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Spanakopita With Fresh Herbs And Wild Greens

Spanakopita with Fresh Herbs and Wild Greens

I am so excited to share this recipe - right out of my new cookbook, Recipes from the Herbalist's Kitchen, which will be out this June! I chose to share this recipe because it takes full advantage of the abundance of wild foods available in the spring months - nettle,…

Raw Nettle Pesto

Raw Nettle Pesto

Nettle season has a tight grip on me this year - I can't seem to get enough of these dark, rich greens!  If you are not aware of the health benefits of stinging nettles, you can read about them in the headnote of my last post, Cream of Nettle Soup…

Cream Of Nettle Soup With Toasted Sunflower Seeds

Cream of Nettle Soup with Toasted Sunflower Seeds

Nettles are one of the first green beauties to bless us on these sometimes crispy, sometimes hot, sometimes windy spring days.  They are loaded in nutrients including calcium, magnesium, potassium, manganese and iron.  They are an excellent spring tonic for the liver and kidneys and helps support gentle elimination.  Nettles…

Herbal Syrup For Cardiovascular Health

Herbal Syrup for Cardiovascular Health

Cardiovascular health is a hot topic in our country, and for good reason - many people suffer from cardiovascular related diseases.  There is a great deal of talk about how diet and exercise (or lack there of) affect the health of this system, but rarely do we hear talk of…

Brittany Wod Nickerson

Welcome to my blog!

Hi!  My name is Brittany, and I write about what inspires me in my practice as an herbalist and educator, and as a person who loves to putter around in the kitchen. Here you will find a combination of recipes, home remedies, herbal and nutritional wisdom, and musings about my experiences in life, teaching and health.  Thanks for reading and enjoy!