Monthly Archives: November 2013

Gluten-free Thanksgiving

The holidays can be an extra hard time for anyone with food sensitivities or allergies. It may feel overwhelming to try to tackle a gluten free Thanksgiving, but there are many options out there. Option one: would be to get creative and try to find multiple recipes that celebrate the autumn vegetable bounty without any […]

Want a strong digestive system? Food preparation is considered key.

One of the most controversial topics in my clinic is the discussion of diet and food preparation. Not only is food very literally considered medicine in East Asian medicine, but food preparation is key. In East Asian medicine, every food item has a property such as damp, astringent, drying, and moistening. They also have a […]

Broccoli Caraway Soup

I know that I just wrote a blog post about the importance of eating orange and yellow squashes, and root vegetables this time of year. I was all set to keep working on some squash recipes for this week, but then I had a huge broccoli craving. In honor of all the amazing flavor and […]

Butternut Squash, Chicken Mole Enchilada Casserole

Chicken and Butternut Squash Enchiladas with Mole Ingredients 1 medium butternut squash 1 large onion 2-4 cloves garlic 1 T cumin 1 large skinless chicken breast 1 head of spinach 1 jar of Mole.¬† I like the 8.25 ounce glass jar of Dona Maria Mole with the yellow metal lid. About 4 cups chicken or […]

A Guide to Autumn Foods to Improve Health- an East Asian Medicine Perspective

To my dear readers, I apologize for my blogging hiatus. I am happy to announce that my husband and I bought a house, moved, and have had a handful of other positive stressors during the month of October. I needed a bit more balance in my life, hence the blogging break. But now I am […]