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How To Make Dandelion Root Powder

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Proper preparation of your dandelion root for wellness is as important as when it is harvested. George Cairns articulates below how this is done properly. I highly recommend following his instructions right down to every last detail. Cairns, near death from cancer, was told by his doctor that he had 6 months to live. Over […] Read more…

Eat the Weeds: Sauteed Dandelion Greens Recipe

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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…

Lavender Lemonade Recipe

Lavender Lemonade Recipe | Sacred Habitats

Making your own Lavender Lemonade is easy, nutritious, and oh so delicious. Lavender has adaptogenic properties, meaning it’s balancing to the system. Kick back, relax and enjoy a soothing glass of Lavender Lemonade! Lavender Lemonade Recipe 7 Lemons, squeezed 2 Limes, squeezed 14 cups water 1 1/2 cups Agave syrup 1 drop Lavender essential oil* […] 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…

Banana-Avocado Facial Mask

This lovely facial mask recipe, using bananas and avocado, is super easy and luxurious! Particularly after the drying winter months. You will need: 1/2 banana 1/2 avocado 2 Tbsp full-fat yogurt 1 tsp olive oil Instructions: Puree all ingredients in a blender. Apply to freshly cleaned face and leave on for 15 minutes. Wash off […] Read more…

Outdoor Skills: Ash Cakes / ‘Stick Bread’ Recipe

Ash Cakes cooking on a camp fire

This super simple recipe is the Traditional “Mountain-man” breakfast food, no utensils, pots or pans required. Ash Cakes consist of equally simple ingredients… make sure you use ‘Baking Powder’ though (rather than Baking Soda). You can also jazz them up by adding toppings or fillings of other things you have handy that are in abundance, […] Read more…

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