Late Summer/transition recipes

Rich Chocolate Olive Oil Cake

Olive oil cakes are wonderfully moist and rich without being too dense–and who doesn’t love a little chocolate cake? Thanks to the grain beverage, this [...]

By |2021-02-08T17:53:25+00:00February 7th, 2021|2 Comments

Maple Nut 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. [...]

By |2021-02-08T17:40:22+00:00February 7th, 2021|0 Comments

Almond Shortbread Cookies

Before practicing Chinese medicine, I was a florist.  Our flowers were shipped in from a distributor in Chinatown in San Francisco.  Every year at Chinese [...]

By |2021-02-08T19:13:26+00:00February 5th, 2021|0 Comments

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." [...]

Brotchán Roy (Irish Leek & Oatmeal Soup)

Brotchán Roy (Irish Leek & Oatmeal Soup) - Brotchán Roy or Brotchán Foltchep is a traditional Irish soup made from oats, leeks and often parsnips and carrots and a staple [...]

By |2021-02-01T03:43:51+00:00January 29th, 2021|0 Comments

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 |2021-01-18T23:04:11+00:00January 17th, 2021|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |2020-12-28T20:13:49+00:00December 27th, 2020|0 Comments

Savory Sweet Potatoes, Beets & Kale

Vibrant sweet potatoes and beets make up the base of this vibrant and grounding recipe. Don't be fooled by the colors. The beets are red, but there are also [...]

By |2020-12-22T19:12:51+00:00December 21st, 2020|0 Comments
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