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Finding Joy – Calming Anxiety and Stress

"Are you okay? Are you safe?"  Normally, these aren't questions that I need to ask in my practice but 2020 has changed that. There have been a few times [...]

By |2020-11-17T21:48:17+00:00November 17th, 2020|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS|0 Comments

Salty–The Flavor Of The Water Element

Salt! You cannot live without it. A vital mineral to life, salt has been a part of our food and lives since time immemorial. For centuries, salt was used [...]

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 [...]

By |2020-11-17T22:15:19+00:00November 15th, 2020|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Seasons, Winter|1 Comment

Mushroom Hot Pot (Kinoko Nabe)

Spring and autumn are the ideal seasons for harvesting mushrooms–those fun little fungi that have marvelous healing benefits for the body. It seems that no one [...]

By |2020-11-17T22:30:25+00:00November 15th, 2020|0 Comments

Burgundy Mushroom Soup

Warm and nourishing, this soup is great as a meal on its own for a chilly night.  The flavor of this soup can be varied [...]

By |2020-11-17T22:24:36+00:00November 15th, 2020|0 Comments

Cinnamon! A Very Yang Spice

Oh, the wonderful, warming smell and taste of cinnamon. Who doesn't love it? Cinnamon has been used in the Asian cultures since time immemorial, so to say that it [...]

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." [...]

Honeycake

Honeycake - The honey you choose will influence the flavor of the cake. Summer honeys are often lighter and more delicate than the richer late summer, early fall darker honeys. [...]

By |2020-11-17T22:31:03+00:00November 14th, 2020|0 Comments

Winter – Eating With The Seasons

Winter is the time for warm foods! Especially if you live in a place that has cold winters like Idaho, my home. Corresponding to the Water element and its [...]

By |2020-11-17T22:05:01+00:00November 12th, 2020|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Seasons, Winter|3 Comments
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