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
Its winter, its cold and its a great time to make something healthy and tasty! Whenever I am looking for a healthy and scrumptious recipe, I turn to culinary expert Rebecca Katz. Years ago I had the pleasure of attending a 3 day workshop called "Food as Medicine" which was both educational and fun … [Read more...] about High Flying Turkey Black Bean Chili
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
This is my FAVORITE winter recipe. The combination of ginger, garlic and mushrooms help to warm the digestion and boost immunity, while the fatty coconut milk, peanut butter and chicken are nourishing and supportive. Ingredients: 4 C chicken broth 1 can (14oz) Coconut milk 2 TB … [Read more...] about The Most Delicious Thai Curry Chicken Soup
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?
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