Is it just me or does it seem like Spring has sprung?!? After a particularly cold and snowy February, it’s delightful to see a streak of sunny days with blue skies in early March. This is the season to support our liver and gall bladder, as we instinctively eat less to gently cleanse our bodies of … [Read more...] about Lentil Salad with Spring Veggies, Mint and Yogurt Sauce
3 -4 Portobello mushrooms 1 cup cooked wild rice or brown rice or mixture 1 garlic clove, pressed 1/4 cup caramelized onions or scallions 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese 1/4 cup grated asiago cheese or cheese of choice 1 Tbsp tarragon vinegar or garlic vinegar 1/4 Tbsp chopped … [Read more...] about Portobello Mushrooms Stuffed with Wild Rice
I scoured the internet for a low sugar sweet potato bread recipe with no flour - and this one is a keeper! My daughter and I made it - It is easy because it is all mixed in the food processor and goes straight to the bread pan! … [Read more...] about Yummy Healthy Sweet Potato Bread!
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
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?
One of the many gifts of natural medicine is the ability to look deeper at symptoms. We are lucky to have a wide variety of medications at our fingertips at the local drugstore and it is easy to choose the appropriate drug for any current ailment. Chinese medicine (CM), however, strives to look at … [Read more...] about Listening to Your Body’s Messages