Archive of ‘Herbs + Aromatherapy’ category

Eat the Weeds: Sauteed Dandelion Greens Recipe

Dandelions (Taraxacum officinale) are wild, abundant, extremely nutritious, free food! 5 Tips on Harvesting Your Own Dandelion Greens for Peak Flavor Pick dandelion greens before the plant flowers; after flowering the greens can have a bitter flavor. Harvest dandelion greens in early spring, before the flowers appear is when they’re the tenderest and least bitter. […] Read more…

Lemon-Tomato Facial Mask

Lemon-Tomato Facial Mask Recipe | Sacred Habitats

This facial mask recipe is for oily skin. The acid in the tomato and lemon work on acne and blackheads too. Using tomatoes in this recipe also provides a use for the abundance of tomatoes in the garden that may be getting a bit over-ripe for eating. You will need: 1 over-ripe tomato; inside scooped […] Read more…

Selling Your Produce Directly to Restaurants: Offer Up-and-Coming Culinary Herbs

Selling Your Produce Directly to Restaurants: Offer Up-and-Coming Culinary Herbs | Sacred Habitats

I have grown all of the herbs listed in this article, it’s easy to do provided you give the plants what they require. I¬†purchase most of my seeds ¬†from Johnny’s Select Seeds, I find them easy to grow and they make excellent additions to salads and many dishes. Mints and Lavender are best when purchased […] Read more…

Cranberry Sugar Facial Scrub

This easy facial scrub recipe is luxurious and livens up dry, dull indoor wintertime skin. As a facial scrub I think it’s important to use a fine sugar as the larger granule sugars could be too harsh for more delicate facial skin. Cranberry Sugar Facial Scrub You will need: 1 cup fresh cranberries 1 1/2 […] Read more…

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