Winter

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 |2019-11-13T16:59:13+00:00November 12th, 2019|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 |2019-11-13T16:59:34+00:00November 12th, 2019|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Seasons, Winter|3 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 |2019-11-07T18:56:41+00:00November 7th, 2019|0 Comments

Yam I A Sweet Potato?

Are you eating a sweet potato or a yam? If you are in America, you are likely eating a sweet potato even if it was labeled as a yam. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]