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My Views On Nutrition

Choosing a nutritionist to work with can be a challenge. The media is flooded with ideas of what is good and bad in the realm of food.  Many of [...]

Class: Introduction To Treating Disharmonies With Asian Food Energetics – Nov 3 & 4

Radishes clear phlegm, nettles nourish the Blood, cucumbers clear heat and beets enter the Heart.  What should you eat when you have a cold? What should you avoid if you [...]

By | 2018-09-15T21:09:06+00:00 July 10th, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Classes|0 Comments

Class: Foundational Theories Of Chinese Medicine 1 – Begins Sept 12

6 Wednesdays - September 12, 19, & 26; October 3, 10 & 17th.  5:30-8:30, $415 Participants in this class will be introduced to foundational theories of Chinese medicine.  This first [...]

By | 2018-07-05T15:34:51+00:00 July 5th, 2018|Announcements, BLOGS, Classes|0 Comments

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 [...]

Cool Cucumbers–Understanding Cucumber’s Energetics

Put the vitamin pack down and go eat a cucumber. A little history The humble cucumber (Cucumis Sativus) is a member of the gourd family, Curcurbitaceae. Like tomatoes and [...]

Radishes–Nature’s Phlegm Fighters

One of the first roots to come out of the garden is the bold radish - and the timing couldn't be better considering radishes' ability to clear out gunk [...]

Stone Fruit Salsa

Drupes or stone fruits come available from late May and early June through the first frosts of September in Idaho. They are easy to identify [...]

By | 2018-06-24T13:45:16+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|BLOGS, Fruits, Preserved Foods, Recipes, Summer, Summer recipes|0 Comments

The Emotions In Asian Medicine–Vice & Virtue

"True emotions last for about 7 seconds, everything else is holding on."  I was surprised the first time I heard this statement. From this perspective, I was holding onto [...]

By | 2018-06-24T14:27:28+00:00 June 21st, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|0 Comments

Summer Gumbo

Gumbo - Another one of Clara's favorite dishes, gumbo starts showing up in my kitchen when the summer garden starts to explode and well into the cooler fall and winter [...]

By | 2018-06-10T21:29:40+00:00 June 10th, 2018|BLOGS, Gluten Free, Grains, Recipes|0 Comments

Before You Go-Tips & Herbs To Take With You When Traveling

We love vacation and travel!  And nobody wants to be sick while they are hiking in the mountains or exploring a new country. It makes sense to both prepare [...]

By | 2018-06-10T22:30:52+00:00 June 10th, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions, Seasons|2 Comments