Spoiler Alert! Sautéed Kale and Shiitake Mushrooms (recipe below) Doctors of Chinese medicine treat the person, the unique individual rather than using a disease model like modern medicine. We know that everyone’s body has specific needs, preferences, and aversions. Listening carefully to what patients say about how they feel is the starting point. A question […]
Digestion isn’t what most people think of when I say “Yin and Yang.” Just about everyone has heard of Yin and Yang, many have seen the symbol, and some have an idea that it represents balance. In the West, exposure to this concept often ends there, yet the paradigm of Yin and Yang informs so […]
It’s hard to believe I’ll be turning fifty this month, that I’ve been practicing acupuncture for over of 20 of those years, and that The Breakfast Cure is turning one year old this very same month! I’m banned from planning any festivities for the big day thanks to wonderful friends and family, so I decided […]
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 […]
I’m so glad you’re here, because today I want to talk about one of my favorite discoveries called the Goldenberry. It’s a really special berry from South America. It’s also known as a Peruvian cherry, Gooseberry, Aztec berry, but I like to call it a Goldenberry. They are really amazing in congee because they soak […]
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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