Teas are the gentle, natural, most beneficial way to absorb the healing properties of herbs--easily and inexpensively. A simple cup of tea not only has the power to soothe and relax but to deliver healing herbal agents to the bloodstream more quickly than capsules, tinctures, or infusions.
Amazing Grains features low-fat, high fiber, virtually cholesterol free and ecologically sound recipes for tasty and nutritious main dishes that emphasize whole grains and vegetables. In addition, it offers in-depth explanations of the creative process in cooking. Application of the techniques found in Amazing Grains will free the reader forever from dependence on recipes. Each recipe includes discussion of how the dish was created, why a particular ingredient or technique was chosen, and the results of substituting other methods and ingredients. By examining the process, readers can learn how to apply the basic principles in new and creative ways. Included are chapters on ingredients, the creative process, cooking methods, sauces, as well as information on nutrition and cookware choices. Charts and worksheets help readers develop and record their own creative grain dishes.
Cult classic, revised and updated. Alchemist D. Gold reveals the inner world of marijuana and hashish, uncovering secrets and modern techniques to enhance potency. First published in 1974, the original edition of Cannabis Alchemy sold over 100,000 copies, making this one of the all-time best sellers of the counterculture.
"Covering every meal from brunch to late-night cocktails and snacks, The Cannabis Kitchen Cookbook approaches cannabis as yet another fine ingredient to be studied and savored, like a great wine, a premium cigar, gourmet chocolate, or single malt scotch. With more than one hundred fully tested recipes from experienced professional chefs, The Cannabis Kitchen Cookbook guides readers through the process of making fresh, tasty, and healthy home-cooked meals using cannabis as the main additive."
Every day we're bombarded with chemicals that can damage or irritate our bodies. Complete Detox Workbook is the solution, offering a fast, effective path to maximum health and well-being. Just take the simple questionnaire to pinpoint the perfect program for you, whether it's a gentle monthlong cleansing, weekend energizer, or strategies to increase vitality, aid weight loss, and relieve stress. Then enhance the plan and boost its good effects with meditation, visualization, herbs, supplements, exercise, and hydrotherapy. It's a great way to rejuvenate body, mind, and soul.
Popular author and healing practitioner Nancy Arrowsmith takes readers on a fascinating in-depth exploration of the herbal arts. Arrowsmith's friendly voice and vast knowledge of herbal applications, history, and folklore shine through in this herbalism reference work.
As entertaining as it is practical, this comprehensive illustrated herb guide covers everything from herb gathering prayers and charms to signatures for fifty powerful herbs. Each herb is described in detail, with tips on growing, gathering, drying, and storing these marvelous plants, as well as their culinary virtues, cosmetic properties, medicinal merits, veterinary values, and household applications.
Along with thought-provoking bits of folk history and literary and spiritual references to herbs and nature, this directory includes step-by-step instructions on cooking with herbs and preparing herbal remedies, as well as gardening hints and seed-saving tips.
Provides a variety of recipes inspired by international flavors that can be prepared without such common food allergens as wheat, dairy, and soy, in a step-by-step reference that lists allergen substitutes while outlining basic cooking techniques.
Take a stroll around your neighborhood and you're likely to spot dandelions growing by a fence, or clover sprouting up between cracks in the sidewalk.... But did you know that colorful dandelion makes great fritters and clover can season a lucious soup?
Some people go gluten-free because it makes them feel better; others, like those with celiac disease and other intolerances, have no choice. This invaluable little book caters to their needs, with delicious recipes for dishes you'd never imagine could be gluten-free. Whatever your reason for making this dietary change, The Gluten-free Cookbook will tempt your taste buds with yummy fare such as Waffles with Maple Syrup, Pizza Pinwheels, Beef Lasagne, Crunchy Chicken Fingers, Pancetta and Cheese Muffins, and plenty of mouthwatering cakes, tarts, and puddings! Anyone suffering from allergy and digestive problems will find many yeast-free, dairy-free, egg-free, and nut-free recipes, too.
The simple guide to boosting your health with herb, plant and spice extracts, Nature's Health Supplements reveals the medical conditions that each supplement treats and the benefits it offers, such as stress busting or energy boosting. There are clear and concise guidelines on dosage and medical precautions to ensure you know how to use the supplements responsibly and effectively.
Do you enjoy eating garlic bread? Does oregano always find its way into your spaghetti sauce? Do you garnish potato salad with paprika? Then you are participating in the ancient tradition of using herbs to enhance the health benefits and digestibility of your food. With over 250 recipes for herbal oils, vinegars, pestos, dressings, salts, cordials, syrups, smoothies and more, The Herbal Kitchen provides the information necessary to prepare, store, and use herbs, and create a long term healthcare plan. The Herbal Kitchen will help you to recognize the extraordinary pharmacy that already exists in your own kitchenone that will boost immunity, heal sickness, enhance energy, and ensure overall health and vitality, all without the need for fancy equipment or specialty products.