4 Healthy Recipes for The Holidays

By |November 23rd, 2015|

As we move into the holiday season, life can feel hectic with party planning and gift exchange. Instead of feeling stressed by this increased activity, create calm, grounded moments in your day by sitting down to a healing meal.
Giving Thanks
Breathe deeply before you eat. Close the eyes, breathe in for four counts, hold the […]

Using The Neti Pot Correctly

By |November 13th, 2015|

Autumn is here in its blaze of glory throughout New England. From the mountain top, the hillsides look like they are dotted with miniature bouquets of mums, in brilliant orange, red, and saffron. While fall is phenomenally beautiful, for some people it is a dreadful allergy season. The leaves begin to pile up and […]

Making Your Own Herbal Vinegars

By |October 30th, 2015|

Autumn is the time of pumpkins, cinnamon and getting cozy with a cup of tea.  For me, it is also time to start making herbal vinegars.  Vinegars are a great way to preserve the bounty of culinary and medicinal plants of the summer.  They also help add life to your cooking and make great […]

Two Recipes For Healthy Halloween Treats

By |October 19th, 2015|

The Halloween sugar onslaught is upon us. Why has this refined, de-natured sweetener taken control of the standard American diet? Not only is beet/cane sugar inexpensive, it also places the power in the hands of corporations. In addition, the sweet flavor is the primary human craving. It stimulates the release of the feel-good hormone […]

Tongue Scraping Your Way To Health

By |October 8th, 2015|

Tongue scraping has been getting a lot of attention these days. The dental care aisles are just brimming with various tools to clean the gunk off your tongue. So what’s this all about? Overnight, as the body processes everything that was ingested that day, toxins (or ama) will begin to form. This can be […]

Harvesting, Preserving, and Storing Your Herbs

By |September 27th, 2015|

It’s that time of year: the leaves are starting to change, squash and pumpkin are gracing store shelves, and gardens are bountiful.  It is also the time when many start to think of how to harvest and store many of the herbs they have growing in their gardens or near their homes.  You might […]