Some of the most medicinally potent herbs and spices sit within arm's reach on your kitchen spice rack. The Healing Herbs Cookbook will undoubtedly pique your interest in herbs, both culinary and medicinal.

With mounting scientific evidence showing the medicinal value of herbs, herbal remedies are increasingly in the mainstream consciousness. Author Pat Crocker has filled this book with recipes designed to give you many ways to include wholesome, healthy food in your everyday meals. Home cooks will discover how fresh herbs not only fill the flavor gap but provide many healing and holistic benefits. They will learn to prepare invigorating, seasonal food that's indigenous to our environment.

Herbs are more than just medicinal plants; they also happen to be delicious! Here, you'll find 115 vegetarian recipes that range from soups and starters to desserts and beverages. All incorporate whole, natural ingredients with a wide variety of healing herbs. Easy, accessible, and full of appetizing tastes and textures, these sensational recipes include:

  • Three-Bean Enchiladas with Green Tomato and Apple Salsa
  • Fettuccine with Fiddleheads in Thyme Vinaigrette
  • Leek, Onion and Garlic Tart
  • Fall Vegetable Paella
  • Ginger-Echinacea Jam

But that's not all. In addition to the delicious recipes, The Healing Herbs Cookbook provides a wealth of useful information on preserving and cooking with herbs, as well as a comprehensive reference on more than 30 herbs and their medicinal properties. From elder and echinacea to garlic, licorice and thyme, discover how to recognize herbs, grow them, and learn their healing properties. Find out about their availability, uses in cooking and even folklore related to them!

With a list of herbal organizations, mail-order sources, glossary and an herb-specific recipe index, this is the ideal book for people who want to bring the benefits of healing herbs into the kitchen.

Category: Food

Pages: 192

Weight: 0.98

Item Number: 6761

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