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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…

Thyme Herbal Kitchen

Setting the Table

People in the United States are cooking less and less - that's the tendency. Yet, there is a resurgence of interest in food, where it comes from and how it is prepared. Cooking and food has become trendy, appealing, alluring, but.... not everyone has time to cook. Food blogs, farmer's…


Nettle & Mushroom Risotto

Yummmmm! I am going to enjoy the nettle season as long as possible this spring. Even when the plant is knee to thigh high the tops are still tender. These nourishing, dark green leaves are so nutritious - take a look at last week's post, Spring Kitchari, to read more…


Spring Kitchari

Kitchari, is a preparation of rice and beans (usually lentils or mung beans) that originates from India. When the English colonized India, kitchari became a part of English cuisine as well and was often prepared with left over fish and eaten for breakfast. Kitchari can be prepared many ways, but…

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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