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TCM diet

5 Winter Food Tips

NOTE: The info below is for general information only. It doesn’t replace a personalized assessment and a therapeutic food plan specific for your constitution (yin/yang, hot/cool, dry/moist, organ system balances, etc.).  A more personalized Chinese medicine...

Eat your greens! Easy, super-healthy dressing

Having a delicious dressing in the fridge makes eating healthy veggies easy, which will help you stick to your cancer prevention or other healthy eating plan! Not to brag, but I often get compliments on my salad dressings! 🙂 I use it on all veggies, not just raw, cold...

5 Food Tips for Stress and Anxiety

1) It’s not just WHAT we eat, but HOW.  Many of us rush around trying to meet obligations and deadlines, and a strict diet can definitely become one more stressor, one more thing to be hard on ourselves for. Step One can be just scheduling in enough time to sit...

Two Anti-Anxiety (vegan, gluten-free) recipes

I’ve chosen and adapted two vegan, gluten-free recipes below, for their anti-anxiety ingredients (based on the Traditional Chinese Medicine analysis of these foods). Mung Bean and Kale Soup (serves ~6) 1 tablespoon refined organic coconut oil 20-25 small crimini...

Fall Food & Health Tips

Ah, fall. The dry, crisp air fills with the sounds of kids going back to school, crunching through red and yellow leaves. The flavours of spiced harvest soups and pies, the soft comfort of sweaters pulled out from hidden shelves. Ah, the beauty of autumn –...