Fall Food Intake

Fall food intake is focused on eliminating any further accumulation of Fire energy from Summer and to prepare the Body for the leaner, harsher months of Winter. This often turns our attention to warm, moist foods that contrast in tastes.  A good example of these are stews, soups, and casseroles.   This food supplies a variety of tastes and textures. The … Read More

Fall spices

Fall is a great time to incorporate spices into our lives.  Most of us use spices without thinking about their medicinal application or changing them from season to season.  We usually just follow what a recipe says to add. The are many different spices that have remarkable health-giving benefits.  By adding them to your food, you give yourself a chance … Read More

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) teaches us about Fall

                Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) sees Fall as the time when the energy of Earth transforms into Metal.  It considers the time of Indian Summer a separate season. Indian Summer and Fall are times when Energy is starting to withdraw or recede. TCM sees this as a time when  Energy is condensing or … Read More