How To Make Roasted Dandelion Root Coffee

Roasted Dandelion Root Coffee is a surprisingly delicious beverage! It closely resembles coffee in flavor and body when brewed properly. I serve it at all my workshops and presentations and am always amused by the response. People tend to hesitantly sample it with a look of serious doubt on their faces, and the next thing … Continue reading How To Make Roasted Dandelion Root Coffee


How To Make Roasted Dandelion Root Coffee : Recipes

Dandelion Root Coffee recipes: Besides a straight cup of Dandelion coffee with cream and sugar, the way I like it, I also use the Roasted Root in tea mixtures for some rich, delicious hot beverages. Dandelion Chai Chai is a Middle Eastern word that means “tea” but here in America we’ve adapted the term to … Continue reading How To Make Roasted Dandelion Root Coffee : Recipes

Herbal Iced Teas

Summer is the time to explore the wonderful world of herbal iced teas!  I graduated from making iced tea with tea bags long ago and have since been developing recipes for making potent, tonic herbal iced teas and lemonades that are as nutritious as they are refreshing. The key to maximizing the nutritional power of … Continue reading Herbal Iced Teas


Yellow Dock Recipes

YELLOW DOCK RECIPES Wild Sorrel-Potato Soup 2 tablespoons butter 3½ cups water 4 cups Yellow Dock leaves, roughly chopped 1 cup wild leeks (or onions), minced 1 teaspoon salt 2 medium potatoes, quartered and thinly sliced Dash of black pepper 1 cup sour cream 1 tablespoon minced chives, for garnish 1. Melt the butter in … Continue reading Yellow Dock Recipes


Wild Grape Leaf Recipes

WILD GRAPE LEAVES Brined Wild Grape Leaves Be sure to harvest the large, tender, minty-green colored leaves; the dark, older leaves tend to be stringy and fibrous. The whey (optional) that is called for in the recipe is made by taking plain yogurt that has live cultures in it and putting it in a clean … Continue reading Wild Grape Leaf Recipes


Wild Cherry Cough Syrup

WILD CHERRY COUGH SYRUP This recipe is based on an old recipe found in the National Formulary called “Compound White Pine Syrup” or “Syrupus Pini Albae Compositus”. The Wild Cherry bark, White Pine bark and Poplar bark are all readily available locally. The other ingredients may need to be purchased from an herb supply company. … Continue reading Wild Cherry Cough Syrup


Wild Amaranth Recipes Part 2

Wild Amaranth Hamburger Helper My husband grew up eating Hamburger Helper, so anytime I cook something that reminds him of home, he just loves it. Here’s a green, healthy version: 1 lb flat pasta noodles <1 lb hamburger 4 cups cooked Wild Amaranth (about 1 gallon fresh) 1/3 cup butter ½ cup minced onion 1/3 … Continue reading Wild Amaranth Recipes Part 2