Soft Cooked Cabbage & Onions Soothes & Nourishes the Lungs & Stomach

In this series of posts, I've been focusing on food therapy, with a little Chinese herbal therapy thrown in to help treat wind-cold and wind-heat invasions, which tend to spread quickly this time of year.  In the previous post, apples were the star of the show for helping moisten a dry cough, dry skin, and … Continue reading Soft Cooked Cabbage & Onions Soothes & Nourishes the Lungs & Stomach

Food Therapy For Seasonal Colds & Anemic Conditions

Everyone has their go-to foods they automatically reach for when feeling run down.  Sometimes, no food is appealing, depending on what type of bug-a-boo you've caught.  Here are a couple suggestions for eating according to the principles of Chinese food therapy and macrobiotics. Making soups and congees has long been part of Chinese food therapy. … Continue reading Food Therapy For Seasonal Colds & Anemic Conditions

Hungarian Lentil Soup & Day of Meals

I'm not sure this is exactly Hungarian, but the ingredients reminded me of what a Hungarian Lentil Soup may contain ~ lentils, beet, cabbage and walnuts.  Yes, walnuts.  That is just what I was craving, what can I say?  I sometimes just crave certain food combos, so here is the result of today's craving. Perhaps … Continue reading Hungarian Lentil Soup & Day of Meals