Category Archives: Herbs

Headache Tea – Herbal Relief for Headaches and Migraines

Brew a pot of soothing Headache Tea and feel your throbbing pain melt away as you sip. There come those familiar signs again . . . a throbbing in my forehead, it hurts to blink my eyes, my neck feels … Continue reading

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Sorrel Soup (Sauerampfer Suppe) Makes me Smile

Clean, simple ingredients showcase the sprightliness of a classic sorrel soup. When we were children growing up in British Columbia, we gathered wild sorrel growing in the ditches along our country road. Nibbling the mouth-puckeringly sour leaves was a pleasure … Continue reading

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Spaghetti ‘Herbonara’ and a Garden of Greens in the Middle of Winter

When I left the house yesterday morning the mercury was plummeting, snow was swirling thickly, and the roads were threatening to get icy. Our little ‘Spring Interlude’ had headed south. Oh, well. It was nice while it lasted. Sigh . … Continue reading

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Shrimp Salad with Lemon Dill Dressing – and a Beautiful Day for Sailing!

I am so lucky to have friends who own a sailboat – lucky to have the chance to see the sails billowing above me and feel the wind whipping my hair as the boat skims across the sparkling water. Ever … Continue reading

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Green, Green, Green and White Quinoa Salad (with Asparagus, Cucumbers and Peas)

I love the colours of this salad – all the soft green shades of spring-going-into-summer. Our asparagus patch is providing us with a bounty of thick, crisp stalks to steam, grill, roast and eat raw in salads. What a treat … Continue reading

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