November 2022

November is the month that brings our attention to being grateful. We are still in the midst of harvest season and nature’s seasonal change.  We’ve had a beautiful autumn here in Nashville, which has filled my eyes and my mind with wonderful colors.  I have been nurtured by all the fall vegetables, and my heart […]

Seasonal Cooking Class: October 15

October 15, 2022  Seasonal Cooking Class:Lungs and Large Intestine Menu:Pumpkin Soup with Roasted Pumpkin SeedsNishime Root StewLentil LoafCabbage Pressed Salad

October 2022

September 22nd marked the equinox, where summer energy began to phase into fall energy.  You feel it in the crispness of the air, and you see it in the changing leaves of the trees. You often hear me talk about and make reference to the movement of energy, whether it’s in the food we eat or how we interact […]

July 2022

We are experiencing a new moon in July.  The sky is clear, and the moon’s curvature is highlighted against the night sky.  You can’t miss it.  So much of nature’s beauty is missed because we don’t take the time to be present. As I read through the meanings of a new moon in astrology, spirituality, and science, the common […]

June 2022

We usually think of February as the “heart” month, mostly because of Valentine’s Day and the fact that we represent the emotion of love with the heart symbol. However, it is now June, and in Traditional Chinese medicine, we learn that the heart is stimulated and activated (along with the small intestines) to recycle its energy during the summer months.  These systems […]

Five Transformative Tuesdays

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Seasonal Cooking Class: May 14

Menu: Lemony Split-Pea Miso Soup, Blanched Veggies with Sweet-and-Sour Tahini Sauce, Sauerkraut Tempeh, Quinoa and Kale