Yesterday conditions were finally perfect: lovely sunshine, no strong winds, a day off: perfect for nettle picking! Nettles are loaded with nutrients, more so than spinach, which they taste like somewhat. They contain far more fibre than spinach and are … Continue reading Nettle season is finally here!
Stinging nettles are very good for you, but they are a great herb to use in your diet if you are feeling sluggish, need some extra iron and vitamin C. According to dr. Christopher’s Herbal Legacy, ”Nettle leaf is among the most valuable herbal remedies. Because of its many nutrients, stinging nettle is traditionally used as a spring tonic. It is a slow-acting nutritive herb that gently cleanses the body of metabolic wastes.” When you go picking nettles, make sure to carry gloves, a pair of scissors and a bag to put them in. Stinging nettles, however much you love … Continue reading A spring dish that will give you zing without sting: nettle scrambled eggs ☺