Brittany’s new cookbook, Recipes from the Herbalist’s Kitchen reveals how the kitchen can be a place of true awakening for the senses and spirit, as well as deep nourishment for the body. On today’s show, Ellen Kamhi PhD. RN and Brittany Wood Nickerson discuss the fascinating insights into the healing properties of many herbs we use in our everyday food.
Who is Brittany Wood Nickerson?
She is a practicing herbalist, author, health educator, and cook. Brittany combines knowledge of nutrition and a passion for using food as medicine with her training in Western, Ayurvedic and Chinese herbal medicine. Her treatment and support/coaching approach emphasize personal empowerment, preventative health care, and whole body wellness.
Brittany is the founder and primary instructor of Thyme Herbal, where she teaches the three-year Herbal Apprenticeship Program, as well as courses in herbal cooking and homesteading. She teaches at the University of Massachusetts and is the organizer of the Northampton/Amherst Herbal Meet-up group. Brittany is a passionate teacher and an inspirational speaker, presenting at conferences and for programs throughout the country.
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