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Brilliant Burdock

Burdock is a powerful medicinal herb, the root of the plant being used most commonly. It is revered for its blood purifying actions, but...

Astragalus- antioxidants and so much more

Astragalus is a great tonic herb that is often used to support endocrine system function and the immube system. It is an adaptogen, meaning...

Alfalfa- Nature’s Multivitamin

Alfalfa Alfalfa is a tonic nervine, meaning that it nourishes the nervous system through its high vitamin and mineral content.1 The health benefits of nervines...

Pounds of Wisdom

One of my favorite podcasts is An Organic Conversation. The show is hosted by food advocate Helge Hellberg, produce expert Mark Mulcahy, and holistic...

Grain-free, Carrot Muffins with Sweet Potato Frosting

I love experimenting with alternative baking recipes, particularly those that are gluten-free and dairy-free. Recently I have been eager to attempt grain-free baking, so...

Bee Keeping School with RIBA

Today was my first class of Bee Keeping School! It is a 5-class course through the Rhode Island Bee Keepers Association. Today we learned...

Mr. John Dory

I picked up some John Dory at the Pawtucket Wintertime Farmer's Market today from The Local Catch. Cooking seafood is not something I have...

Homemade Nut Butter

I have recently been experimenting with making my own nut butters. I don't usually eat peanuts, so I tend to lean in the direction...

Ginger, Lemon, and Cayenne Tea

Its cold today! A mere 9 degrees here in Providence, Rhode Island. This kind of weather calls for some warming input. Today, this took the...

Immune Boosting Syrup

Since the beginning of November I have been taking an Herbal Education and Training Program (HEAT Program) at Farmacy Herbs in Providence, Rhode Island....