Four Thieves Vinegar

Four Thieves Vinegar

THE GARDEN HERBAL REMEDY THAT SURVIVED THE PLAGUE   Four Thieves Vinegar is the stuff of legends and kitchen magic.  Recipes for this concoction are ...
Chrysanthemum tea

Chrysanthemum tea

Cold Chrysanthemum Tea An ideal summer drink Chrysanthemum flower of Ju Hua in Mandarin, is used in Chinese Herbal Medicine to address early stages ...
Cucumber Cool This Summer

Cucumber Cool This Summer

There’s a reason we say “Cool as a cucumber.” Cucumbers have been around for about 10,000 years. They started out as a tropical plant but have been ...
Turmeric:  The Trendy Herb That Lives Up To The Hype

Turmeric: The Trendy Herb That Lives Up To The Hype

Next time you think about having a cup of coffee, try some Golden Milk instead. Drinking a cup of Golden Milk every day could keep the doctor away!  ...
Bone Broth for Winter Health

Bone Broth for Winter Health

Soups or broths are excellent for supporting the Lungs in the fall and winter. In Chinese medicine bone broth nourishes our Kidneys—the internal ...
Miso Soup with Scallions – A tasty cure for the common cold

Miso Soup with Scallions – A tasty cure for the common cold

Did you know that Miso Soup with Scallions is an ancient Chinese herbal remedy for colds? In 300 AD famous herbalist, Ge Hong, writes about Miso ...
Jing Ball Recipe

Jing Ball Recipe

  Herbal Tonics need not be bitter teas or handfuls of pills.  In fact, one of the best ways to nourish and tonify is by creating foods and treats ...
Bean Sprout and Wood Ear Salad

Bean Sprout and Wood Ear Salad

                      Bean Sprout and Wood Ear Salad If you have one nearby, visit an Asian market and get the ingredients below.  Things will be ...
How Do You Mend a Broken Heart?

How Do You Mend a Broken Heart?

There are many reasons a heart can break. It could be a literal break, as in a heart attack or a cardiovascular illness.  Or, it could be a ...
Beet Borscht for a Spring Liver Cleanse

Beet Borscht for a Spring Liver Cleanse

Spring is Liver time, and a good time to give your liver a little extra attention after a long winter.  Beets are a good food to assist your liver ...
Love Without Chocolate?

Love Without Chocolate?

“I have this theory that chocolate slows down the aging process. It may not be true, but do I dare take the chance?”   – Katherine Hepburn ...
Making Lacto-Fermented Vegetables Post

Making Lacto-Fermented Vegetables Post

Fermentation may be the oldest method for preserving food.  It adds intense and complex flavors to whatever is fermented.  Fermentation is used in ...
Deviled Eggs

Deviled Eggs

Deviled Eggs Eggs have been unfairly demonized because they contain large amounts of cholesterol.  However, dietary cholesterol doesn’t necessarily ...