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 [...]

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. [...]

Cinnamon Simmered Chicken

Chicken simmered slowly with cinnamon sticks and soy sauce. Nice and warming on a cold winter’s day, this will make your house smell fabulous. You [...]

By |2021-02-14T23:27:00+00:00February 14th, 2021|0 Comments

Stewed Dried Fruit

Stewed dried fruit is a great way to get in rich vitamins, fiber and flavor in the Winter. And it’s so simple. Serve as is [...]

By |2021-01-26T03:43:32+00:00January 22nd, 2021|1 Comment

Weathering Inversions

Winter inversions used to be a rare thing in the Treasure Valley. My memory of childhood winters had the sky excruciatingly blue and bright unless storm clouds were moving [...]

By |2021-01-26T03:37:56+00:00January 22nd, 2021|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions, 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 |2020-12-22T19:23:54+00:00December 21st, 2020|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 |2020-12-22T19:24:25+00:00December 21st, 2020|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 |2020-12-22T19:12:51+00:00December 21st, 2020|0 Comments

Winter Skin

Winter's weather and cold can often lead to dry, chapped and flaky skin.  Heating systems that force dry air may keep us warm and cozy, but will leech out [...]

By |2020-12-22T19:49:42+00:00December 20th, 2020|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions, Seasons, Winter|0 Comments
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