For those of us managing autoimmune conditions, a big holiday weekend like this can be challenging. As I am currently on AIP, I am not eating grains, dairy, legumes, nuts, seeds, or nightshade veggies. That means no bun with my burger, no ice cream, no chips, no potato salad, no tabbouleh, no hummus….. So, I’m … Continue reading July 4th Weekend and FOOD
After attending Terry Wahls talk, Acupuncture of Iowa promotes her approach to nutrition, as it is in line with the Oriental Medical perspective on healing the body with diet and nutrition. Dr. Wahls book is available for purchase at the clinic.
We just got back from a two day workshop with Paul Pitchford, author of Healing with Whole Foods. It was very interesting, if not daunting. His book is a huge one, full of information about Chinese medicine and using diet to heal diseases. The big news was that parasites are a huge part of most … Continue reading Healing Through Whole Foods
I started my detox this weekend to prepare for offering it to clients, and decided to post my first few recipes for the food I am eating. These are all simple and really yummy. If you are not used to the taste of real food, they will introduce you gently.
Introduction to the condition of ‘summer heat’ as identified in Chinese medicine with recommendations for herbs and foods to assist in preventing and treating the condition.
Basic smoothie recipe and variations for health and detoxification.
I found a couple of chicken breasts, on the bone, in my freezer, and came up with this simple recipe. 2 Chicken breasts, on bone, or off, skin removed 1 med onion, red or white 1 stalk celery, sliced into 1/4in slices 1 carrot, sliced as celery 2 t chili powder 2 t ground cumin … Continue reading Today’s Recipe: Easy Mexican Chicken
Simple recipe for vegetable stir fry. This is an easy way to get lots of veges into the diet to optimize your physiology and especially detoxification.
Simple beginners recipe for cooking brown rice.
Basic recipe for sauteed carrots with variations