Noshing On Nasturtiums

I love eating flowers.  Their vibrancy and delicate petals provide a refreshing treat to the spirit especially on hot summer days.  Each flower, like anything else we ingest, will portray [...]

Bitter–The Flavor Of The Fire Element

Whoever coined the phrase “bitter hearts” was right.  Bitter is the flavor that goes directly to the Heart.   Bitter. Even its name can make us cringe, and it’s certainly [...]

Calcium-One Cool Mineral

Calcium here, calcium there, I see calcium everywhere. Calcium is the most abundant essential macro-mineral in our body.  A person weighing about 135 lbs, will have about 1150 grams of [...]

Questions & Answers About My 12-Week Everyday Living Program

 Everyday Living begins August 30th. This is a new program, and it's brought up a few questions. I thought I'd take a few moments and answer the most common ones. [...]

By | May 26th, 2017|Asian Medicine Blog, Classes, My Blogs|0 Comments

Keeping Cool–Handling Summer’s Heat

We love our Summer and sunshine here in Boise.  It's time to be in the garden, rivers and mountains.  From late Spring into early Summer the temperature can swing nearly 40 [...]

Summer–Eating With The Seasons

Welcome to Summer!  Longer, warmer days encourage us to be more active, spending greater time outdoors. The sun's warmth encourages growth and maturation. Plants thrive and begin sharing their abundance with us. [...]

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 task to figure [...]

Summer’s Energetics–The Season Of The Fire Element

Summer, the season of the Fire Element, has arrived!  The days are long and the bright sunshine invites us outdoors to work in our gardens or play in the sun. [...]

By | May 10th, 2017|Asian Medicine Blog, My Blogs, Seasons, Summer|0 Comments

Intro To Tongue & Pulse Assessment–August 19 & 20

August 19th & 20th, 2017 Seeing or observing is one of the Asian medicine practitioner's greatest assessment tools.  The tongue is a road map to the body and is invaluable [...]

By | April 26th, 2017|Asian Medicine Blog, Classes, My Blogs|0 Comments

Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

This soup is light and bright. The sour flavor stimulates the digestion and senses.  You control the sour flavor here. I like my soup very lemony, so I usually use [...]