Nettle Soup

As buds and catkins emerge, the vital force in our body begins to move. We may feel new bursts of energy or even agitation as our liver chi, much like the green world begins to sprout. Spring time is an excellent time to cleanse, or lighten the load on our bodies. Here is a yummy,…

Overcoming Depression

Tips to overcome depression Depression can feel like a looming cloud of darkness that follows us everywhere we go. We may loose interest in activities we once enjoyed, our sex drive may dive, we may feel hopeless, lost or uninterested in life. When the nervous system for a variety of reasons like excess stress, trauma,…

Easy and Quick Shiitake Quinoa

The other day I was in need of a quick meal. Busy times call for efficiency and so I came up with a Shiitake Quinoa recipe. It’s easy, fast and super nutritious! Shiitake is an excellent mushroom and is great for the adrenals. In times of stress, I make sure to add some shiitake mushrooms…

What is the Kapha Dosha?

As it is springtime, I wanted to start off with the Kapha dosha and what it is. Kapha is made up of the elements of earth and water. It’s main season in which it accumulates is winter, however, it tends to show aggravation in the spring if there is an imbalance and one is not…

Easy Leek Soup

Feeling cold during the spring months? Wanting to help move that stagnation but also want to feel light and in tune with the season? I made some yummy leek soup and it was easy, tasted great and my body was happy. Leeks are full of vitamins and are easy on digestion. They have many health…