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stinging nettle soup in white bowl with fresh nettle, coconut cream, olive oil, and nettle dukkah
Savory Eats

Creamy Stinging Nettle Soup (vegan & gluten-free)

Stinging nettle soup is by far one of the easiest ways to use this incredibly nutritious spring green. If you don’t throw your stinging nettles into a soup, pesto is another absolutely delicious way to go. They’re both dishes that you can throw practically anything in, especially green things in abundance. In making soup, you can quickly turn an overwhelming pile of garden goodness into something tasty and nourishing.

Pulling Dandelion - 3 edible backyard weeds you should be eating (chickweed, dandelion, & purple dead nettle) / foraging for beginners
Herbal Education

3 Common Edible Weeds You Can Find in Your Backyard – Spring Foraging for Beginners

Getting through the last weeks of winter is not for the faint of heart. Our bodies are longing for sun and warmth and anything but another potato or squash. Luckily, just as the weather starts to warm even the slightest bit, up come the wild spring greens. Early spring foraging can be a light at the end of the long wintery tunnel. Here’s 3 incredibly nutritious spring greens cleverly disguised as backyard weeds.