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HHH Episode #27: Food Friday: Getting Wild with Dandelions and Why Nettles are So Good For You

HHH Episode #27:  Food Friday:  Getting Wild with Dandelions and Why Nettles are So Good For You

This Food Friday is all about wildcrafting- a fancy term for harvesting wild foods- right out of your yard.  Instead of looking at common "pest" plants like dandelions and nettles as bad, we like to use them as medicine.  Both of these plants have been used for centuries to heal common complaints such as joint pains, allergies, liver problems, and excess swelling.  They are full of nutrients and bioavailable phytochemicals that when eaten as food, improve overall health. 

HHH Episode #25: Food Friday: It's not just for Hippies....Get Sprouting!

HHH Episode #25:  Food Friday: It's not just for Hippies....Get Sprouting!

In this podcast, Dr. Hillary shares her story about how she came to love sprouting as a way to improve nutrition!  Sprouting isn't just for hippies, it can be for everyone, as long as you have the basic elements of growing food- seeds, water, sun, soil, and air. (and of course attention!) Even it you don't have sun all year round like in the Pacific Northwest, you can get a heating pad and grow light, and still grow fresh greens!  Sprouting is a year round event that can fun and protein packed greens to your diet.