Grandma’s Cucumber Dill Pickle Recipe

This is one of the most popular articles I’ve posted on the Herbs and Oils Hub website. It’s  a recipe by Danielle (Poor and Gluten Free) for her Grandmother’s cucumber dill pickles.  It’s a brine recipe with garlic, dill and some other ingredients.  Nice, simple directions. Click on the Grandma’s Cucumber Dill Pickle Recipe link below […]

The Best Homemade Ginger Ale Recipe

This is Averie’s  very simple recipe for homemade ginger ale.  It’s healthy, homemade, and tastes great! She first explains how to make a ginger simple syrup.  Then she explains how to add carbonation to the ginger ale.  Ginger ale is a great mixer.  It’s also great if you have an upset stomach. Click on the The […]

21 Different Uses for Fresh Basil

Homemade for Elle offers 21 different uses for fresh basil.  They are primarily different food and drink recipes.  I love basil so I was happy to see this post. Here are five of the recipes: Make a Basil Mojito Strawberry Basil Green Tea Popsicles Cantaloupe-Basil Granita Basil Ice Cream Basil and Red Pepper Spread (Excellent!) Click […]

Make Your Own Moroccan Mint Tea

Mint tea is always refreshing in the summer.  But Moroccan Mint Tea is even better.  This recipe by Nancy of  Livin’ In the Green couldn’t be more timely. The recipe uses two different types of tea and is easy to make.  One of the teas is strong and has a sort of smokey honey and […]

How to Make Simple Homemade Syrups

If you like homemade syrup recipes, you’ll find a lot of variety in this post at Healing From Home Remedies.  The sweet syrups can be used on pancakes, waffles, cakes, and ice cream.  You can also experiment with adding the flavored syrups to coffee or tea. In this post you’ll find recipes for: A Simple […]

How to Make Homemade Lavender Wine

After sharing this post about how to make  your own homemade, country wines, I got quite a few emails about Lavender Wine.  So I did some digging. I found this recipe for homemade lavender wine by  Jack of the Winemaking Home Page.  Although it is not a quick recipe, I wanted to share it.  If […]

How to Make Herb Infused Oils

This is a jam-packed article on the different methods to make herb infused oils. Very well-written.  It was written and posted by the Herbal Academy of New England. Herb infused oils can be used in cooking or in bath or skin products. For example, Rosemary has both culinary and medicinal uses.  Calendula, plantain, chickweed, chamomile, […]

How to Make Your Own Healthy, Tasty , Detox Drink

This is a terrific drink if you’re looking for a healthy but tasty alternative to sugary sodas.  It also helps to flush toxins out of your body. This recipe by Claire of Everyday Roots uses watermelon, lemon and other ingredients.  After mixing the drink, you let it steep overnight so that all of the wonderful […]

How to Make Homemade Almond Nut Butter

Almond butter is one of my favorite spreads.  It tastes great and has a lot of health benefits.  Thanks to monosaturated fats that lower cholesterol, it’s also good for the heart.  By reducing cholesterol it also helps to lower blood pressure.  Almond butter controls blood sugar by reducing the yo-yo effect in blood sugar and […]

Strawberries Stuffed with Honey-Lavender Cream Cheese (Recipe)

Anyone who has read this blog for a while knows I like recipes that include lavender. This is a honey lavender cream cheese recipe by Jerry James Stone .  He uses it to stuff fresh strawberries. The recipe includes step-by-step instructions and photos. If you click the Watch the Video button, you’ll see a video […]