Mint – Nature’s Chill Pill

By |2020-10-14T00:36:45+00:00July 20, 2020|Food As Medicine, Seasonal Eating, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)|

Ahhh, the magical freshness of mint. Everyone has experienced it in one way or another. Be it a stick of gum, a cup of mint tea or fresh mint chopped as a garnish. Mint is a backyard staple in the [...]

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Dandelion – Hearty, Resilient and Cleansing

By |2020-10-14T00:37:04+00:00May 18, 2020|Food As Medicine|

This bright sunshine loving plant is virtually impossible to avoid as soon as the weather changes. We're quick to label them a weed, but before you dig them out of your yard and chuck them in the green bin, read [...]

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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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Homemade Masala Tea (aka Chai) 

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

Not only does this tea taste delicious and warm the bones on a blustery and chilly day, it also smells simply amazing and brings a rich coziness to home. Known as Chai tea in North America  which given that chai [...]

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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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