Winter

Nuts! A Look At The Energetics Of Nuts

Late summer to early winter is the peak harvest time for nuts. Nature's little powerhouses, nuts possess all the energy, nutrients and materials to create a towering, strong tree, [...]

White Bean, Leek & Butternut Squash Soup

This lovely is surprising simple, yet very hardy and tonifying.  The flavors aren’t overly strong or powerful.  Serve with nice crusty piece of molasses bread [...]

By |2019-07-13T02:27:26+00:00July 8th, 2019|0 Comments

Rosemary-For More Than Remembrance

"As for rosemary, I let it run all over my garden walls, not only because my bees love it but because it is the herb sacred to remembrance and [...]

Nourishing In Winter’s Depth

In Asian medicine (Chinese medicine) Winter's energetic nature is one of quiet, calm and stillness.  It's an ideal time for deep introspection, rest and restoration.  It's a fine season to [...]

By |2018-12-29T17:06:04+00:00December 28th, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions, Seasons, Winter|0 Comments

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 |2018-12-03T23:18:17+00:00December 2nd, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Seasons, Winter|1 Comment

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 |2018-12-03T23:25:54+00:00December 2nd, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Seasons, Winter|3 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 [...]

The Energetics And Healing Properties Of Cranberries

It's cranberry season! These bright little gems often grace many a Thanksgiving table, their tartness adding a welcome vibrancy to turkey's muted flavors. Sadly, the holiday table is sometimes [...]

Soups On!

What a marvelous resource soup is for the thrifty cook - it solves the ham-bone and lamb-bone problems, the everlasting Thanksgiving turkey, the extra vegetables.  Julia Child Soups have [...]

By |2018-11-06T20:15:21+00:00November 6th, 2018|BLOGS, Holistic Nutrition Blog, Seasons, Winter|0 Comments