Healthy Quick & Easy #Herbal Recipes


Backyard herbal #1 Plantain

By Stormy Stewart
I have started a weekly series on my facebook page and blog http://returningtotheoldways.blogspot.com/ It will be on weeds....

Choose Your Basil Dressing

By Teresa Horn
This is a recipe I mixed up one summer day and enjoyed it very much. It...

Cleansing herbs for your Body

By Stormy Stewart
Did you know everything to cleanse your body of toxins is as close as you kitchen...

Cleopatra's Anti wrinkle lotion

By Stormy Stewart
Cleopatra Beauty of the Nile was a clever woman. She was an accomplished botanical chemist Cleopatra...

Compress for Bleeding

By Stormy Stewart
Yarrow is a very valuable medicinal herb, alternative medicine as an antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, carminative,...

Fire Cider for colds and flu

By Stormy Stewart
This is a healthy herbal formula that takes 4 weeks. the video is on here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JU8U0bDmXks

Herbal Cough Syrup from your spice cabnet

By Stormy Stewart
Most herbal cabnets have everything you need to make you well. Here is a cough medicine...

herbal medicine chest for your pet

By Stormy Stewart
How to give herbs to pets Fresh and dried herbs: Dried bulk herbs, or fresh herbs can...

Herbed Tomato Dip

By Teresa Horn
This recipe I mixed up one summer day while in the kitchen wanting something to snack...

How to Dry Herbs in the Refrigerator

By Tere G.
This is a super-easy way to dry fresh herbs. In my opinion, it preserves the color...

Kitchen cabnet and counter cleaner

By Stormy Stewart
Lately I have had a urge for oranges, something I am usually not interested in. So...

Lavender Rub for Asthma

By Stormy Stewart
Lavender Rub for Asthma Just rub on the chest area as needed, but most especially before bed....

lime coconut lip balm

By Stormy Stewart
You put the lime in the coconut but don't drink it a;ll down instead wear it...

Make your own Aloe Vera Gel

By Stormy Stewart
Here is a stable way to make and keep fresh aloe vera gel for lotions and...

Mint Julep Tea

By Teresa Horn
This is a recipe I mixed up one summer day and enjoyed it very much. It...

Peppermint Foot Salve (for him)

By Stormy Stewart
Beeswax applied to the skin helps to prevent skin dehydration and in foot balms, it prevents...

Peppermint Rosemary Atheletes foot spray

By Stormy Stewart
Here is a recipe for a terrific foot spray that not only soothes and refreshes your...

Plant yourself some RED CLOVER

By Stormy Stewart
Clovers and especially the red ones have bioactive components: calcium, lecithin, chromium, magnesium, potassium, silicium, vitamins...

Rose water toner

By Stormy Stewart
This is a great treat for the skin. The gentle astringent qualities of rose water have...

Simple Healing Herbal salve & dehydrate plantain

By Stormy Stewart
This nice smelling salve soothes and protects cuts and scrapes. It is so gentle you can even...

Sore throat gargle

By Stormy Stewart
At first sign of a sore throat use this gargle. Read #2 several times. "DO NOT SWALLOW".

Sweet Birch (Betula nigra) tea

By Stormy Stewart
Uses The leaf tea is reported to eliminate gravel and dissolve kidney stones when taken daily for...

Tooth Ache Remedy

By Stormy Stewart
Ever have a tooth start to get infected and the dentist can't see you for days....

Uses for Ylang Ylang Oil

By Stormy Stewart
Use to calm breathing, for high blood pressure, stimulate circulatory system, and to treat impotence (frigidity).
Five Substitutes for Heavy Cream

Five Substitutes for Heavy Cream


Have you ever been in the middle of a recipe and realize you need heavy cream, but you don’t have any handy? Instead of running to the store for one item, we’re sharing five substitutes for heavy cream. Made with ingredients you probably have in your fridge or pantry, these substitutes are great when in […]

26 Treasured Old-School Recipes

26 Treasured Old-School Recipes


What’s old is new again! While experimenting in the kitchen is fun, there is something about old-school, tried and true recipes that have our heart. Old-fashioned recipes have the ability to transport our taste buds to simpler times. From pound cake to banana pudding, biscuits to clam chowder, they’re made with simple ingredients and always […]

10 Panini Ideas to up Your Sandwich Game

10 Panini Ideas to up Your Sandwich Game


How do you take a sandwich to the next level? Turn it into a panini! Originating in Italy, paninis were traditionally made by placing the filling onto two pieces of Italian bread and pressing the bread between a grill. Nowadays, though, the process of pressing the sandwich remains the same, but different types of bread are […]