When temperatures drop to freezing outside, running to the grocery store can quickly fall to the bottom of your to-do list. When that happens, you want to be confident that you can create a few healthy meals with what you already have on hand. During the winter months, you want to … [Read more...] about Pantry Staples to Keep on Hand During the Winter Months
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 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
Spring is a time of growth and movement. It is the seasonal transition to summer as the natural yang qi or warming energy emerges from the cold and dormant winter. Eating in balance with the seasons promotes digestive health which in turn promotes overall health. The purpose of moving away from … [Read more...] about Asian Salad with Peanut Dressing
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!
This soup is as vibrant as Spring! Chewy barley, crisp asparagus and peas are nestled in a broth packed with umami-rich soy sauce and miso. Punches of fresh ginger and vinegar give this soup a “pop” of flavor. Feel free to swap in other vegetables like leeks and hearty greens or sliced turnips and … [Read more...] about Spring Has Sprung Barley Soup