Switchel, or Haymaker’s Punch is the electrolyte-full, energy-boosting health tonic of farmers and homesteaders from the 1700’s. This delicious recipe is better for you that Gatorade, and is made from simple, wholesome ingredients. Read more about the nutritional facts, and try the recipe yourself!
There is no doubt about it, Ginger is one of my favorite herbs. Not only do I enjoy the taste, it’s medicinal qualities are amazing. Ginger is well known for it’s ability to help relieve nausea and or an upset tummy. It also is a terrific anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, pain reliever. Ginger is well used as […]
I wanted a milk kefir that was flavored as an eggnog during the second ferment, but all I could find online was kefir added to eggnog – so I came up with my own recipe. It turned out thick and rich, not too sweet, and full of probiotics. Delicious!
Kombucha is a naturally fermented beverage that is full of probiotics. Here is a tutorial on how to brew it and how to turn it into a tasty and bubbly hibiscus soda!
You have probably seen lemon balm growing whether you knew it or not. In the mint family, lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) is a perennial herb that spreads rapidly and has become a fairly common “wild” plant. When I’m out foraging and I see what looks like a plant in the mint family it is more […]
Tis’ the season for rich flavors, succulent food and indulgent libations. These Amaretto drunken cherries are perfect in drinks or over ice cream and cake!