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Fennel Soup Recipe

Vegan Fennel Soup Recipe

This easy fennel soup recipe is a perfect way to liven up your palate with the crisp, fresh flavor of fennel. Served cold, it is a great dish for a summer picnic or to entice spring into your kitchen a bit early, but it can also be a lovely dish for those cold winter nights…

Principles of Hildegard Fasting

Hildegard’s Fasting Guidelines

Hildegard recommends fasting as a psychotherapeutic panacea for 29 of her 35 subconscious virtues. Her writing promotes fasting as a universal remedy to change consciousness and release healing powers for a new perspective on life.

spelt coffee

Spelt Coffee

First, we’ll look at different ways to roast spelt. After our spelt is roasted, we’ll look at some different ways to prepare a cup of spelt coffee.

spelt cake

Spelt Coffee Cake

This delicious variation of spelt coffee cake comes straight from Germany. It’s easy to make and includes a couple of healthy twists to traditional coffee cake that make it a bit healthier without compromising that familiar melt-in-your-mouth cinnamon flavor of coffee cake. Because we are using spelt flour, which is whole-grain, we get the benefit…

spelt cookies recipe

Spelt Cookies (Vegan)

Made with whole grain spelt flour and a vegetable-based butter alternative. These quick and easy cookies contain no egg or dairy and are great for those who may have sensitivity to gluten.

What is Galanga

What is Galangal? Your Guide to the Spice of Life

Galangal has been used as both a spice and as a medicine since the Middle Ages. We’ll discuss both lesser and greater galangal but our focus is on lesser galangal, which Hildegard included as one of her primary medicinal plants.

Soluble Fiber

Psyllium: Health Benefits of Soluble Fiber

“It makes the mood of depressed people happy, and helps bring the brain to good health.”

spelt salad kale

Spelt Salad

This recipe for traditional Hildegard spelt salad, or Dinkelkopfsalat is a delicious way to incorporate the meaty texture of spelt with many varieties of healthy greens.

a holistic approach

A Holistic Approach from Hildegard

Our purpose is simple: we intend to guide you through ancient wisdom, long forgotten ways of living, and modern practical applications to enrich the quality of your daily life. Our mission is to become a deep resource for physical and spiritual wellness, offering a holistic approach to wellness, which is worthy of our namesake. Unified under our Guiding Principles, this site provides practical, purposeful, actionable information and resources to our readership with honesty, integrity, and passion.

Hildegard principles

Guiding Principles

Technology has given us a great gift of virtual connectivity but we must not let the virtual supplant the real. We desire to connect with intent and purpose to improve lives as they are lived in the physical spaces we share.

Cleanse Fasting and health foods

Hildegard’s Guide to Fasting and Health

If you’re looking for a guide to fasting and health, your search will take you back to ancient times. How to increase energy and its renewing properties.

Milk Thistle Protects Liver

How Does Milk Thistle Work to Heal the Liver?

Milk thistle is one of the oldest medicinal plants. In pre-Christian times it was used to treat liver disease.