30 days of winter…day 11…Herbal Beef Strog

Cooking with Herbs – Herbal Beef Strog We’re at day 10 already! Weather getting cooler and calling for a more hearty warming diet! This is my herbal version of a classic Russian dish. Herbal beef Strog switches out cream for yoghurt, and by adding some Chinese herbs and vegetable chowder to the dish is still Read more about 30 days of winter…day 11…Herbal Beef Strog[…]

30 days of winter…day 10…basic Veg Soup

Veg Soup…the basic of basics, but this soup can have lots of uses and it’s incredibly healthy…lets learn how to make it.  You can eat it as a heathy meal after recovery from the flu or colds where you had a bit of low appetite, its easy to digest and full of healthy vegies. use Read more about 30 days of winter…day 10…basic Veg Soup[…]

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30 days of winter…day 7…Miso

Miso Soup one of the most simple, easy foods yet it’s often overlooked You can buy miso soup in one-cup portion sachets …did you know each sachet is only 25 calories! The low calories is not the only reason it’s so good for winter. As a soup, it’s warm and nourishing. There are lot of Read more about 30 days of winter…day 7…Miso[…]

30 days of winter…day 6 – nourishing snack

Eating warm, cooked food is preferred in Winter season. Walnuts are the most tonic nut in Chinese medicine. Walnuts don’t have much fat compared to other nuts, they are not as oily…so they are less dampening than nuts like peanuts and cashews. Walnuts can nourish the Jing (Essence) or Kidney yang which is responsible for Read more about 30 days of winter…day 6 – nourishing snack[…]

30 days of winter….day 5…making liniments

It’s handy to have a warming liniment in winter time. You can soothe aches and pains, use as a chest rub if you have a cough or cold and use it on stiff necks that we talked about in yesterday’s post. Today i’ll show you how easy it is to make your own liniment. First Read more about 30 days of winter….day 5…making liniments[…]

30 Days of winter – day 4…protect your neck

In Chinese medicine the back of your neck is where a cold first starts. It’s where the cold wind can get into the circulatory system and damage the warming effect of your body. When cold comes, muscles contract. You get tight, sore back of the neck. A stiff neck is often the first sign of Read more about 30 Days of winter – day 4…protect your neck[…]

30 days of winter…day 3…Sleep in!

Sleep is one of the four foundations of health in Chinese Medicine. Sleep is our repair and regeneration time. In winter, you can sleep most, according to the fundamental text of Chinese medicine, the Nei Jing (Yellow Emperor’s Internal Classic of Chinese medicine). Winter you can go to bed earlier and get up later. If Read more about 30 days of winter…day 3…Sleep in![…]