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Nettle Pesto

Nettle Pesto - Stinging nettles do sting, but you can eat them and they are a fantastic herb with amazing nutritional benefits. A quick blanch of the leaves and you [...]

By |2021-02-28T22:06:35+00:00February 28th, 2021|0 Comments

Nettle Tea

Nettles are very nourishing and blood building.  They relieve toxins, hot flashes, allergies and anemia–a wonderful addition to the diet.   I brew up a large pan of nettle tea [...]

By |2021-02-23T03:48:02+00:00February 20th, 2021|0 Comments

Bone Marrow Broth

I've been using bone broth most of my adult life so I was pretty amused when it became a trendy food a few years ago.  Instead of coffee shops, [...]

By |2021-02-14T22:47:04+00:00February 12th, 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

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

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

Rhubarb Compote

Rhubarb’s sour flavor is often overly tempered by too much sugar.  I prefer to keep it clearer, using either maple syrup or honey and controlling [...]

By |2021-01-18T23:14:32+00:00January 16th, 2021|0 Comments

Arugula Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette

Arugula is a wonderful green. It sends spinach blushing to the corner when it comes to calcium content match.  Arugula can be harvested almost all year long where I live. [...]

By |2021-01-18T23:13:03+00:00January 16th, 2021|0 Comments
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