Golden Milk Snickerdoodles

Golden Milk is a traditional Indian drink made with warmed milk and various spices. A wonderfully healthy and healing drink. Turmeric is the core spice in Golden Milk and is the reason for that brilliant color and bringing with it a bounty of healing properties. Cinnamon, cardamom, black peppercorns, and ginger are often added to…

Wild Spiced Winter Cookies

Wild + Wonderful Enjoy these zesty and flavorful cookies during the cold wintery months. Each bite is full of wild berries, dried summer flowers, and aromatic seeds & spices. Such beauty in harvesting and gathering these ingredients throughout the growing season and bringing them to light when all is gray. Wild Recipe – Recipe adapted…

Winter Ice Lanterns

Winter Ice Lanterns are a perfect way to celebrate the darkest and coldest days of the year. Although winter is pure and cleansing, it can also be rather harsh. Sharing warmth and light alongside a fire can strengthen our hearts and bring goodwill and joy into our life. Here is a lovely way to celebrate…

Leaf Art

Fall in New England is a perfect time to explore Leaf Art! Leaf Art can happen anywhere, with any leaves, at anytime. Gather the fallen shapes and colors that inspire you and create your own masterpiece. Like all things in life, nothing lasts. When you’re complete, step back, enjoy, maybe snap a photo, and blow…

Natural Watercolor

Wild fruits offer some pretty amazing colors. As the summer months progress, fruit begins to grow and is gathered to enjoy! Not all wild fruit is necessarily edible but all can create beautiful hues, making a rather unique palette. When gathering berries and wild fruit it is always important to identify what you’re picking, even…

Spruce Tip Ice Cream

Have you tried the new spring growth of a spruce tree? What an amazingly delicious and nutritious treat. Delightfully tender and citrusy in flavor. Of course, the taste depends greatly on the species, as some can be more bitter and astringent. When searching around look for norway, white, and blue spruce in particular. Foraging When…

Nettle Breakfast Muffins

Stinging Nettle is a nutritive dense plant and eating it regularly can give you vitamins, minerals, and phyto-nutrients that may be missing in your diet. The leaves are loaded with calcium, manganese, magnesium, vitamin K, and protein and can restore and support healthy energy levels. Luckily, stinging nettle makes for an excellent spinach substitute and…

Wild Violet Simple Syrup

Violets are wonderful spring edibles! They can grow abundantly, especially in areas where they are not native. They contain many medicinal and nutritional properties and the ways to enjoy this gift are endless. Unfortunately, these beauties only thrive in the cooler months of spring and will retreat during the hot summer days. Finding ways to…

Apple Cinnamon Blossom Muffins

The apple trees are blooming! Sitting under a flowering fruit tree is absolutely stunning to look at and full of life, as the pollinators buzz around. These blossoms will magically become the fruit in the next few months. Each year year I like to gather a few flowers to add to some delicious Apple Cinnamon…

Violet Infused Honey

Violet Honey time! Violet honey is a wonderful way to preserve these delightful springtime flowers. The flowers are edible, honey is edible, why not combine them? Violet flowers and leaves are both very moistening, making each ideal for dry and irritated tissues. Violet tea and violet infused honey can bring instant relieve to sore throats…