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
This recipe is one of my favorite winter soups – so much so that I often double it and freeze. I will partially puree with an immersion blender for a thicker soup or leave it as is for full vegetables. INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups chopped onions or thinly sliced leeks … [Read more...] about The Perfect Winter Meal: Big Batch Vegetable Soup
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!
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
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