Monthly Archives: July 2014

Key Summer Tips For Optimal Health This Summer

In Chinese medicine, the summer is related to the heart. The heart is thought to be the fire organ of the body (each organ gets an element), and the heart fire will easily ‘blaze out of control’ when certain conditions arise. Heart fire blazing in Chinese medicine could be one of many conditions, such as […]


Farmer’s Market Recipes: Green bean salad with mustard dressing and a side of meatballs

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 […]