Late Summer Foods for Focus and Concentration

By |August 10th, 2017|

In Chinese Medicine, late summer relates to the earth element and serves as a turning point from the hot, active summer season to the cooler, calming energy of fall. By taking care of our digestion and immunity now, we will stay healthier during the colder months.

This time of year is ideal to improve our […]

Three Healthy Snacks for Those Long Summer Days

By |July 11th, 2017|

When we eat too many refined sugars (high fructose corn syrup, white cane or beet sugar, cookies, candy bars, high sugar protein bars), our bodies are more susceptible to illness. There are even more long-term ramifications to the consumption of refined sweets.

White beet/cane sugar needs no digestion and rapidly enters the bloodstream. As such, […]

Green Spring Recipes

By |April 18th, 2017|

Green spring tonics are a time-honored tradition to encourage gentle liver and gall bladder renewal. Leafy greens, both wild and cultivated, are some of the most nutrient dense vegetables of all, and we’ll discuss their nutrition as well as many other health benefits.

This is a time when we transition from winter hibernation to summer […]

A Sweet Spice Mix For Spring

By |March 26th, 2017|

As the early days of spring continue to be brisk and cold, you may want to try and bring some additional zing into your diet through warming spices. There’s a particular spice blend that is not only perfect for this time of year, but is a great fit for any sweet dish. I recommend […]

Three Winter Digestion Teas

By |February 8th, 2017|

Good digestive health is important for well-being in so many ways – not just how well you fit into your jeans but by supporting your immune system, increasing the ability to absorb nutrients, healthy glowing skin and even, it’s increasingly believed, your mood!
As ever, herbs can help, so here are my three favorite tea […]

A Tea For The Winter Season

By |December 30th, 2016|

New Year’s is a time when many of us connect with family, friends, and our community. But be aware: cold and flu viruses can spread like wildfire at this time of year, spoiling all the fun.

Fight back with natural health strategies and herbal remedies to keep you well through the winter days.

Catch it early!
There’s […]