Julie Silver, MSW, L.Ac. Most of us eat foods because they are pleasurable and we enjoy their smell, taste and textures. Eating is a very personal experience as it is both a source of nutrition as well as a tool for social gathering. Most of us are also well aware of the nutritional value of … [Read more...] about Eating Right for the Season
(Recipe credited to Tiina Lemmik) Here’s an easy, healthy salad loaded with a bounty of hormone balancing vegetables and herbs like chickpeas, basil and mint to keep you cool on these steamy July days. And the best part: no cooking required! Take a look at how these ingredients support healthy … [Read more...] about Hormone Balancing Summer Salad
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!
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?