Monthly Archives: August 2013

Cold And Flu Season Tidbits- How East Asian medicine can help

As I write this, some children have already gone back to school. A second wave will start right after Labor Day weekend, and college students will be in class by the end of the month. Parents, teachers, and students know the drill. School starts. Immune systems mingle, fraternize, share drinks, and maybe even some slightly […]

Late August Farmer’s Market Recipes- Green Bean Salad and Meat Balls

Warm Green Bean Salad with Mustard Dressing Ingredients: Two solid handfuls of green beans or purple bush beans 1/2 cup cremini mushrooms 1 cup parsley 1 small onion Dressing: 2 T cold-pressed olive oil 2 T whole grain mustard 1-2 tsp white wine vinegar optional: 1 tsp honey Cooking instructions: Rinse and trim the tips […]

Early August Farmer’s Market Recipes- GF Quiche and Sweet Corn Salad

Gluten-free Summer Quiche¬† Ingredients: Crust: 2 cups almonds or almond flour 1 cup walnuts or walnut flour 3-4 T butter, or you can substitute 1/2 of the butter with low-fat/non-fat yoghurt if you are trying to cut fat Filling: 1 summer squash 1 head kale 1 onion 6 cremini mushrooms 6 eggs 1 cup half […]

The Domino Effect Of Heartburn Medications

If I asked you to trade me your heartburn symptoms for bone density loss, possible infection, and vitamin deficiencies, would you? Long-term use of acid reflux medications, known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), have dangerous side effects. To fully understand how PPIs create this domino effect of ill health, we have to look at the […]