Believe it or not, the already sweet anise or licorice-like flavor of fennel makes it a common ingredient in desserts. These easy DIY recipes for both candied fennel bulb and candied fennel seeds will give you a whole new perspective on the oftentimes perplexing vegetable that is fennel.
Cooking with Herbs:
Plant-Based Dessert Recipes for Your Health-Conscious Sweet Tooth!
Got a sweet tooth but a love/hate relationship with sugar? Me too. Luckily, we can have our sweets & eat them too!
Here you’ll find plant-based dessert recipes that are vegan (with the exception of honey) & mostly gluten-free.
Most are made with unprocessed or minimally processed sweeteners like maple syrup & raw honey, however, there’s the occasional recipe made with organic cane sugar.
And here’s the best part: these recipes all incorporate culinary & medicinal herbs for added health benefits.
For example, did you know that one of the health benefits of chamomile is that it can help to slow down the digestion of sugar & may help to prevent that oh-so-awful sugar crash?!
I stopped drinking milk when I was a wee one. I was either ten or two. Like I’ve said before, memory is never to be trusted completely. I couldn’t tell you why, but from there I cultivated an unexplained aversion […]
A friend once shared with me a story about an old boss they’d had as a landscaper. My friend would spend weeks working on these massive landscaping projects. The weeks of hard physical labor, the mental stresses of having to […]
When the stinging nettle starts to pop up, it’s a sure sign of spring! Let’s celebrate the return of warmer weather with this stinging nettle cake. As an incredible vitamin- and mineral-rich wild green widely used in herbal medicine, nettle […]