Summer is not the best time for cooking huge feasts over a hot stove. No, this is the time of year to keep it simple and spend some time outside soaking up all that glorious daylight. Enter congee, the easiest, most hydrating meal that boosts metabolism and improves digestion. It’s great waking up to breakfast […]
Summer is a wonderful time to eat congee for breakast. Yes, even if it’s warm outside, your digestion will thank you for this perfect fast-breaking feast. Nothing to cook over a hot stove. No baking to heat up the place. Slow-cooked breakfast, ready on summer mornings when you wake up, is the perfect way to […]
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 should you care, and why should you eat blueberries for your liver in springtime? Let’s do a little exploring. When I was living in France during my junior year of high […]
You probably already know that fiber is necessary for healthy and regular elimination, but did you know that water plays an equally important role in that process? It’s important to consume enough water along with that fiber in order to plump it up and soften it. That way the food moves easily through the intestines, […]
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 […]
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