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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…

Podcast: A Healthy Sleep Lifestyle

Podcast: A Healthy Sleep Lifestyle

Sleep is not something to take for granted, we all need it and many of us need more than we think we do!  But for some of us getting a good night's sleep is not as simple as carving out the time for a restful 8 or 9 hours.  Many 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!

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