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Have you ever thought about making your own kombucha!?! To start with you will need a kombucha scoby (see the fascinating organism at left and then below at right!). The kombucha scoby, often called a kombucha mushroom, is a colony of yeasts that digest sugar and caffeine to create that…

Wild Herb And Fruit Mead

Wild Herb and Fruit Mead

A Crash Course in Making Wild Fermented Meads with Herbs and Fresh Fruit!     Mead is a fermented alcoholic beverage made from a base of honey and water. Sometimes referred to as honey wine, mead has been made and consumed throughout Europe, Asia and Africa for thousands of years.…

Breakfast Of Champions

Breakfast of Champions

I have been thinking lately about Breakfast of Champions, the famous slogan designed to help sell more cereal. Kids want to be champions and parents want the best for their kids (a champion of a son or daughter doesn't sound too bad). Appealing to both ends of the consumer spectrum,…

Garlic Scape Pesto

Garlic Scape Pesto

Garlic scapes are the top, flowering part of the garlic plant, harvested in the budding stage. The bright green curly stem is a work of art, each one different than the last! Anytime a plant gives energy to the flower, it takes attention away from the plant's roots. Because we…

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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