ON June 18,2021

Summer Solstice Sun Tea Recipes

The clouds make way, the night lessens, and the sun shines brightly as ever. It is the summer solstice—the longest day of the year!  On this day, the sunbeams high in the sky, proudly providing warmth and light. A new season is ushered in, with the hope of a successful harvest to follow. The summer…

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Rose and Vanilla Honey Recipe | Herbal Academy | This simple rose and vanilla honey is a wonderful gift idea for someone you love and is sure to be a hit to the heart.
  ON June 07,2021

Rose and Vanilla Honey Recipe

Rose and vanilla honey is a wonderful gift idea for someone you love. Containing ingredients known for their association with romance and love, this simple honey is sure to be a hit to the heart.  Rose (Rosa spp.) is such a loving plant and is a wonderful addition to any love potions meant for others…

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  ON April 03,2020

Dandelion Greens: 3 Simple Recipes for Spring

As temperatures warm, snow melts, and blossoms emerge, spring cleaning seems to be on everyone’s mind. While some opt for a haircut or a closet purge during this transitional time of year, others may feel compelled to lighten up on more than one level.  According to Ayurveda, the spring season is ruled by kapha dosha…

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Cooking With Edible Mushrooms: A Beginner’s Guide | Herbal Academy | Learn a few tricks of the trade in regards to cooking with edible mushrooms, and get some sample recipes to make to see how good mushrooms can be!
  ON June 26,2019

Cooking With Edible Mushrooms: A Beginner’s Guide

When it comes to cooking with edible mushrooms, the options are exciting, creative, and vast. Even for the novice chef who is just dipping their toe into the world of edible mushrooms, culinary options span far beyond the common button mushroom. Curious looking fungi such as morel (Morchella esculentoides), enoki (Flammulina velutipes), porcini (Boletus edulis),…

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A Warming Turmeric Cauliflower Soup For Chilly Winter Days | Herbal Academy | There is nothing better than a warm bowl of soup on a chilly winter’s day. Give our Turmeric Cauliflower Soup a try and stay warm!
  ON December 27,2018

A Warming Turmeric Cauliflower Soup For Chilly Winter Days

Winter is here, and if you’re anything like me, you’re probably craving soup! There is nothing better on a chilly evening, wrapped in a blanket with loved ones, than sipping from a bowl of warm, soothing soup. Turmeric (Curcuma longa) and cauliflower are gaining popularity in many healthy recipes as they have a plethora of…

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4 Fall Herbal Tea Recipes To Cozy Up With | Herbal Academy | In this article, we're sharing four flavorful fall herbal tea recipes to cozy up with during the cooler months of the year.
  ON October 25,2018

4 Fall Herbal Tea Recipes To Cozy Up With

It’s easy for herbalists to rejoice with the turning of fall since cooler weather invites warm tea back into our daily routine. Whether you love to cozy up with a good book and a warm mug of tea, prepare an entire nourishing quart of tea to sip throughout the day, or enjoy a simple cup…

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Sunbutter Cookies: A Tasty Treat | Herbal Academy | Are you looking for a simple and healthy winter treat? We have just the recipe for you! Try these tasty Sunbutter Cookies today!
  ON January 02,2018

Sunbutter Cookies: A Tasty Treat

Full disclosure. This cookie recipe was born out of my own laziness. While living in San Francisco, I was lounging on my couch one foggy afternoon, dreaming of fresh baked cookies. The only problem was that I was feeling too cheap and lackadaisical to go to any great lengths to procure baked goods that required…

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DIY Herbal Pet Shampoo and Rinse for Healthy Skin & Fur | Herbal Academy | To help keep your furry friends clean and healthy, here's a simple herbal pet shampoo and rinse to help maintain a healthy coat!
  ON April 07,2017

DIY Herbal Pet Shampoo and Rinse for Healthy Skin & Fur

As the ground begins to thaw, we will be spending more time outdoors with our pets enjoying the warmth of early spring.  And, just like us, our pets will be transitioning from the dryness of winter to the freshness of spring. Since different seasons have different effects on skin, pet owners should be aware of…

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What Exactly Are “Parts” in Herbal Recipes? | Herbal Academy | Using parts in herbal recipes as a measurement really is a simple way to enjoy herbs, allowing for flexibility and ease in herbal crafting!
  ON April 05,2017

What Exactly Are “Parts” in Herbal Recipes?

In the sleepy morning hours, I often find myself brewing a warm pot of tea to accompany me through the day. Spoonfuls of beautiful dried herbs, fragrant and colorful, say their hellos to me as I measure them into the pot. Easily measured out with my trusty spoon, it only takes a moment or two…

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