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Boiling Down The Basics Of Molasses

My daughter Clara is studying abroad in Ireland now a junior she's thrived and done well. This year has been a wee bit harder than the others. Like all [...]

Cinnamon Simmered Chicken

Chicken simmered slowly with cinnamon sticks and soy sauce. Nice and warming on a cold winter’s day, this will make your house smell fabulous. You [...]

By |2021-02-14T23:27:00+00:00February 14th, 2021|0 Comments

Building Qi

Despite what you might believe, you are not the Energizer Bunny - and you will not keep on going and going and going. Even though some of us have a [...]

By |2021-02-14T23:05:29+00:00February 13th, 2021|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|2 Comments

Building Blood

Blood is blood is blood, right?Nope...Asian medicine's definition of Blood is a bit different than that of Western medicine's of blood (I'll use the lower case b when speaking of [...]

By |2021-02-14T22:44:48+00:00February 13th, 2021|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|7 Comments

Bone Marrow Broth

I've been using bone broth most of my adult life so I was pretty amused when it became a trendy food a few years ago.  Instead of coffee shops, [...]

By |2021-02-14T22:47:04+00:00February 12th, 2021|2 Comments

Our Love Affair With Chocolate & Understanding The Energetics of Chocolate

Who doesn't love a little chocolate? In the western culture, our love affair with chocolate began only a few hundred years ago. That's a relatively short time compared to [...]

By |2021-02-08T18:18:58+00:00February 7th, 2021|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Holistic Nutrition Blog|1 Comment

Maple Nut Amaranth

Amaranth is a tiny South American grain that was a staple food for the Aztecs.  It ranges from shades of rich gold to deep reds. [...]

By |2021-02-08T17:40:22+00:00February 7th, 2021|0 Comments

The Nutrient Qi Cycle

Ever wonder why some physical complaints seem to pop up at a certain time? Understanding the Nutrient Qi Cycle or Cycle of Tides might be helpful. Qi (pronounced "chee"), [...]

By |2021-02-08T18:24:16+00:00February 6th, 2021|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|1 Comment

Potatoes – The Energetics and Nutrition of Our Favorite Root

"What we need is a few good taters."  "Po-ta-toes! Boil them, mash them, stick them in a stew. Lovely big golden chips with a nice piece of fried fish." [...]

Merry Mints – The Energetics Of Mints

Basil, apple, sage and spearmint; Oregano, catnip, pineapple and peppermint; To many dishes their flavor they've lent; Yet why is one not called merriment? Grandma June grew a peppermint [...]

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