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,…

Herbal Allies For Anxiety

There are many types of anxiety. I wanted to share a few that can be friends in your healing journey.  For anxious stomach – Lavender oil pills are excellent. Health food stores usually carry them. Depending on dose take 1 a couple times a day if struggling with this long term. If its more acute…

5 Ways to Stay Sane in Today’s World

Todays world feels chaotic, out of control and too fast. Our bodies and minds are having a hard time keeping up. It can cause us to fall into depression or rise so quickly that we move into anxiety. It may feel like things are worst than ever and it can be hard to hold on…

Herbs for Stress

Stress is no fun and it seems its at every corner of our lives these days. Whether it’s our job, our family, friends, social events, the environment, politics etc. Stress doesn’t have to dominate our lives in facts it’s very important to manage it for long term health. Here are some of the herbs that…

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…