“You come here to learn how to enjoy life. You have to discover you are sleeping under a diamond and don’t know it.“ - Nan Lu


Eating for healing is an exciting way to nurture your body. Foods are selected for their energetic abilities to enhance the body.

YUMMY NOODLESPine nuts enhance this dish and strengthen Kidney function, while garlic enhances Liver and Stomach health.
KALE AND KIDNEY BEAN PASTAKidney beans and kale are beneficial for the heart – here’s an easy pasta dish to incorporate both of these healing foods for heart health!
DANDELION PESTO PASTADandelion greens have been used for thousands of years in China for supporting and detoxifying the Liver, and garlic also helps to support Liver and Stomach health. Pine nuts support the Liver’s “mother,” the Kidney (according to Five Element Theory). This pesto is great tossed with pasta and additional toasted pine nuts and roasted vegetables such as cauliflower (for the Kidney) or zucchini (for the Liver)! It can also be great spread on crunchy thin crust, topped with thinly sliced veggies and baked for a pesto pizza!
QUINOA WITH CHICKPEASQuinoa was once called “the gold of the Incas.” It is a superfood—rich in fiber, protein, iron, and much more. It also has a warm essence that helps to remove dampness and stagnation from the body. Many other elements of this recipe have healing benefits as well. Olives and sea salt are both beneficial to the Kidney. Sundried tomatoes support your Heart function, and lemon and chives boost your Liver. And in addition to adding a nice crunch to this dish, the chickpeas strengthen the Spleen, Heart, and Lung.
ADORNED COUSCOUSWith hints of citrus, this refreshing dish is also warming and nourishing. Couscous helps aid in digestion and balance fluid in the body. The various ingredients in this dish support most of the major organs. Cucumber: Lung; Garlic, Scallions, Lemon: Liver; Mango: Stomach; Pine nuts and Kidney Beans: Kidney.
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