Replenishing In Winter

In Asian medicine (Chinese medicine) Winter's energetic nature is one of quiet, calm and stillness.  It's an ideal time for deep introspection, rest and restoration.  It's a fine season to spend [...]

By | December 14th, 2017|Asian Medicine Blog, Common Conditions, My Blogs, Seasons, Winter|0 Comments

Winter Skin

Winter's weather and cold can often lead to dry, chapped and flaky skin.  Heating systems that force dry air may keep us warm and cozy, but will often leech out [...]

Everyday Living With Asian Medicine & Holistic Nutrition–12 Week Program–Dates To Be Announced

12 weeks, Wednesday 5-8pm. Date TBD I've had a number of inquiries about offering this class online. I have decided to postpone the local/onsight class for now [...]

By | December 2nd, 2017|Asian Medicine Blog, Classes, My Blogs|0 Comments

Baked Figs With Honey & Goat Cheese

Figs come into season in the late fall and early winter.  I love figs, and although they are not a native food to Idaho, I do indulge in a some [...]

Apple Cider Vinegar Taffy

Vinegar taffy?  Oh, yes.  My family would start making candies to give as Christmas gifts right after Thanksgiving.  This is a variation on an old family favorite recipe. It may [...]

By | December 1st, 2017|Gluten Free, My Blogs, Recipes, Spring recipes, Winter recipes|0 Comments

Soft Cooked 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.  High in the essential amino [...]

Winter’s Energetics–The Season Of The Water Element

As Autumn gives way to Winter’s chilly darkness we should feel an urge to slow down and rest more. Winter is a time of reflection and introspection, a time to [...]

By | November 25th, 2017|Asian Medicine Blog, My Blogs, Seasons, Winter|1 Comment

Winter–Eating With The Seasons

Winter is the time for warm foods! Corresponding to the Water element and its organs, the Kidney and Bladder,  Winter is time of storage and introspection.  It's a wonderful time to [...]

By | November 25th, 2017|Asian Medicine Blog, My Blogs, Seasons, Winter|1 Comment

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 may choose to thicken the [...]