Posts in Elemental Eating
Turmeric Congee

Congee porridge is warming, moistening and tonifying to the body. It’s the perfect meal to enjoy during the cooler months, when staying warm and nourished is key to feeling balanced. In TCM, herbs are often cooked into porridge to make them more palatable and as an easy way to assimilate their medicinal properties.

We added in a dash of turmeric to this recipe to promote circulation, healthy digestion and absorption of foods, and balance metabolism. This rhizome compliments the warming aspects of congee and make a simple dish come alive with its deep golden color.

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Spring Vinegars

“When in doubt, give nettles.” Nettles are traditionally used for an array of different ailments. These greens have been used for arthritis, allergies, skin issues, and more. When extracted in vinegar with other spring greens, you get a delcious and mineral rich tonic.

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