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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 […]

The Beets are back! Farmer’s Market Recipes week of July 29, 2013

Recipes in this weeks blog: Pambiche inspired Beet Salad Savory Quinoa Veggie Fest Dessert: fresh peach and goat cheese with balsamic reduction Pambiche inspired Beet Salad Recipe Ingredients: 9 small beets 6 green onions 1 bunch/head cilantro 2-3 T balsamic vinegar 2 T olive oil 1/4 tsp ground pepper pinch of salt (optional, I often omit […]

Mid July Farmer’s Market Recipes

Peachy- Basil Smoothie Ingredients: 2 peaches 1/3 cup blueberries Juice of 1/2 lemon 6-10 basil leaves 1/4 cup of water 1/4 cup ice cubes (optional) In a blender add 1/4 cup water, then 6-10 basil leaves, 1/3 cup blueberries. Squeeze the juice from half a lemon into the blender. Cut the peach meat away from […]

Seasonal Allergies and Other Cyclical Summer Ailments

In Chinese medicine, the seasons can play a major role in your personal healthcare. Specific weather patterns ebb and flow with the seasons, just as certain health concerns take on a cyclical pattern. Some common health concerns that have a cyclical nature are seasonal allergies, autoimmune disorders, and some mental health conditions. If one struggles […]

Springtime Recipes to Soothe a Feisty Liver

This post is created to add onto my article in the March issue of the Walla Walla Lifestyles Magazine. To view the complete discussion of how the Liver and Gallbladder are associated with springtime, tendons, and feisty emotions, please check out the previous blogpost entitled “Spring Tis’ The Season of the Liver and Gallbladder.” The […]

Spring Tis’ The Season of the Liver and Gallbladder

In Traditional East Asian Medicine our bodies are a microcosm of the natural world. Each organ system is related to a season, an aspect of nature, a cognitive function, a body tissue, and an emotion. March marks the beginning of spring and the season of the Liver and Gallbladder in East Asian Medicine. The Liver […]