Winter – Following the Four Seasons

Winter is a time of hibernation, rest, internalisation and revitalisation. It is when our bodies’ energy turns inwards to preserve heat and keep our core warm, while simultaneously supporting our external body (skin) to stay closed and secure from the cold. Some of the ways we can support our bodies in winter is …

Lentil Parsnip Dal

This is the first in a series of various recipes to assist thorough seasonal change and healing foods for certain conditions. This recipe nourishes qi, your digestion and grounds you while processing internal congestion and also stimulates the function of the Lungs; the various spices provide movement and warmth to …

How to Survive the Festive Season

It’s that time again, the month of December where everyone wants to catch up, when families and friends come together and celebrate the closing of the year. It can be an amazing month filled with laughs, good conversation, wonderful events and lots of good food. I love many aspects of …