Holistic Nutrition Blog

Spring–Eating With The Seasons

Spring's natural energy is to lighten up and move forward, shaking off the deep, slumbering and contemplative state of winter and the foods of spring perfectly support this.  They [...]

The Energetics of Gluten Free Grains

Sometimes we need to limit or cut out certain foods in our diet for the benefit of our health. Gluten and glutenous grains are one such food.  Our years [...]

Preserved Lemons

I love preserved lemons! A tradition in Mediterranean cultures, they add a vibrant taste to dishes from roast lamb and chicken to grain dishes. Though lemons don't grow where [...]

By |2020-01-12T19:49:46+00:00January 12th, 2020|0 Comments

Basic Congee (Shi Fan, Jook)

Congee, Shi-Fan (literally, rice water) or Jook. Whatever name you give it, rice porridge has been the foundation of nutritional healing since...well, we started playing with fire and cooking.  [...]

By |2020-01-08T20:17:42+00:00December 27th, 2019|0 Comments

Coffee Substitutes-Getting To Know Grain Beverages

Why would you ever need to substitute something for your coffee?  That's the first question that came to mind, right?  After all many people love their coffee, it seems [...]

By |2019-12-27T14:53:39+00:00December 27th, 2019|BLOGS, Holistic Nutrition Blog, Recipes|0 Comments

Chlorophyll’s Healing Properties

As a holistic practitioner, I don't usually speak of fractional or 'parts' of foods.  I prefer to use the whole food for its overall energetic balance, however, chlorophyll, is [...]

By |2019-12-26T02:06:24+00:00December 24th, 2019|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Holistic Nutrition Blog|1 Comment

Eat Your Colors

"So, what can I eat?" It's one of the biggest questions that I get as a Holistic Nutritionist. Frustrated clients often come to me after they have seen other [...]

Creating Healthy Eating Habits

Eating is something we do daily and let's face it - nutrition can be confusing. There are hundreds of diets and fads out there.  Some make promises and pitch [...]

The Energetics Of Alcohol

A blog by request - Just before the last holiday, I had several conversations with clients about alcohol. There was the usual question, "I know, alcohol is bad, right?" [...]

By |2019-12-18T16:54:57+00:00December 16th, 2019|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Holistic Nutrition Blog|0 Comments

Dutch Sage, Apple & Pear Sauce Cake

Grandma Niesing, a large Dutch woman,  owned a rambling farm just down the road from my grandparent’s modest farm. Though not actually related, the families [...]

By |2019-12-17T13:28:38+00:00December 12th, 2019|0 Comments