If you know me at all or have been following the Breakfast Cure story, then you are aware of how I love Chinese medicine with my heart and soul. I’m continuously humbled by the wealth of ancient knowledge and how this wisdom can be applied to the most modern concerns and always sheds a brilliant […]
I’ve noticed that our culture is not very focused on the liver. Where is it? Most don’t even know. What does it do? Why do we care? When I was living in France during my junior year of high school, I was aware of how many folks would bring up their liver in casual conversation. […]
Have you wondered what inspires Breakfast Cure recipe creation? There is always a different answer because each flavor has a unique spark. This year, I really needed something that would chill me out! Why, you ask? I turned 50 this year. I was experiencing the heat which often accompanies menopause. That sweating just doesn’t stop […]
To make energy, or Qi (pronounced “chee”) for ourselves, we must breathe air into our Lungs and be able to digest food in our Stomach. Out of air and food we make Qi, our animating life-force. The understanding of Qi is one of the main ways that medicine and thought in Asia contrast with our […]
Good Morning. I’m Karen Taylor. I’m the founder of the Breakfast Cure. Today I want to talk to you about congee. Congee is a traditional Asian rice porridge, that’s been eaten all over Asia for hundreds, if not thousands of years. The Breakfast Cure is a modern adaptation of that. I’ve spent a lot of […]
Karen Taylor has been practicing acupuncture and herbal medicine since 1995. Karen is also a breakfast pioneer. She has been prescribing warm, cooked, congee breakfasts to her patients for over 20 years with great results. Karen founded The Breakfast Cure to share this healing, energizing comfort food with you. Perfect for busy people, Breakfast Cure […]
I’ve been hearing from a lot of folks who love using the 1.5-2 quart crock pot to cook breakfast overnight! Yay! Just two quick tips. First, be sure to soak the crock as soon as you serve to make clean-up a snap. It really helps! Secondly, save your leftovers for another yummy breakfast. I love […]
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