The Healing Kitchen: Cooking with Nourishing Herbs for Health, Wellness, and Vitality

The Healing Kitchen: Cooking with Nourishing Herbs for Health, Wellness, and Vitality

by Holly Bellebuono
The Healing Kitchen: Cooking with Nourishing Herbs for Health, Wellness, and Vitality

The Healing Kitchen: Cooking with Nourishing Herbs for Health, Wellness, and Vitality

by Holly Bellebuono

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Overview

Discover radiant health and promote longevity through the use of healing herbs—over 140 tasty recipes to boost the nutritional benefits of everyday foods.
 
Nourishing plants can have a profound effect on our health when incorporated into the foods we eat. By bringing herbs such as dandelion, purslane, sumac, and calendula into the kitchen—rather than limiting them to medicines or remedies—we can enjoy their flavors and reap their benefits. From Nettle Chai to Lavender Yogurt, Wild Greens Miso Paste, Lamb’s-Quarter Cavatelli, and Rose Petal Rice Pudding, the recipes here were created to please the palate and with long-term health in mind. Explore these everyday recipes to calm stress and anxiety, ease digestion, correct imbalances, build immunity, and promote overall wellness and longevity.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781611802788
Publisher: Shambhala
Publication date: 08/09/2016
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 876,083
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Holly Bellebuono is an award-winning herbalist, the founder of Vineyard Herbs Teas & Apothecary, and the author of The Essential Herbal for Natural Health. She lives on Martha’s Vineyard with her husband and two children.

Table of Contents

Foreword Rosalee de la Farêt ix

Introduction 1

The Healing Herbs Pantry 6

Start Where You Are 10

Part 1 Healthy Additions

1 Gomasi05, Herb-infused Finishing Salts, and Spice Blends 15

2 Vinegars, Oils, and Pestos 25

3 Herbal Butters 47

4 Honeys, Electuaries, Syrups, and Elixirs 52

Part 2 Nourishing Drinks

5 Herbal Teas, Infusions, and Decoctions 81

6 Chais and Mulling Blends 101

7 Smoothies and Delicious Drinks 111

8 Hot Herbal Milks 133

Part 3 Healing Foods

9 Nourishing Breakfasts 149

10 Snacks 165

11 Salads 179

12 Broths and Soups 191

13 Main Dishes 205

14 Sweet Treats 218

Acknowledgments 229

References and Suggested Reading 230

Resources 232

Recipe Index by Benefits 234

Index 236

About the Contributors 242

About the Author 246

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