Basic Polenta

A staple for Native Americans, corn is both a vegetable and a grain.  The Italians also have a long standing love with polenta.  I am partial to it as a [...]

Gluten–A Damp And Sticky Situation

Our culture has a problem with gluten. I am sometimes asked by clients (or they assume) that I don't eat gluten because it is "bad" for you.  No, I eat [...]

The Energetics of Gluten Free Grains

Sometimes we need to limit or cut out certain foods in our diet for the benefit of our health. Gluten and glutenous grains are one such food.  Our years of [...]

By | January 16th, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, Holistic Nutrition Blog, My Blogs|0 Comments

Burgundy Mushroom Soup

Warm and nourishing, this soup is great as a meal on its own for a chilly night.  The flavor of this soup can be varied depending on the variety of [...]

Coffee Substitutes-Getting To Know Grain Beverages

Why would you ever need to substitute something for your coffee?  That's the first question that came to mind, right?  After all many people love their coffee, it seems to [...]

By | January 15th, 2018|Holistic Nutrition Blog, My Blogs, Recipes|0 Comments

Protein Pairs–Combining Lentils Or Legumes With Grains

Whether you are trying to reduce or eliminate your animal protein intake, cleaning up your diet, or just looking to add variety, lentils and legumes are excellent additions to the [...]

By | January 15th, 2018|Holistic Nutrition Blog, My Blogs|0 Comments

The Energetics Of Rhodiola

Rhodiola Rosea is member of the Crassulaceae family along with sedum.  Also know as Roseroot and Golden Root the rhizome has an outer golden skin and inner pink flesh.  Rhodiola [...]

By | January 10th, 2018|Herbs, My Blogs|1 Comment

My Herb Cabinet Essentials

I recently had a client ask me how many herbs were in my personal cupboard. "A lot, but its only one cupboard." Considering that I've been using herbs since I was [...]

By | January 2nd, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, Common Conditions, My Blogs|0 Comments

Countering Coughs

Have a cough?  They are pretty common right now and this time of year I get a fair number of emails or calls with clients that have suddenly come down [...]

By | January 2nd, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, Common Conditions, My Blogs|3 Comments

Prepping For College Class–February 21st

Wednesday, February 21st, 5:30-7:30, $45 A class by request. Just as I prepare for travel, I am helping Clara prepare to go off to college. It's what we are supposed [...]