Nuts! A Look At The Energetics Of Nuts

Late summer to early winter is the peak harvest time for nuts. Nature's little powerhouses, nuts possess all the energy, nutrients and materials to create a towering, strong tree, [...]

Playing With Pumpkins & Winter Squash

“Squash would be great for you to eat.”  It's a common recommendation that I make.  And for good reason. Pumpkins and winter squash are the perfect food for strengthening [...]

Honey (or Maple) Spiced Nuts

Spiced nuts are staple in my kitchen.  I make up a large batch and freeze them. A small bowl is set out on the counter for snacks, we toss them [...]

By |2020-09-23T15:54:38+00:00September 21st, 2020|0 Comments

Spice It Up! Pungent–The Flavor Of The Metal Element

Cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, pepper and curry - who doesn't love a little spice? The spicy (or pungent) flavor is a huge category and ranges in temperature from cool pungents [...]

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 |2020-09-21T03:33:14+00:00September 19th, 2020|0 Comments

The Bitter Flavor – Digital Poster

Bitter - The Flavor of the Fire Element The first in my series of 5 Flavors Posters is now available.  Chinese medicine’s energetic approach to food categorizes all foods [...]

Autumn–Eating With The Seasons

Eating in Autumn Autumn corresponds to the Metal element in the 5 Element theory of Asian (Chinese) medicine and rules the Lungs and Colon.    To embrace Autumn choose [...]

Pumpkin Pie Spice

Pumpkin pie spice is simply a mixture of our most beloved warming, sweet spices. It's fantastically simple to put together yourself whether you use ready ground herbs or grind them yourself.

By |2020-09-06T13:48:03+00:00September 6th, 2020|0 Comments

Grapes! Understanding The Energetics Of Grapes

Summer is surrendering to Late Summer and Autumn. The grapes are ripening for harvest. As a child on my grandparent's small farm, I delighted in this season. The chill air [...]

Bodacious Borscht

Vibrant in color and flavor, borscht is a classic middle European soup with nearly as many variations on the recipe as there are languages in [...]

By |2020-08-31T17:05:43+00:00August 30th, 2020|0 Comments
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