Leslie - Guest Writer

Leslie Lekos is the founder and director of Wildroot Botanicals herbal school and product line. She is known in her region for distilling hydrosols and is sought nationally to teach at conferences and for consultations. She runs the re-wilding project, a series of wild harvested and locally grown monthly herbal collections with the mission to provide nourishment directly from the land, promote mental wellness and nourishment. She has integrated herbal medicine into her doula work with pregnancy and birth clients and for children’s health. Her clinical practice specializes in women’s health and mental wellness. She believes herbal medicine is the people’s medicine and that we all have a right to access health care and know how to care for ourselves and our communities. To find out more visit wildrootbotanicals.com.

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How to Make Homemade Tortillas with Nettles

Whenever I am cooking, I am always thinking of ways to add more plants and nutrition. I like to challenge myself to have at least ten different plants represented in every meal. It’s a challenge I learned from Rosalee de la Foret. It is actually trickier than expected. However, in all of our lineages, somewhere we have ancestors who lived more directly with the land. These relatives consumed many more phytonutrients than what we are accustomed to—I am sure many more than ten per meal—so it can be done. Adding nettles to tortillas is a delicious new way to add one more plant to your meals.

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Leslie - Guest Writer

Leslie Lekos is the founder and director of Wildroot Botanicals herbal school and product line. She is known in her region for distilling hydrosols and is sought nationally to teach at conferences and for consultations. She runs the re-wilding project, a series of wild harvested and locally grown monthly herbal collections with the mission to provide nourishment directly from the land, promote mental wellness and nourishment. She has integrated herbal medicine into her doula work with pregnancy and birth clients and for children’s health. Her clinical practice specializes in women’s health and mental wellness. She believes herbal medicine is the people’s medicine and that we all have a right to access health care and know how to care for ourselves and our communities. To find out more visit wildrootbotanicals.com.

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How to Make Homemade Tortillas with Nettles

Learn how to make traditional Mexican tortillas with a nutritious twist!
WRITTEN BY Leslie - Guest Writer

January 17, 2022