The Healing Cook’s Autumn & Fall

Autumn in Chinese medicine is considered the neutral buffer zone between the seasons. The weeks before and after each of the two equinoxes and solstices represent pivotal pauses in the light patterns we experience from the sun.  At these times of transition, nature goes from the expansive growth phases of spring and summer to the […]

Oatmeal Bread

Oats have a warming thermal nature helping to restore nervous, reproductive systems, while removing cholesterol from the digestive tract and arteries. Enjoy this high-rising, easy to make delicious bread for breakfast and lunches. Ingredients: 1 pkg active dry yeast 2 tbsp honey ½ cup lukewarm water 2 cups old fashioned rolled oats ¼ cup soft […]

The Healing Cook’s Summer

Summer nurtures the “fire” element within our body. This is the time we build the overall strength of blood, chi (body energy), and constitution. Absorbing the bounty of summer encourages normal body temperature, good digestion, good sex drive, clarity and beauty of skin and eyes. Eat to encourage lightness of spirit and joyous activity. Allow […]

The Healing Cook’s Spring

Spring is a time for giving free reign to self-awareness and self-expression. This is the time for shaking off the winter blues and taking early morning walks in the fresh spring air. Earth now prepares for her rebirth as the time of celebrating the fresh shoots of green as tender young plants burst forth.   […]

A Celebration of Fire

As a tool for turning our fears into power we use the element Fire and participate in a “Firewalk”.  Many cultures use this activity of walking on hot coals or cinders as a wonderful self-empowering motivational tool. Our fearless leader, Ron Kerr, has approximately 150 firewalks behind him and is a certified Sundoor Firewalker.  All […]