Monthly Archives: April 2016

Ju Hua: The Delightful Chrysanthemum Flower

Chrysanthemum has been a beloved flower and herb in Chinese Medicine for over 3,000 years. It is a perennial and garden plant that is used to clear wind and heat within the body and  to calm the liver. It is … Continue reading

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Take A Hike: Why Time in Nature is Great for Your Brain Health!

In the spirit of Earth Day, it’s time to get outside! It isn’t difficult to convince people of the benefits of spending time outdoors but a friend of mine just sent an article on how hiking changes the brain (Yep, … Continue reading

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Rock & Roll into Spring: Fresh Veggie Spring Rolls with Peanut Sauce

It’s getting warmer and some of our Bay Area Spring days are really feeling a lot like summer. With the sun shining and a warm breeze, we’ve really been in the mood for food that’s fresh, colorful and easy to … Continue reading

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