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Holiday Dishes

So, Asian traditional medical diets turned out to be a bit more than I could handle, so that will be revisited. In the meantime, Thanksgiving was a success. So here are a few holiday recipes to enjoy. A fantastic resource … Continue reading

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Start at the Center: Earth Element and the Spleen

TCM and Chinese philosophy in general seeks to maintain a proper balance. The best way to keep your balance is to stay close to the center and make small movements. Imagine a seesaw. Stand on teh fulcrum and you’re secure. … Continue reading

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TCM and the Five Elements

How to sum up thousands of years of Chinese medicine and the integral five elements model in a blog post? Probably not worth attempting, but that is the point of the first phase of this year’s MOFO. So… Chinese medicine … Continue reading

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Vegan MOFO 2016

I like the PPK idea to move MOFO around the calendar a bit to get a different seasonal take on things, but it putting it in November makes it tough for those of us who also like to try our … Continue reading

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Breakfast Burrito Casserole

Into my inbox from Forks Over Knives came this interesting recipe originally posted months ago. Take the traditional breakfast burrito elements, and sandwich them between layers of potatoes. The top layer uses shredded potatoes seasoned with nutrtiional yeast to get … Continue reading

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Vegan Mofo Day 9: Retro Dish Spinach Pasta Casserole

I think I may really be getting the hang of this retro casserole thing. For me, casseroles are comfort food. I have fond memories of steaming hot casseroles emerging from the oven in all their tasty glory. They made great … Continue reading

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Cuban Potatoes Picadillo

So a question came up, what do you do with red potatoes? The questioner had only previously bought Yukon gold potatoes and russet, but a sale prompted the new purchase. The ensuing discussion provided some favorite recipes, including this one … Continue reading

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