DIRECTIONS on How to Dry Mint Leaves for Tea! These DIY instructions shows how easy it is to dry your mint plant so you can make your own homemade mint tea. I store this dried mint tea for months so I can enjoy the health benefits year round!
Mint is an Ancient Healing Food enjoyed for its wonderful aroma, its great taste, and its healing power. Add to meals or drink as a tea to aid in digestion, cleanse breath, improve mood and to aid in sleep among many other medicinal benefits.
Most gardeners have a bittersweet relationship with mint, this creeping, prolific, and rather "invasive" herb. If you have mint growing in your garden, you're either asking yourself how to contain it, what to actually do with it, or whether you just want to tear it out. Everyone with a mint patch has, at some point, been knee-deep with mint. And you can only make so many mojitos. The fresh, bright flavor of mint can be used for everything from cocktails and salads to sauces and desserts…
Our perennial garden has at least 3 herb plants, and I really should a) positively identify them, and b) start using them! I know for sure we have chives. But I think we also have sage (or tarragon), possibly thyme, probably rosemary and maybe even some mint.
11 things to do with Fresh Mint: 1. mint whipped cream, 2.Add mint to pesto 3.make veg spring rolls with Peanut sauce 4. mint frosting 5.Mint foot scrub 6. Tabbouleh salad 7. Mojito 8. make Mint Jelly 9.Fresh Mint Chocolate Truffles 10.Mint Iced tea 11.Brew some homemade Creme de Minthe or Grasshopper Pie..yum