Bump Squad mamas Erica and Mikki settle down for a smoothie.
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Ever wonder what was in your foremother’s first aid kit? We imagine her with a full array of roots and berries, herbs and oils tucked into her trusty animal-skin pouch. What did she keep around for cave boo-boos: the odd singe from the cooking fire, skinned knees from outrunning woolly beasts, or a massive splinter while on the family’s daily 12 mile walk?
My new/old favorite nearly instantly gratifying food trick is making sprouts. I say old, because back in the day when we were wearing tie dye and bellbottoms for the first time and before we realized the nutritional value of sprouts, I used to make sprouts all the time.
What better way to say I Love You than with a fresh stinging nettle soup, right? I thought so too. My husband had a cold and was a touch off his game, so this past Valentine’s day I decided to harvest the first crop of spring nettles, spinach and kale and make him a steaming bowl of Cream Of Green Soup.