Seasons

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 |2020-10-14T22:02:03+00:00October 2nd, 2020|0 Comments

Spice It Up! Pungent–The Flavor Of The Metal Element

Cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, pepper and curry - who doesn't love a little spice? The spicy (or pungent) flavor is a huge category and ranges in temperature from cool pungents [...]

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 |2020-09-21T03:33:14+00:00September 19th, 2020|0 Comments

Autumn–Eating With The Seasons

Eating in Autumn Autumn corresponds to the Metal element in the 5 Element theory of Asian (Chinese) medicine and rules the Lungs and Colon.    To embrace Autumn choose [...]

Autumn’s Energetics–The Season Of The Metal Element

Autumn's arrival shifts the Qi that had been expanding outward (Yang) in the Summer to begin to shift inward (Yin).  We glide through Late Summer at the equinox and [...]

By |2020-09-11T18:19:43+00:00September 11th, 2020|Asian Medicine Blog, Autumn, BLOGS, Common Conditions, Seasons|0 Comments

The Energetics Of Pumpkin Pie Spice

Autumn is here which means pumpkins and pumpkin pie spice.  So what makes up the sweet warm combination that spice lovers seem to lose their collective minds over each [...]

Grapes! Understanding The Energetics Of Grapes

Summer is surrendering to Late Summer and Autumn. The grapes are ripening for harvest. As a child on my grandparent's small farm, I delighted in this season. The chill air [...]

Bodacious Borscht

Vibrant in color and flavor, borscht is a classic middle European soup with nearly as many variations on the recipe as there are languages in [...]

By |2020-08-31T17:05:43+00:00August 30th, 2020|0 Comments

Late Summer Salad With Squash

Winter squash are one of my most recommended foods, as they are staple for the healing and maintaining the Stomach and Spleen–the Earth element organs. [...]

By |2020-08-31T17:04:26+00:00August 30th, 2020|0 Comments

Summer Squash Saute With Blossoms

Summer Squash Saute With Blossoms - Sauté of Summer Squash Squash are members of the gourd or melon family and come in two main categories--summer and winter. Summer squash (including [...]

By |2020-08-26T20:42:04+00:00August 25th, 2020|0 Comments
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