The Healing Herbs Cookbook


Recipes that reflect the vibrant taste that only fresh culinary herbs can give. Some of the most medicinally potent herbs and spices sit within arm’s reach — on your kitchen spice rack. This book will undoubtedly pique your interest in herbs, both culinary and medicinal. There’s growing scientific evidence for the medicinal value of herbs and this, in turn, is putting herbal remedies into mainstream consciousness. You will discover how fresh herbs not only fill the flavor gap but also provide many healing and holistic benefits.

You’ll learn to prepare food that provides vitality, is seasonal and is indigenous to your environment. Herbs are more than just medicinal plants — they also happen to be delicious! Here you’ll find 115 everyday vegetarian recipes — ranging from soups and starters to desserts and beverages. All incorporate whole, natural ingredients with a wide variety of healing herbs. The recipes are easy, accessible and full of appetizing tastes and textures.

Sensational recipes includeThree-Bean Enchiladas with Green Tomato and Apple Salsa, Fettucine with Fiddleheads in Thyme Vinaigrette, Leek, Onion and Garlic Tart, Fall Vegetable Paella, and Ginger-Echinacea Jam. But that’s not all. In addition to the delicious recipes, The Healing Herbs Cookbook provides a wealth of useful information on preserving and cooking with herbs, as well as a comprehensive reference of over 30 herbs and their medicinal properties.

From elder and echinacea, to garlic, licorice and thyme, discover how to recognize and grow these herbs, and understand their healing properties, availability, uses in cooking and even folklore. With a list of herbal organizations, mail-order sources, a glossary and a herb-specific recipe index, this is the ideal book for people who want to bring the benefits of healing herbs into the kitchen.


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ISBN-10: 0778800040
ISBN-EAN: 9780778800040
Price (USD): $19.95
Price (CAD): $19.95
Format: Trade Paperback
Number of Pages: 192
Published Date: 3/1/1999