2022 Chinese Lunar New Year

On Tuesday, February 1, 2022, we enter the Year of the Yang Water-Tiger. This Chinese Lunar New Year marks the first of a sixteen day celebration. During these sixteen-days, we celebrate moving into a new energetic year. The Chinese Lunar New Year is also a time to celebrate leaving winter and welcoming spring! Each year, […]

5 Flavors for Healing with Food, Herbs & Spices

“Let food be thy medicine, and let medicine be thy food.” Hippocrates Everyone struggles with their relationship to food. Choosing what to eat can be challenging, frustrating and overwhelming.  Once you begin to show signs of discomfort like constipation, hot flashes, fatigue, and food allergies or food sensitivities, your relationship with food becomes even more […]

The Effects of the Bitter Flavor

My Experience with Bitter Coffee How do you relate to the bitter flavor? Do you crave it from your coffee, love it in dark chocolate or perhaps, need it from your Brussel sprouts? I have a love hate relationship with the bitter flavor. Its taste is striking and distinct, yet harsh and brass at times […]

The Sweet Flavor, The Sugar you Need

Sugar has a terrible reputation. It’s been condemned by medical studies and doctors so much so that it is feared by many.  This fear has caused a deficiency in humans: a deficiency of sugar or glucose. This deficiency means that your body and brain are not getting enough glucose. As a result, Americans are experiencing […]