Laurel Woodward (Pacific Northwest) is the author of :

Kitchen Witchery (Llewellyn 2021) Unlocking the Magick in Everyday Ingredients.

Backyard Garden Witchery (Llewellyn 2022) creating magickal space outside your door.

Wellness Witchery (Llewellyn 2023) a magical approach to nourishing the body, mind and spirit.


"Wellness Witchery is an essential compendium of medicinal recipes, and an invaluable guide for those seeking to harness the power of plant healing and infuse their lives with magic."

―Lisanna Wallance, herbalist, chef, author of The Natural Witch's Cookbook

"This book is a joy to read, with potions, teas, baths, and tonics to soothe, invigorate, and heal you inside and out. By learning to work with plant allies and using formulas and specific exercises to improve specific mood disorders, you can discover how to reach your highest potential and gain clarity for living your best life. Well researched, this book has a cornucopia of potions that can be used in a variety of ways, each one a tonic for individual trouble. Laurel uses practical advice, step-by-step exercises, and guided meditations to help her readers manifest their goals and create a life of joy, abundance, and peace."

―Dean Jones, host of the Calling the Quarters podcast

"Wellness Witchery is the healing balm needed in a world that can sometimes feel uncertain. Brew a cup of tea and lose yourself in the pages of Woodward's book as you learn to nurture your soul through self-care rituals, meditative practices, spells, exercises, and recipes to induce calm and restoration. The author's wisdom is evident throughout every page, so keep a pen handy and don't be afraid to dogear the pages as Wellness Witchery is the go-to to nourish the spirit."

―Monica Crosson, author of Wild Magical Soul

"Wellness Witchery is the perfect adjunct to a Witchcraft practice, with tons of information and suggestions on how to connect with plants on both the practical and magical level. Author Laurel Woodward guides the reader to better physical, mental, and emotional health while honoring both the natural world and our own inner healer. Magic indeed."

―Deborah Blake, author of The Everyday Witch's Coven and The Eclectic Witch's Book of Shadows

"In Wellness Witchery, you will find a plethora of knowledge, recipes, and insight to seamlessly integrate wellness magic into your practice. Once again, expert Laurel Woodward has crafted an amazing resource jam-packed with accessible how-tos and well-researched recipes for wellness, to uplift your energy in any occasion. Wherever you are on your herbal and magical journey, Wellness Witchery is an instant must-have for your magical library!"

―Julia Halina Hadas, author of WitchCraft Cocktails and The Modern Witchcraft Book of Astrology

"Wellness Witchery is an exquisite treat. It is relevant, practical, diverse, magical, entertaining, and incredibly informative. With over twenty years of practice and experience, Laurel Woodward compiles an endless variety of topics ranging from dishes to elixirs and spells, baths and teas, to all kinds of easy-to-follow formulas for the herbal practitioner and every green witch out there looking for a very complete compendium on herbal and natural magic."

―Elhoim Leafar, author of Manifestation Magic and Dream Witchery

"Laurel Woodward has crafted a guide to empower the reader on their journey to mental, physical, and spiritual well-being. She draws upon both the practical and the magickal worlds to navigate the changing times that we all face. Laurel is a kind and caring voice in a world that isn't always as caring as we would like it to be. Her work is well researched and full of useful exercises, formulas, rituals, and more. She's even shared healthy recipes that are comforting and take into consideration dietary restrictions. This book will be a soothing balm for your witchy soul."

―Mickie Mueller, author of The Witch's Mirror and Llewellyn's Little Book of Halloween

"Laurel Woodward has done it again! Another beautiful book weaving daily tasks into pure magic. If you loved her book Kitchen Witchery, I promise, you will love Backyard Garden Witchery just as much."

—Raina Starr, Host/Producer of Desperate House Witches Podcast

"This book is a lovely collection of recipes, spells and folklore that will keep you reading and re-reading throughout your life! A perfect book for any Kitchen Witch, Green Witch, Gardener, or foodie!"

—Dean Jones, podcaster and food writer for The Well-Seasoned Librarian podcast

"Whether you are a city dweller struggling to grow in your apartment, a beginning gardener and witch, or an experienced plant lover and practitioner, Backyard Garden Witchery will give you endless creative ways to reconnect and reinvent your relationship with nature."

—Julia Halina Hadas, author of WitchCraft Cocktails

"Kitchen Witchery is a fabulous mix of practical knowledge and magical application which invites you to step into your kitchen with mindfulness and purpose. Sometimes a wooden spoon can be as powerful as a wand!"―Deborah Blake, author of The Little Book of Cat Magic
"It is the little things that give life its finest texture. The gloss of ripe fruit. The reassurance of a basketful of wholesome vegetables. The fragrance of a mushroom. The warm love that goes into a wholesome meal. Laurel has here delved into the subtle enchantment of those things we all encounter daily the food we eat, leading us to see food not just as energy, but a path."―Cliff Seruntine, permaculturist, shaman, and author of The Wildwood Way and Seasons of the Sacred Earth
"What an inspiring and informative read, offering us an opportunity to revive a nature-based and natural perspective to what has become another chore for living: cooking. This work is a beautiful weaving of physical, mindful, and spiritual knowledge and teachings that we may use to enrich our own lives, the lives of those we care for, and the natural world."―Daphne Seruntine, herbalist specializing in primitive food storage, preparation and usage
"Far more than a recipe book, (though it is packed full of wonderful recipes), Kitchen Witchery encourages magical mindfulness of the nutrition we put into our bodies. In a world where instant gratification and fast food are the norm, Laurel Woodward provides a resource that helps us to consider the source, energy, and impact of what we consume, including magical correspondences for ingredients. Food is fundamental to our existence and with the knowledge provided in Kitchen Witchery at our disposal we can build a strong and healthy foundation for life by cooking with intent, wisdom, and power."―Emily Carding, author of Faery Craft and So Potent Art: The Magic of Shakespeare
"Witch and tarot reader Woodward debuts with an accessible cookbook that blends healthy, sustainable eating with the magic found in the natural world...Woodward turns to the magical aspects of plants to help readers infuse intention into everyday activities like gardening, shopping, preparing meals, and eating...Woodard also charts the different moon phases and suggests corresponding days of the week that are considered optimal for certain recipes...Woodward's eclectic guide will appeal to witches, home cooks, and those interested in building a deeper relationship with food."―Publishers Weekly