Springtime!

‘Spring’s element is wood, the organs are the Liver and Gallbladder, the color is green, the taste is bitter, the climate is wind, the stage of development is birth, the planet is Jupiter, the sense organs are the eyes, the emotion is anger, and the sound is...

Week Three…Practice makes perfect.

I have only good things to say about week three, really. My sleep and digestion are the best they have been since…the last time I did the program. So, while I don’t have much to say about myself this week (I can hear you sighing with relief), here are some...

Medicine from Leftovers

May your holidays be bountiful enough that you will end up with leftover turkey! But after you’ve given the dog his fair share, what to do with all that leftover meat? Americans typically waste about 35% of a turkey, not to mention all the resources that went into...

Self-Care for Colds & Flu

Sometimes no matter how hard we try to rest and eat right, colds and flu get the best of us. You might feel fatigued or run-down a few days before symptoms manifest, so if you start listening to your body you may be able to reduce your symptoms by resting early on. In...

Tomato-Ginger Soup Recipe

In autumn, people are more susceptible to catching colds and flu as the weather changes. One way to bolster your immune system is by eating appropriate seasonal foods. This soup combines the late summer tomato harvest with fresh ginger, which warms digestion and helps...