Holistic Nutrition Blog

Soups On!

What a marvelous resource soup is for the thrifty cook - it solves the ham-bone and lamb-bone problems, the everlasting Thanksgiving turkey, the extra vegetables.  Julia Child Soups have [...]

By | 2018-11-06T20:15:21+00:00 November 6th, 2018|BLOGS, Holistic Nutrition Blog, Seasons, Winter|0 Comments

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." [...]

By | 2019-01-05T05:39:33+00:00 October 23rd, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Holistic Nutrition Blog|0 Comments

Protein Pairs – Combining Lentils Or Legumes With Grains

We've been eating lentils and legumes (beans) for a very long time - somewhere between 30,000 - 50,000 years. Before people settled in areas like the fertile crescent and [...]

By | 2018-10-15T03:59:05+00:00 October 14th, 2018|BLOGS, Holistic Nutrition Blog|0 Comments

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 [...]

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 [...]

All About Apples

The year my daughter Clara was born we were lucky enough to have access to our friend's ancient and over-productive apple trees.  We had bushels.  We ate them fresh, [...]

14 Tips To Simplify Your Meals

"What's for dinner?" It's a common question that can turn into an amusing - or annoying - game.  When you have a busy schedule it can be a daunting [...]

By | 2018-08-09T20:18:31+00:00 August 9th, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Holistic Nutrition Blog|0 Comments

Late Summer–Eating With The Seasons

The foods of the Earth element and the Late Summer season are about creating strength of form in the body. They nourish the digestive system. Earth is stability and integrity [...]

Late Summer’s Energetics–The Season Of The Earth Element

The days are growing shorter, yet there is still light. The air is cooler in the morning and evening, yet it warms up in the afternoon. We are harvesting [...]