Category Archives: Wild Foods & Foraging

Fire Cider: A Magical Elixir

Fire Cider: A Magical Elixir If you’ve never tasted Fire Cider, it’s hard to describe it. It’s … an experience … which grows on you It is in my Top 3 Folk Remedies. It’s strong, simple medicine that is both … Continue reading

Posted in Community Herbalism, Recipes, Treating with Herbs | 1 Comment

The F-word, an essential element of Herbalism

The F-word, an essential element of Herbalism or Why Gathering and Making Your Own Herbal Remedies is Important Hello, Have I got a treat for you! I’m really excited to share this with you because it’s hot off the presses. … Continue reading

Posted in Wild Foods & Foraging | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Chaga Cream Soda

Chaga Cream Soda I’ve been excited about fermentation for many years now.   But my passion has very recently entered a whole new level. I found the missing ingredient! That is, I found my missing ingredient.  You see, unless I’m able … Continue reading

Posted in Fermentation, Recipes | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Never “Weed” the Garden, Only Harvest

This growing season I’ve set set myself some goals : I’m going to improve my gardening skills! As I write that, I realize that it’s not a very substantial goal because I’m not a very good gardener. This may come … Continue reading

Posted in Wild Foods & Foraging | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Elderberry Jelly

The Holiday Season continues.  Some gifts have already been shared and many are still to come.  Here’s a recipe for one of my favourites.  I really love giving jams and jellies as gifts.  I think it’s because I feel like … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes | Leave a comment

Summer Sunshine Salad Dressing – “Get’s the Grey Out”

Tomorrow is Black Friday or, perhaps better known to folks reading this blog,  Buy Nothing Day.  And to honour this gift-giving season, I thought I’d share a few recipes and ideas on herbal gifts that you can make yourself. It’s … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes, Seasonal Updates | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Immortality Soup

Immortality Soup this was a dish brought to the Foragers’ Feast.  Unfortunately, I’m not sure who brought it and I’m not sure how they made it.  I’m also sharing it cuz my herb geek-ness is so appreciative of the botanical … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes, Wild Foods & Foraging | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Haruko’s Wild Su Gobo Recipe

Haruko’s Wild Su Gobo Recipe **special thanks to Haruko for sharing this.  this was the most asked for recipe at the Foragers’ Feast** Enjoy… Before you get started you need to harvest Burdock roots you will need 8-10 roots, each … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes, Wild Foods & Foraging | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Secret Lavender Chocolate Chip Cookies

Secret Lavender Chocolate Chip Cookies! submitted by Marlene Morris     1/2 cup real butter 1/2 cup brown sugar *** 2 Tbsp. dried Sweet Lavender flowers (3-4 Tbsp. fresh flowers) 1 large egg 2 Tbsp. milk 1 tsp. vanilla extract … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes, Wild Foods & Foraging | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

submitted by Andrea Potter of Rooted Nutrition.ca ♦ rootednutrition@gmail.com Cooking Classes ♦ Workshops ♦ Holistic Nutrition Counseling Thanks Andrea!  Enjoy folks… Wild Mushroom and Asian Pear Salad This simple, warm salad lets earthy fall flavours shine, balanced with a tart … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes, Wild Foods & Foraging | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment