Due to COVID-19 my physical acupuncture practice is temporarily closed. Herbal remedies can be purchased online through my shop.
February 10, 2015
Here’s a vegan, grain free, gluten free, soy free, dairy free, egg free, corn free, pretty much everything free cookie that those with a long laundry list of ingredients to avoid could probably eat. Don’t worry, I promise these actually taste good!
Preheat your oven to 350. Prepare your flax egg replacer before you begin mixing other ingredients. Start with 2 tablespoons of fresh whole flax seeds. Grind them up and add about 5 tablespoons of water, stir and set aside. The ground flax will congeal. Let sit for 5 – 10 minutes.
Next combine dry ingredients (almond flour, baking soda, salt, blonde coconut palm sugar) and mix well.
Add congealed flax mixture, macadamia nut oil, and smashed raspberries to the dry mixture and mix well.
Roll dough out onto a piece of parchment paper. Dough will be slightly sticky. If you have a heart shaped cookie cutter then use it to cut the cookies into heart shapes. Don’t worry if you don’t have one. Just scoop dough up with a tablespoon and press down on a well greased cookie sheet. Bake for 18 – 22 minutes.
Transfer to a cooling rack and let cool for 20 minutes before serving.
MMMmmmm Yummy Grain Free & Vegan Raspberry Almond Cookies!
March 23, 2020
December 21, 2019
With a vast drop in temperature, darker skies and rainy days, winter is the most yin of all the seasons. It is associated with the kidney and bladder organs, the color black, the element water, the emotion fear, and salty and bitter flavors.
December 06, 2019
Goji berries are one of the most well known Chinese herbs in the US. Used for over 2000 years in China, they were first mentioned in the Shen Nong Ben Cao Jing, the oldest known book on Chinese herbs in 200 BC. They are prized for their ability to tonify blood and yin without causing stagnation. Consumed daily in China as a food and herbal medicine, goji berries are revered for their anti-aging properties. They are used in many beauty tonics.