Tag Archives: in the kitchen

Sweet Chamomile Popsicles

Sweet Chamomile Popsicles

Whole Family Herbs is a mini Guide in the Shop that I co-authored with herbalist Courtney Irwin of The Secret Life of Herbs. Within the 40+ pages Courtney and I share how to sow, grow and harvest over fifteen herbs that especially support and nourish children. Last week on a very hot and humid day I… read more

In the Kitchen : Homemade Jelly Candy

In the Kitchen : Homemade Jelly Candy

Ingredients 1 cup of pomegranate juice 3 TBS grass-fed gelatin 4 TBS raw honey Let’s Begin Combine all three ingredients in a pot on very low heat until the gelatin has completely dissolved and the liquid is smooth (if there are small bits of gelatine you can strain them out). Line a rectangular casserole dish… read more

In the Kitchen : Chocolate Mud Pudding

In the Kitchen : Chocolate Mud Pudding

Spring is almost here…at least the very muddy signs of it! We haven’t seen the first buds appear where we are yet, but my children are certainly enjoying the spring thaw and all the mud pies that come with it. In the Whole Family Rhythms Spring Guide I share a delicious and wholesome recipe for… read more

In the Kitchen : A Smoothie to Start

In the Kitchen : A Smoothie to Start

Since daylight savings began, three of my four kids get up early every. single. day. I mean 5 – 5:15 early! And I am guessing many of you can relate. 5:30 or even 6 is just too early for anyone to be sitting down and eating a great big warm breakfast and even if they did, they’d be… read more

In the Kitchen : Warm Breakfasts on the Go

In the Kitchen : Warm Breakfasts on the Go

When you’re stretched for time to get everyone in your family up and moving in the morning, it’s easy to see how cold, nutritionally void breakfast cereal has become the norm. But you can still provide your family with nourishing, filling and warming meals everyday with just a little bit more forethought and preparation. ** Note:… read more

In the Kitchen : Wild Violet Jelly

In the Kitchen : Wild Violet Jelly

Indigo spent the good part of a morning foraging for violets. I remember adoring violet flavoured chewing gum when I was a kid, so I was intrigued when I came across a simple recipe for violet syrup.  Early Europeans used the syrup as a laxative for infants and children. High in vitamin C, it also has a… read more