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Happy 4'th of July

Tamara Huron

Happy Independence Day!

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Last Minute Christmas Gift

Cate MacKrell

Order your Organic Herb of the Month tonight or Christmas morning and we will send a personalized e-mail along with photos of the herb of the month.

Friends and family will love this natural organic Christmas gift.  One month, 3 month or 6 months available!  Beautiful recipe cards included for each featured herb.

No stress - we'll take care of you!

Merry Christmas,

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Tamara & Organic Herbal Cooking, Inc.

Carrot & Kale Soup

Cate MacKrell

There is a hint of crispness in the air and on the ground with the fallen leaves. What better time to make a healthy soup to savor. This soup is full of vegetables and Thyme that supply vitamins and anti-oxidants.

The ingredients showcase Fall's colors with carrots, kale, onions and parsnips. Add a dollop of Greek yogurt to add richness. For a heartier bowl of soup, add some small cooked pasta.

Visit with questions or herb ideas.

Be healthy & enjoy,


Pumpkin Lasagna

Cate MacKrell

This delicious and easy to make dish is so comforting. Pumpkin Lasagna has become a Fall favorite. It holds well and can be made ahead and reheated. The pumpkin and cheeses blend beautifully. This is rare that I post an entire recipe on my blog, but I love Halloween and Fall.




1 Tbsp olive oil

1 (8 oz.) white mushrooms, sliced

1 medium onion, chopped

2 can (15 oz.) solid pack pumpkin

1 cup half and half

2 Tbsp fresh organic Sage leaves, chopped

Pinch of salt pepper   No cook lasagna noodles

1 cup reduced fat ricotta cheese

1 cup shredded low fat mozzarella cheese

1 ½ cup shredded parmesan cheese


Preheat oven to 375°. In a medium sauté pan heat olive oil over medium heat. Add mushrooms and onions. Cook 4 minutes until tender. Set aside. In a large bowl combine pumpkin, half and half, Sage, salt and pepper. Spray baking dish with cooking spray. Spread 1 cup pumpkin sauce in the bottom. Top with 1 layer lasagna noodles, overlapping slightly. Spread 1 cup pumpkin sauce over the noodles. Add ½ mushroom mixture over sauce. Top with ½ cup ricotta (placing small dollops over sauce). Sprinkle with ½ cup mozzarella and ½ parmesan. Repeat layers. Top with noodles and sauce. Cover with foil and bake for 45 minutes. Uncover, sprinkle with ½ parmesan. Bake for 15-20 minutes. Let stand for 15 minutes before cutting.

Lemongrass Crab Legs

Cate MacKrell

The herb of the month for September is Lemongrass. Lemongrass can be grown in the Southern part of the country. Living in the South, I am fortunate to have beautiful Lemongrass.

Lemongrass is valued for both culinary and medicinal benefits. Lemongrass contains beta carotene, an antioxidant which has been found to be useful in healthy cell and tissue growth in the body.

Lemongrass gives you the tempting aroma of lemon without the acidity. It tastes like a delicious subtle lemon.

Today I saw crab legs on sale and decided to make new dish. Adding garlic, ginger and Lemongrass to a large pot to steam the crab legs, the aroma was a wow.

These crab legs were so good, you do not need dipping butter. Give your crab legs a new twist with Lemongrass.

Be healthy & enjoy,



Oregano Angel Food Tiramisu

Cate MacKrell

While Summer lingers and the heat makes us look for cool and refreshing things to eat, I decided to make a light tiramisu made with angel food cake instead of lady fingers. I also used Neufchatel cheese for some of the filling which is lighter than mascarpone. This cut down on the prep time and had it in the refrigerator chilling in a hurry.

Adding fresh Oregano to the filling gave it a touch of savoriness! Oregano is one of the culinary herbs rich in antioxidants, substances that protect your cells from damage. It also slows cell deterioration, thus slowing the process of aging. So why not have a slice of light and delicious Angel Food Tiramisu.

Don't forget the Organic Herb of the Month Club for your upcoming unique gift ideas.

Be well & enjoy,


Healthy Father's Day Gift

Cate MacKrell

There's still time to order your Father the healthiest natural and organic gift. Send him the Herb of the Month. Each month he will receive an organic fresh herb along with recipes featuring the herb.

Show your Dad you care and give him a gift that will do him good!

Be healthy & enjoy,


Herb of the Month

Cate MacKrell

As we approach Memorial Day, take a moment to remember the history of the day. Memorial Day is a day to remember the men & women who died while serving our country. Formerly known as Decoration Day, it originated after the American Civil War to commemorate the Union & Confederate soldiers who died in the Civil War.

I was proud of the herbs that I shipped this week. Beautiful Oregano and Thyme plants that will patriotically welcome the recipients.

Herb of the Month is a natural healthy gift. 1 month, 3 month & 6 month available. The perfect gift for Father's Day and Birthday's.

This gift is welcomed by family, friends and folks who enjoy healthy delicious cooking.

Healthy Valentine

Cate MacKrell

Give the Healthy Gift of Cooking with Organic Herbs! There is still time to send this Natural Gift to your Valentine.

Wouldn't you rather say "Healthy Valentine"! Place your order by Tueday for Valentine's delivery.

Visit Herb of the Month Club.

Be healthy & enjoy,