It's easy like Sunday Mornin' over here.. and what better way to revel in the sweetness than some good garden & herbal recipes?
I've been busy working away on the garden(s), writing an ebook which will be published this coming July, and so many other odds n' ends that enable a smoothly running business! With so many elements and projects at play, it's easy to get wrapped up in the dizzying creation process and the fast building momentum.
So, I decided to take a very slow morning, involving sitting in the garden, meditation practice, and diving into the many books surrounding my bed and work studio. I hurt my hand pretty bad last night, so I crafted an anti-inflammatory and pain reducing tea to accompany the spring garden toast -- an all around yummy breakfast! DANG did my hand hurt bad last night, and of course a mindless and silly way of injuring myself... my first remedy was the darkest of dark chocolate & espresso ice cream. I think the placebo effect was at play for the first five minutes, and then pain radiated back into my hand. After having the satisfaction of having some ice cream in my system, I busted out my herbal first aid kit, added some ice, harvested herbs for the anti-inflammatory & pain relief tea and sure enough, I feel good as new this morning!
Pain Relief Tea:
- Chamomile flowers
- Ginger root
- Lemon Balm
Spring Garden Toast Ingredients:
- Unrefined Coconut oil
- Borage Flowers
- Chamomile Flowers
- Local Honey
Easy peasy - simply slather on the ingredients starting with the coconut oil, and finish with a healthy drizzle of local honey. If you're a honey bear like me, you might put a little extra...
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