Foraging tips and recipes. Why limit yourself to the plants you grow on purpose in your garden, when there are dozens of wild plants that aren’t just edible, but delicious?
Foraging should be an essential part of any homesteader’s and prepper’s plan to grow his or her own groceries. Learning how to identify, find, harvest, and prepare wild edibles will vastly increase the family’s healthy […]
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People say pawpaws taste like a mix between banana custard and mangoes. I can’t wait to try them!
You won’t believe how many edible flowers can be made into a delicious flower jelly. You just might have some of these growing in your yard right now!
Did you know there’s food right under your feet? You’ll never go hungry when you know how to find it! Dandelions are an easy wild food for beginner foragers. Here’s a yummy recipe to get you started with wild edibles.
I was so excited when I finally learned what the umbrella-like leaves that are popping up all over the forest floor are. Especially that they have edible fruits!!
Dandelions are a great introduction to wild foraging if you’re new to eating “weeds”. Dandelion greens are easy to identify and tasty to eat… if you pick them at just the right time!
Learn how to use this super food as a nutritional and delicious replacement for cornstarch!
Learn to spot the difference between a wild edible and a dangerously poisonous weed. Then try these recipes for wild carrots and Queen Anne’s Lace Jelly!
Red clover lemonade is a tasty way to enjoy the blossoms of this wild weed.
A delicious way to use purslane, a nutritious, edible weed you might have growing in your garden!
This “weed” is super nutritious, and is packed with Omega-3 fatty acids and tons of essential vitamins. Not only that, but it tastes great, too!! Here’s what I’ve discovered about purslane, and why I won’t be pulling it out of my garden beds anymore!
I’ve always heard that wild strawberries were poisonous, so I’ve been telling my kids not to eat the ones we have growing in our yard. But then I read somewhere that they were actually delicious and safe… so which is it? Here’s what I’ve learned…
I love this stuff!! It’s pretty awesome to go pick wild flowers in our backyard and make a delicious jelly from them. Even the kids had fun gathering the sweet honeysuckles!