Sage powder has all the same nutritional benefits of fresh or dried sage in a convenient concentrated form. It is perfect for adding to sauces and gravies, and can be incorporated into mashed potato, rice, pasta and scrambled eggs.
USES FOR Sage POWDER
- Sprinkle on roast potatoes
- Decorate meals for that gourmet look
- Add to salad for additional nutrition
- Add to smoothies
- Sprinkle on soup
- Add to your own Green powder mix
- Sprinkle into sauces
- Mix it with skin lotion to treat various skin conditions
- Add to pot pourri
- Add to kefir cheese
- Make your own organic deodorant powder
- Use as an antiseptic
MAKING THE POWDER
You will need the following equipment:
- A coffee grinder
- Small paintbrush
- Plastic funnel (see my tip at the end of this post)
- Glass storage bottle
Follow my directions for dehydrating sage if you have not yet prepared any dried leaves. The dehydrated sage should be crisp to the touch. First crush into flakes.
Add the sage flakes to the grinder bowl.
Grind the dried sage flakes to a fine powder.
Transfer the powder to an airtight container with a wide mouthed funnel. Use a soft paint brush to clear out all the powder residue from the grinder bowl and the funnel.
Store in a cool dark place.
Tip: Cut the top off an empty plastic water bottle, about three inches from the top. Invert this and it makes a perfect funnel for transferring dried powders into bottles. I find it works better than a normal funnel because the opening is wider and does not clog up.