Nutrition and Recipes

Eating for the season: TCM and Fall

View Autumn through the lens of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), and discover how to adapt your diet and lifestyle to enjoy this season in optimal health. TCM considers your health within the broad context of all the factors that affect your life, including the changing seasons. The forces of Autumn create dryness in Heaven and 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

Eating for the Season: TCM and Spring

Updated January 2023 View Spring through the lens of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), and discover how to adapt your diet and lifestyle to enjoy this season in optimal health. TCM considers your health within the broad context of all the factors that affect your life, including the changing seasons. The gifts (and challenges) of Spring 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