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Spring Greens

Learn to identify early spring greens!   Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) as it first appears in the springtime!       Left: Dandelion leaves, notice the different shape of the leaves from the photograph above. Right: Early, Spring Nettle (Urtica dioica).  As a baby, nettle has a purple/red color to the…

Kitchari: eating for winter health

As we head deeper into the winter months and the days get shorter, there is less energy in the world around us and in our bodies. There is less energy from the sun, less energy and movement from and by people and animals. It is a time of quiet, rest…

Lentils with Salsa Verde

Parsley is one of my favorite herbs. It is loaded with vitamins E, A and C (1/2 a cup of parsley has more vitamin C than an orange) as well as calcium, magnesium, potassium and iron. It is literally a nutritional powerhouse. Throw out your supplements and start eating parsley!…

Quiche With Potato Crust

Potato Crust

  When I was a kid my mom used to make a cauliflower cheese pie from the moosewood cookbook. It had a crust made out of grated potato and it was always one of my favorites. Years later when I was in college I recreated the crust and have been…

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!

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