Category: Recipes

Cauliflower Rice Party!

I came late to the cauliflower rice party, but I’ve been enjoying it since I arrived.


DIY Treatments For An Itchy Scalp

Whether you have scalp psoriasis, or just irritation caused by a dry, flaky scalp, here are several natural and affordable do it yourself DIY treatments to help soothe your symptoms.


Why Bone Broth is Good for you (and how to make your own)

Your granny was right! A good soup has healing properties. We’re not talking about any old soup, however. There’s nothing particularly curative about the kind of soup that comes in a can or a carton. Soup’s much vaunted medicinal properties come from the broth that makes it and that broth gets its goodness from bones.


Zucchini “Pasta” with Avocado Pesto, Arugula and Shrimp

We first tasted zucchini pasta at a raw food restaurant a few years ago and were blown away by how similar it is to regular noodles only with some very notable health benefits. This article compares regular pasta to the veggie version and reveals that a normal bowl of pasta has 581 calories and 121g of carbs […]

picklessssss by Emma Thake

In a Pickle about how to spend your afternoon off? Then you’ll Relish this recipe!

Hey all! Emma here with another recipe for you. A while ago I wrote a post about how to make strawberry jam and now I’m back with a yummy recipe for pickles. I seem to be very into things that can be canned! These are so fun to make, and if you’re a fan of all things vinegar-y […]


The Power of Sriracha

It’s Thai. It’s trendy. It gives your food a tangy kick in the taste buds. And you’ve probably heard about it and seen it on the tables of many New York eateries far and wide these days. Sriracha sauce is indeed all that and a bag of…peppers. But there’s more to this sauce than something […]

female shower by Emma Thake

DIY all natural hair mask

I’ve noticed that my hair is getting a little damaged from all the sun and heat and occasional ocean dips. I wanted to see if there was a way to rejuvenate my hair naturally and this is what I found!


Banana Bread for Allergy Sufferers (gluten-free, grain-free, egg-free and dairy free)

Some of our patients have allergies to wheat, dairy and eggs. In fact I’m seeing more people with these kinds of sensitivities, which makes me wonder if these foods are creating inflammation in a way they didn’t used to, because of modern farming and food production methods. Personally I feel better if I follow a […]


How to Make Rhubarb Juice

Did you know that rhubarb is a Chinese herb? These days we think of it as a tasty pie filling, but rhubarb has been used for thousands of years in Asia to benefit digestion and treat liver and gallbladder problems. More recently there has been research about using rhubarb to fight cancer.


Eating for your Fertility Type: Stuck

The characteristic qualities of the Stuck type include physical stress manifested in sluggish digestion, hormonal shifts within the menstrual cycle and extra care in promoting healthy blood flow in menstruation.   For these women, Jill suggests a diet that creates internal balance which means sourcing and cooking fresh, whole foods with a daily profile of 60% […]


Eating for your Fertility Type: Tired

Three key ways to optimize diet for the Tired type is to maintain balanced blood sugar levels, consume foods for hormonal balance and support thermal digestion using Chinese balancing therapeutic principles. In Making Babies, Jill recommends a breakdown of 50% complex carbohydrates, 30% vegetables and fruits and 20% high quality protein for the Tired woman.


Eating for your Fertility Type: Pale

This is the first of a five-part series of articles from our YinOva Nutritional Counselor Carlin Greenstein about eating for the fertility types used in Making Babies.