Eating Vegan For Beginners I'm a vegan newbie, so I thought I'd share my journey and give my tips on eating vegan for beginners. I'm not a dietitian. I'm a registered nurse. You will not find regulated meal plans from me, but I will share resources for good information. The … [Read more...] about Eating Vegan for Beginners
I've tried several, but with my own tweaking, I've come up with what I feel is the best dried elderberry syrup recipe. If you have fresh elderberries, I'll share how to use those too. I don't have an elderberry bush nearby, so I rely on dried elderberries. You can find dried … [Read more...] about Best Dried Elderberry Syrup Recipe
I thought long and hard about this name, Apothecary Nurse™. I've studied about herbal remedies for over 30 years. It's only been within the past 12 years I've really studied aromatherapy. Years ago an apothecary was a place where medicines were compounded from plant … [Read more...] about Why I Call Myself Apothecary Nurse
Have you ever thought about how to make tea with fresh leaves? It's SUPER easy. In the summer of 2016, I went to Europe for 2 weeks to study aromatic palliative care as a nurse. My tea in a restaurant I visited was served using fresh mint leaves. Using fresh leaves to create a … [Read more...] about How to Make Tea with Fresh Leaves
I took the cover picture at an organic herb farm in Belgium, in July of 2016. Have you ever wondered how easy it is to make lavender oil at home? I'm talking about lavender infused oil, not essential oil. I love to make infused oils from plant material. I used to infuse … [Read more...] about Make Lavender Oil At Home: It’s Easy To Do!