Good health, according to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is dependent on four major foundations. These include diet, exercise, adequate rest and relaxation, and a good mental attitude. Acupuncture reaches its full and lasting effect when lifestyle changes are made where all four foundations … [Read more...] about Understanding Dampness and Traditional Chinese Medicine
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, Qi energy is our life force and gives life to our body. Every organ has qi and oversees different body functions. At times, one or more organ systems get out of balance. The Spleen qi, which oversees our digestion, gets weakened over time. When our Spleen Qi is … [Read more...] about Preserving your Digestion with Traditional Chinese Medicine
Download New Year's Black-Eyed Peas Recipe (PDF) Are you keeping your holidays sweet and joyful? This time of the year is supposed to be nothing but joyfulness. In addition to the positive vibes, this is the perfect time of the year for deliciousness! We have something savory and tasty for you to … [Read more...] about New Year’s Black-Eyed Peas Recipe
Karen Propis Siegel (aka: Queen of Quick Cooking) and fellow acupuncturist in our practice has shared this recipe for the perfect summer broccoli salad. It originated from a dear friend of hers, Rosie, who was a fantastic cook and baker. She gave of herself passionately and lived life with zest. … [Read more...] about Rosie’s Broccoli Salad Recipe with Raisins and Sunflower Seeds
Karen Propis Siegel (aka: Queen of Quick Cooking) and fellow acupuncturist in our practice created this amazing recipe for the perfect summer salad. Carrots are a great source of beta carotene, Vitamin A, B Vitamins, Vitamin K and potassium. In TCM they help improve digestion and strengthen … [Read more...] about Carrot Raisin and Apple Salad
I’d like to introduce you to the Queen of Quick Cooking. She’s my alter ego that emerged from my roots as a registered dietitian/ nutritionist and fueled by my love of creating delicious and nutritious meals for my family. My mission is simple: Provide quick and easy recipes that anyone can throw … [Read more...] about Meet The Queen of Quick Cooking!