Black Bean and Beet Brownies – Oh Yeah!

By |2020-10-14T00:37:26+00:00November 22, 2018|Food As Medicine, Recipes, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)|

Black bean beet brownies Low in sugar and high in nutritious whole foods, these make a wonderful treat that won't leave you with a blood sugar crash. You can play around with the type of chocolate you use (I love [...]

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Top TCM Herbs for Everyday Use

By |2020-10-14T00:37:26+00:00October 4, 2018|Food As Medicine, Well-being|

As seen in The Hearty Soul Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) uses herbal medicine to rebalance the body and bring the body back to a state of health. Herbal medicine is highly customized as no two people are the same – [...]

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Our Tart little Friend – The Raspberry!

By |2020-10-14T00:37:27+00:00August 10, 2018|Food As Medicine|

I was out for a hike recently and we stubbled across bush after bush of wild raspberries. We happily munched our way along our hike and remembered the simple joy of picking a cool tart raspberry straight from the source! [...]

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The Feisty and Powerful Green Onion!

By |2020-10-14T00:37:27+00:00August 6, 2018|Food As Medicine, Seasonal Eating, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)|

Green onion, also known as spring onion, Chinese onion, scallion or spring onion is more the young version of the round mature onions we see later in the season. These ones look like bulbous scallions. This little gem is one [...]

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Ah, The Magic of the Radish

By |2020-10-14T00:37:27+00:00June 27, 2018|Food As Medicine, Seasonal Eating|

“When radishes are in season, doctors should take a break.” – Ancient Chinese proverb. Beyond the round red radishes of vegetable platter past, the radishes that are available to us now boast wonderful shapes, sizes, colours and flavours. From black [...]

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Herbs for Stress, Fatigue and Adrenal Love

By |2020-10-14T00:37:49+00:00December 4, 2017|Food As Medicine, Natural Medicine, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)|

As seen on The Hearty Soul https://theheartysoul.com/10-ancient-chinese-herbs-used-reverse-adrenal-fatigue-anxiety-stress/ You may have heard a lot about adaptogens out in the world today or you might be asking yourself, what exactly is an adaptogen anyway? Adaptogens are basically substances that help the body [...]

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Food in Focus – Pumpkin!

By |2020-10-14T00:37:49+00:00October 24, 2017|Food As Medicine, Recipes, Seasonal Eating|

Pumpkin - The Medicine On Your Plate In the fall, our energy starts to turn inwards as we prepare ourselves for winter. During this season, things start to dry up, leaves dry and fall of the trees, grass or other plants [...]

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Hello Fall!

By |2020-10-14T00:37:49+00:00October 19, 2017|Food As Medicine, Seasonal Eating, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)|

As a natural introvert (I recharge in stillness and need time away from the hubbub of modern life and socializing to gather my energy and sort through my thoughts and experiences), there is a natural bit of 'yahoo' energy that [...]

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