to try and come up with an […]
Apr 12, 2022
Foraged Nettle Pesto with Dandelion Greens
Every year we create a ritual of making spring foraged nettle pesto with the abundance given to us by Mother Earth. After a long cold winter, we look forward to the new greens. Slowly stretching out from the ground, waking us up, and letting us know spring has arrived. Foraging and gathering the greens for […]
Mar 17, 2022