Nutrition and Recipes

Summer Salad Recipes

mixed salad lettuce tomatoes cucumber

Easy to prepare and enjoy after spending time outside with friends and family. Use ingredients fresh from the nearest farmstand! Simple Pressed Cucumber Salad Ingredients Instructions Overnight Cucumber Salad Ingredients Instructions Tomato Salad Ingredients Instructions Source: Healing with Whole Foods, P. Pitchford, North Atlantic Books; 2002

Summer Soup Recipe

Summer Soup

While you may think it’s more appropriate for colder months, sipping a warm soup in Summer can help the body stay hydrated and also induce gentle perspiration to keep the body cool. You can add slightly cooling (in nature, not temperature) foods and herbs to balance the warm temperature of the soup.   This simple summer Read More

Eating for your Traditional Chinese Medicine Diagnostic Pattern

Mason Jar Salad for healthier eating based on TCM Diagnostic Pattern

Easy, Healthy Lunch the Traditional Chinese Medicine Way The practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is based on determining the TCM Diagnostic Pattern for each individual at the first visit, and adjusting it with every subsequent visit. Your unique TCM Pattern guides the recommendations and treatments you receive from your Licensed Acupuncturist. You can also Read More

Bone Broth as Traditional Chinese Medicine

In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) food is medicine We forget how easily we can make homemade healthy food, and, with the invention of the freezer, store it for extended periods of time.  Making your own broth not only tastes better, but gives you control over what goes into it.  Have you read what is actually Read More

Apples Apples Everywhere

Fall is my favorite time of year The waking to the crisp temperatures, the food that comes into season, not feeling like your hippie deodorant failed just by walking to the mailbox.  In all seriousness though one of my favorite annual activities is to go apple picking. There is a beautiful orchard that my husband Read More

Super Easy Escarole and Bean Soup Recipe

It’s soup season! Hooray! We are constantly recommending dark green leafy vegetables in Chinese Medicine. Want to cleanse the liver? Eat dark green leafy vegetables Want to nourish the blood?  Eat dark green leafy vegetables Want to increase breast milk production?  Eat dark green leafy vegetables Iron deficient? Eat dark green leafy vegetables Constipated? Eat Read More