Holistic Nutrition Blog

The Energetic And Healing Properties Of Cranberries

It's cranberry season! Although these little gems make an appearance at many a Thanksgiving table they aren't a part of many people's regular diets though they offer so many [...]

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+00:00 November 6th, 2018|BLOGS, Holistic Nutrition Blog, Seasons, Winter|0 Comments

Potatoes – The Energetics and Nutrition of Our Favorite Root

"What we need is a few good taters."  "Po-ta-toes! Boil them, mash them, stick them in a stew. Lovely big golden chips with a nice piece of fried fish." [...]

By | 2018-10-23T18:20:29+00:00 October 23rd, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Holistic Nutrition Blog|0 Comments

Protein Pairs – Combining Lentils Or Legumes With Grains

We've been eating lentils and legumes (beans) for a very long time - somewhere between 30,000 - 50,000 years. Before people settled in areas like the fertile crescent and [...]

By | 2018-10-15T03:59:05+00:00 October 14th, 2018|BLOGS, Holistic Nutrition Blog|0 Comments

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 [...]

Chew On This! Why Chewing Is So Important

I have made it a rule to give every tooth of mine a chance, and when I eat to chew every bite 32 times. To this rule I owe [...]

Fabulous Fiber

“Eat your muffin, it’s full of bran—it will make you move.”  I’m not sure which was more bothersome at 14, eating the dry, flavorless muffin being presented to me [...]

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 [...]