Tomato Soup Serves 6-8 (Recipe modified from The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook) 3 pounds ripe plum tomatoes, cut in half lengthwise Olive oil 1 Tbsp kosher salt Freshly ground pepper 2 cups chopped onions (2 onions) 6-8 garlic cloves, minced 1/4 Tsp crushed red pepper … [Read more...] about Roasted Tomato Soup
Planning, cooking, shopping, the family – it can add up to stressful change and upcoming holiday season for many people. A time for joyful celebration can quickly become overwhelming. At least, that’s how it used to be… These days, knowing we won’t be planning, shopping or seeing the family for … [Read more...] about Staying Healthy During the Upcoming Holiday Season
The concept of constitution is widely applied in the practice of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and is an important part of clinical diagnosis and treatment. Traditional Chinese medicine considers that everyone’s physical constitution, which involves much more than just your body shape, is … [Read more...] about What Is Your Constitution And Body Type?
1 pear, cut in half and core scooped out 1 Tbsp honey Dash cinnamon 1 Tbsp chopped or grated ginger 2 Tbsp water ¼ cup whole grain raw oatmeal ¾ cup almond milk or milk of choice ½ - 1 banana Splash of vanilla Dash cinnamon 1 Tbsp almond butter or nut … [Read more...] about Nourishing Baked Pear and Oatmeal
The Chinese medical doctors of the past called the Lungs the most tender organ. The reason for that is that the lungs are considered the most external of the internal organs. The Lungs are the organ most exposed to the outside environment. With every breath we take in, the Lungs become exposed to … [Read more...] about Acupressure for Lung and Respiratory Health
Summer is officially over and we are headed into Autumn. Today the morning temperature dipped into the 50’s a sure sign of colder weather ahead. In Chinese medicine, Autumn is the season related to the Lungs and Colon, so we need to pay attention to our health. It’s no surprise there has already … [Read more...] about Self-Care Going into Autumn