As a professional Home Economist (BAA, Ryerson U., Toronto) and Culinary Herbalist, Pat’s passion for healthy food is fused with her knowledge and love of herbs. She has honed her herb practice over more than four decades of growing, studying, photographing, experimenting with, and writing about what she calls, the helping plants. In fact, Crocker marries the medicinal benefits of herbs in every original recipe she develops. Pat has written 22 herb/healthy cookbooks, including The Healing Herbs Cookbook, The Juicing Bible, and most recently, The Herbalist’s Kitchen (Sterling, 2018) and Healing Cannabis Edibles. Watch for her next book, Cooking and Healing with Cannabis to be launched in 2020.