The Energetics Of 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 [...]

Teff Porridge

    Teff, the traditional grain of Ethiopia, dates back to 4000 BC and is the smallest grain in the world.  It’s produced in Ethiopia, India, Australia and…Idaho.  Teff’s name [...]

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 [...]

Bone Marrow Broth

I’ve been using bone broth most of my adult life–so I was pretty amused when it became a trendy food in the last few years.  Instead of coffee shops, you [...]

By | September 23rd, 2015|Asian Medicine Blog, Gluten Free, My Blogs, Recipes, Soups & Stews|2 Comments

Nettle Tea

Nettles are very nourishing and blood building.  They relieve toxins, hot flashes, allergies and anemia–a wonderful addition to the diet.   I brew up a large pan of nettle tea [...]

By | September 15th, 2015|Gluten Free, My Blogs, Recipes, Spring recipes|0 Comments

Age Dashi

Another of Clara’s favorites, age dashi is a wonderful, classic Japanese dish of tofu, lightly battered and then served in a simple dashi sauce with ginger. […]

Kudzu Ginger Tea

Kudzu, kuzu, pueraria or ge gen–it’s all the same thing.  This amazing vine that is taking over the south, leaving areas looking like something out of a Miyazaki film.  Ge [...]

Spiced Applesauce

Spiced Applesauce–sounds mundane right? When it comes to strengthening the digestive system and the immune, mundane or simple is the best place to start.  A staple in the Amish diet, [...]