This recipe from epicurious.com is one of our favorite winter soups – so much so that we often double it. We partially puree it with an immersion blender and freeze the leftovers.INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups chopped onions or thinly sliced leeks (whites only) 1 cup thinly … [Read more...] about The perfect winter meal: Big Batch soup
The holiday season came quick this year. Most of us welcome the diversion of holiday television commercials, Christmas lights and enjoy indulging at holiday and work parties. However, the residual effects of the holiday's can play havoc with our physical and emotional health and … [Read more...] about Self Care for the New Year
Although not everyone falls victim to emotional eating, so many of us do! And more often than not, it tends to be foods that are NOT healthy. Chinese medicine tells us that our body tends to crave certain tastes depending on which energies are out of balance. For example, the spleen craves sweets, … [Read more...] about Eating for Emotional Support
Fall is always a time when there is increased promotion for the flu shot. TV commercials and signs at the local pharmacy highly recommend the flu vaccination for prevention. Although many people get the flu shot each year, not everyone chooses to. Flu vaccines are designed to protect against the … [Read more...] about Should I get the flu shot?
During the fall, we are experiencing transition and change -- a strong shift in weather, the changing of the leaves and preparing for the upcoming winter. Chinese Medicine views autumn as a season of “letting go.” We encourage you to … [Read more...] about To Everything, There is a Season
1 pint blueberries 3 cups apple juice 1 cup couscous 1 teaspoon grated lemon or orange rind ¼ tea sea salt Mix all ingredients. Cover and simmer 10 minutes. Turn off heat and let sit undisturbed for 15 minutes. Spoon onto a platter and arrange into a … [Read more...] about Blueberry Couscous Pudding