Herbal Pantry: On Being Nettled

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Nettle will never be the new kale unless we negotiate its sting. We delve deep into the why of nettle sting, how it feels, then diffuse it by turning fresh to dried.

Recipe:

Nette-infused hot cocoa 🍃☕️

For one cup:

1 Tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder (non-alkalinized, organic)

1 Tablespoon honey (raw, local)

8 ounces nettle tea (2 tsp to 8 ounce water)

1 ounce whole coconut milk

Prepare nettle tea. Combine with all other ingredients in saucepan and heat over low heat, whisking together until warm. Do not overheat.

For one quart:

1/3 cup cocoa

1/3 cup honey

32 ounces nettle tea (2 1/2 tablespoons to 32 ounces water)

1/2 cup whole coconut milk

Mentions:

Phyllis D. Light, Appalachian Center for Natural Health

Bundling Herbs for Drying

Review of Food Dehydrator

Deepest gratitude to Andrea Klunder, my podcast boss. Find her at thecreativeimposter.com.

Original music by Dylan Rice

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Dina Ranade is a Registered Herbalist with the American Herbalist Guild and a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist. She is also a mom of three - two daughters in college and a 17 year old son finishing up high school. Dina loves cooking for her family despite the challenges that this creates. She passionately loves exploring culinary herbalism and has been working on stocking her home kitchen apothecary or medicine cabinet.

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