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

Dandelion Root- Quite Amazing

Dandelion Root- Quite Amazing

Fresh nettle buds...cook before eating!!! 

Fresh nettle buds...cook before eating!!! 

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. 

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