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Danielle Charles-Davies

California 05674
I 'm a clinical herbalist and self-proclaimed kitchen witch living in the Green Mountains of Vermont with a passion for healing weeds, good foods and the beauty of the earth. My blog celebrates the magic of life by encouraging a life lived to the fullest - a life of vibrant health, joy, connection... Full Bio
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Elderflower Pots de Crème with Rhubarb Compote by Danielle Charles-Davies Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living by Danielle Charles As June dissolves away into the first humid and hot days of July, the elder flowers start to bloom. They are everyw ... Read on »
Strawberry days by Danielle Charles-Davies Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living by Danielle Charles If the first heady days of summertime had a flavor, they most certainly would taste of strawberry. Not just any str ... Read on »
Minty Pea Pesto by Danielle Charles-Davies Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living by Danielle Charles There are so many things to love about June. There are the long days of bright sunshine to spend laying in a ha ... Read on »
Smile because it happened by Danielle Charles-Davies Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living by Danielle Charles Just wanted to stop by for a minute and say hello – hello and thank you. I know I haven’t had a chance to respond p ... Read on »
Absence by Danielle Charles-Davies Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living by Danielle Charles To live in this world you must be able to do three things: to love what is mortal; to hold it against yo ... Read on »
A cake of citrus and teff by Danielle Charles-Davies Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living by Danielle Charles It feels so nice to sit down at the computer for a moment. To breathe. To sigh. To let things sink in just a little ... Read on »
Packing by Danielle Charles-Davies Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living by Danielle Charles Last night my Mom called me. You need to come home. It was the call I had been dreading, the call I had been hoping ... Read on »
Ah is this not happiness? #15 by Danielle Charles-Davies Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living by Danielle Charles Fields turned golden with dandelions. Dandelions glowing in the spring sunshine. Ah, is this not happiness? ... Read on »
Japanese style pickled burdock by Danielle Charles-Davies Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living by Danielle Charles In the past several years, I have become addicted to preserving things. I can’t seem to help myself. The thought of ... Read on »
Dappled light by Danielle Charles-Davies Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living by Danielle Charles After a week of rather raw and damp weather, we were blessed with two of the most per ... Read on »
We ate crumble by Danielle Charles-Davies Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living by Danielle Charles Sometimes I like to ponder what I would eat for my last meal on Earth. Where I would eat it. Who I would eat it with. ... Read on »
Ah is this not happiness? #14 by Danielle Charles-Davies Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living by Danielle Charles The year’s first harvest from the garden: Rhubarb in the basket. Dirt under my fingernails. Mud on my knees. ... Read on »
We took our basket to the woods by Danielle Charles-Davies Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living by Danielle Charles This post is part of the UK Herbarium Blog Party, hosted by Lucinda this month.  As today is Earth Day (happy Earth day!), ... Read on »
Thank you by Danielle Charles-Davies Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living by Danielle Charles This week has been rather extraordinary. The days were full of warmth and sunshine and gentle breezes that smelle ... Read on »
Strawberry and Vanilla Tea Cakes by Danielle Charles-Davies Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living by Danielle Charles I love to bake cakes. I have always loved to bake cakes.  Some things never change. As a girl, there was nothing ... Read on »
A year in the life of an apple tree by Danielle Charles-Davies Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living by Danielle Charles There are two apple trees in our backyard – gnarled and weathered as apple trees should be – standing alone with their fee ... Read on »
Warm salad for a chilly spring day by Danielle Charles-Davies Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living by Danielle Charles I can’t explain to you how this happened, but somehow, April and March have switched places. March, normally drizzly ... Read on »
Change by Danielle Charles-Davies Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living by Danielle Charles If there is one lesson that life continually tries to teach, it is that change is the only constant. Sometimes th ... Read on »
Hello by Danielle Charles-Davies Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living by Danielle Charles I’m not able to write you much today, but I wanted to say hello.  The past week has been a bit of a whirlwind for me, ... Read on »
Ah is this not happiness? #13 by Danielle Charles-Davies Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living by Danielle Charles The very first flowers of spring. Ah, is this not happiness? 3 bloggers like this post. ... Read on »