Reviving Traditions in Modern Day Culture
“It is important to never break the chain of traditions, because once it is one generation removed, it becomes very difficult to bring it back.” - Magnus Nilsson
For thousands of years and still today, herbs have played an important role in the lives of people all over the world. From the mountains of China to North America, people have utilized plants for their aromatic and medicinal properties.
Making your own herbal remedies is a cost effective, enjoyable, and empowering way to take control of your health. By creating a healthy relationship with wild and/or cultivated plants outside your home, you can begin to understand their potent properties and become more confident along your health journey.
We want to educate and empower you to understand how to incorporate herbs into your daily lifestyle and culinary creations.
For us, the home, and the kitchen especially, is the core of our health care system. Over the years, we have become more empowered to use plants to treat a variety of ailments and to incorporate many plants into the food we eat. By learning to best utilize an array of plants, we have improved the flavor of our meals, created better relationships with the natural world, and improved our families health.
Just like our ancestors, we have implemented various means of creating herbal tonics, tinctures, and home remedies. This means having a variety of herbs and plant material on hand at all times, to better assist any injuries or ailments that come our way. What has started off as our healing journey, has now spread throughout our house and home. From skin care to house cleaners, we have replaced chemical laden products with pure ingredients from the plant kingdom.
Make the art of herbal crafting and medicine making fun for the whole family
Involving children in the process of what keeps us nourished and thriving from the kitchen — can be fun, educational, great for family bonding, sometimes a bit messy, but oh so enjoyable. Reviving old traditions to be passed down to future generations.
Plus, get the techniques that allow you to sneak medicine into delicious creations
Ever hear about a child who is a picky eater? We have too. By introducing a variety of ingredients and flavors early on, the less likely your children would grow up to be picky eaters. However, certain plant allies just taste funky or too strong for certain people. Incorporating herbal medicine into delicious desserts, smoothies, yummy teas, popsicles, and more — makes for a more pleasurable and palatable experience!
Create medicinal preparations that can help fight colds, flus, and seasonal illness
Learn about different herbal tea techniques and enjoy our favorite tea recipes
Chef Frank's Food Philosophy:
My passion for food stems from the desire to live a vigorous and harmonious lifestyle, one that is closely connected to nature. In order to be on top of my game, day in and day out, I choose to eat the foods and herbs that will allow my body to excel, as well as my family's, toward greatness. The foods we choose to eat will either encourage or hinder our bodies ability to adapt to the outside world.
With learning to cook wholesome meals, utilizing fresh, nutrient dense ingredients, and adding in herbal medicine, you can begin to shift your body and mind towards balance. Cooking from scratch is one of our greatest allies when we have the desire to eat, look, and feel good.
Without focusing on one particular diet, my culinary inspiration comes from a melange of dietary principles, utilizing them appropriately throughout the year. Starting with fresh, seasonal, and locally grown ingredients, I used traditional preparations to create a nutrient dense cuisine.
Learn How to Make Herbal Vinegar and Oil Infusions
Quality oils and vinegars are great for the body and so are a variety of herbs, roots, vegetables, and fruits. By properly learning how to infuse these ingredients, you can enhance the flavor and nutrients of these culinary staples.
Dive into the art of crafting medicinal & herbal honey wines with the seasons
Is Chef Frank's Home Apothecary Course for you?
This course is for you if you:
☞ Enjoy and want to create new Recipes in Your kitchen
☞ Want to set yourself and your family up for success
☞ Want to protect you and your family from seasonal ailments
☞ Have the need and desire for an Herbal First Aid Kit in your home
☞ Like herbs, plants, and all things botanical
☞ Travel and want to be able to stay healthy and thriving while doing so
☞ You have a garden and want something to do with the extra abundance
☞ Have been waiting for the "perfect" time to take a course because of your schedule and need a flexible format for learning
☞ Have the desire to create hand-crafted goodies to give as gifts
☞ Want a chemical-free and clean feeling home
☞ Want to upgrade your tea program
☞ Are ready to take the time to create a lifestyle conducive to health and well-being
☞ Want the confidence you need to create home herbal remedies
☞ Love using herbs and spices to flavor and spice up your food
Learn how to create culinary and topical oils that can be used on the body, in the home, and the kitchen
Clean your home with the assistance of herbs and avoid chemicals and skin irritants
Over the years we have become more sensitive to chemical cleaners that are commonly used in the home. Because of our sensitivities, we stick to natural, herb based products, many of which we make ourselves. As a general rule of thumb, if we can't eat it, we won't use it.
Having 2 dogs, 1 cat, 2 adults, and a child, messes can pile up really fast, and usually do on a daily basis. Because our skin absorbs what it comes into contact with, we use safe ingredients throughout the house. Herbs that are anti-bacterial can help to clean surfaces instead of disinfectants or sterilizers.
Discover new ways to improve the energy in your home
Module 1: In the Kitchen
Creating healthy foods and medicines in the kitchen is one of the most rewarding experiences to have. Learn techniques to getting highly nutritious herbs and spices into your food without the bitter and astringent qualities of some herbs. Receive enjoyable and delicious recipes that make it easy to get nutrition in your little ones.
» All About Teas
» Vinegar Extractions: Spicy, Herbal, and Fruity
» Adding herbs & spices into your meals
» Topical and Culinary Oils
» Digestive Herbs & Bitters
» Medicinal Broths
» Kid-friendly activity and recipes!
Module 2: In the Home
While many herbs easily incorporate into the foods we eat, they can also be infused, extracted, and dried for various creations. Setting up a home apothecary will provide you with an array of medicines to incorporate in numerous ways. In this module, we will focus on utilizing herbs to improve the health of your home and body.
» Alcohol herbal extractions
» Honey Wines & Honey Infusions
» Upgrading your home and kitchen cleaners
» Medicinal Mushrooms and more
» Creating your Herbal First Aid Kit - home and on-the-go
» Topical preparations and Healing Salves
» Kid-friendly activity and recipes!
How is this course facilitated?
We have an online virtual classroom where you can access videos, assignments, and course materials. You will also be able to connect with fellow students and Chef Frank in the classroom's virtual forum, as well as in the private Facebook group where discussions will be moderated throughout the day. In addition to the virtual class room, Frank hosts a once weekly one hour live video call. If you can't make the call, no worries, we record each one and deliver it to your inbox along with your weekly assignments!
All course material can be viewed (or downloaded) on your personal computer or device.
What's included in the course?
2 Weeks of Instructional Videos with Chef Frank & Camille
2 Full Modules with Videos, Lessons, Charts, and Daily Discussions in our Virtual Classroom
Weekly Homework Assignments
Daily Q&A with the Chef
Continued Email Support
Online Virtual Classroom for Entire Course
Private Facebook Group
All Live Video Q&A calls in Frank's Kitchen (weekly plus bonus wrap-up call)
LIFETIME ACCESS to the Virtual Classroom
About Chef Frank
Frank Giglio wears many hats. At age 15, he fell in love with the fascinating world of food. Eager and intrigued, he began apprenticing directly under some of the top chefs in the US, which instilled a deep understanding of the creative process in working with food. He became a classically trained chef at the New England Culinary Institute in Montpelier, VT, Years later would go on to graduate from The Institute for Integrative Nutrition in NYC, a program would change the course of Frank’s cooking and lifestyle.
While Giglio’s culinary offerings are based in classic technique and traditional foods preparation, he has also been immersed in using food as medicine. Wearing his chef’s hat, he focuses on sustainable cuisine, seeking the highest quality foods grown locally and harvested in season, supporting the crucial farm to table method of preparing food. He remains deeply connected to the earth in his daily life, merging herbalism and living food nutrition with wild food foraging. Frank creates innovative dishes that are wholesome, full of vitality and have a very small ecological footprint. He is blessed to share this passion with his clients and also with his wife and their young son.
Frank and his family live off-the-grid in midcoast Maine, where enjoys spending as much time as possible outdoors, which he believes directly influences his time in the kitchen. He competes in endurance events through the mountains, prowls the woods for wild edibles, seeks out and collects spring water, seamlessly blending his love of nature with his love for food and authentic nourishment.
Giglio's adventurous culinary offerings have been showcased throughout the health community as Frank is the featured chef for NY Times Best-Selling Dr. Alejandro Junger’s Clean Eats cookbook. Frank has catered weddings, special events, and weekend workshops across the country. Through his many ventures and projects, Frank Giglio is helping to bring the local and sustainable food movement to communities everywhere, making it extremely accessible and incredibly delicious!
Course Cost: $199 (installment plan available)
Payment Forms Accepted:
We're so confident that you are going to love every little piece of this Home Apothecary Course. If you are not 100% satisfied with your purchase of Three Lily Farm's Home Apothecary, please contact us for a full refund within 14 days of after completion of course. Refunds are only available with submission of all completed assignments and proof of participation in order to be eligible within 14 days.
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