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 Europe.  Summer borscht is often [...]

Oh, Honey! Bees’ Wonderful Gifts

There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, for [...]

Vegetable (Potassium) Broth

Potassium broths are wonderful for quickly increasing the mineral absorption of the body.  They are useful for athletes during extreme conditioning, for those who are weak and recovering from illness [...]

Playing With Pansies–The Energetic And Healing Properties Of Violets

“A vi'let on the meadow grew, That no one saw, that no one knew, It was a modest flower. A shepherdess pass'd by that way-- Light footed, pretty and so [...]

Salty–The Flavor Of The Water Element

Salt, a vital mineral to life, has been a part of our food and lives since time immemorial. For centuries, salt was used as a form of payment.  In fact, [...]

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 | November 3rd, 2016|Asian Medicine Blog, Holistic Nutrition Blog, My Blogs|0 Comments

Chicken Salad With Cashews And Grapes

This recipe has saved us a number of times on volleyball weekends. Easy to double and triple it became a must-have in the cooler for one team.  The salad is [...]

Yam I A Sweet Potato?

Are you eating a sweet potato or a yam? It can be confusing, especially with the long tradition of candied yams at the Thanksgiving table. The garnet yam you so [...]

Pumpkin Custard

This is actually one of my favorite breakfast recipes in the fall and winter.  The custard is easy to digest, and this recipe is high in protein. Put it in [...]

By | September 28th, 2016|Breakfast, Holistic Nutrition Blog, My Blogs, Squash & Pumpkin|0 Comments