(Recipe credited to Tiina Lemmik) Here’s an easy, healthy salad loaded with a bounty of hormone balancing vegetables and herbs like chickpeas, basil and mint to keep you cool on these steamy July days. And the best part: no cooking required! Take a look at how these ingredients support healthy … [Read more...] about Hormone Balancing Summer Salad
Goodbye 2020, Welcome 2021! Despite the difficult year that 2020 had been, we are all looking forward with great optimism for a better year ahead. As we often do, so many of us start to make “New Year’s resolutions” to start new habits and create a “better you”. However, it is important to give … [Read more...] about Happy New Year to YOU!
As a healer living through the pandemic I can’t help but wonder “what do people need right now?” One of the most important tools I bring to my patients is the capacity to see the root cause of their struggles. Through questioning, tongue and pulse diagnosis, and intuition, I am able to piece … [Read more...] about Meditations for getting through tough pandemic times
Here's what you've all been waiting for! An easy, restorative, nourishing and delicious soup that supports the immune system, balances our yin and yang and touches on all five of the Five Flavors. The 3 key, must-have ingredients you need to make this soup are turmeric, ginger and garlic. I've … [Read more...] about Part 2: Food As Medicine: Restorative Turmeric, Ginger, Garlic and Noodle Soup
This is Part 1 of 2 laying the groundwork for food as medicine. Part 2 is the recipe for turmeric, ginger, garlic and noodle soup. I did my first FB Live in the Kitchen with my husband Kevin today---we had such a blast together! I shared the ingredients for a nourishing, warming, restorative soup … [Read more...] about Food As Medicine: Yin and Yang Theory, Thermal Nature of Food and the Five Flavors Part 1
Now is an opportune time, whether we like it or not – to feel our emotions! Not only It is important, it is critical! That said, it is often our tendency to try and avoid feeling. We do this in many ways: Work too much, stay too busy Eat or drink too much Look at the computers/social … [Read more...] about Balancing our Emotions with Traditional Chinese Medicine