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Plant Medicine

The following information was submitted by Eileen Daugherty, a student in Karuna’s 500-Hour Five Element Shiatsu Program ,as a part of the Local Herbs and Plants as Medicine component of the training. In this elective to the shiatsu program, students study with local herbalist Chris Marano, RH of Clearpath Herbals. Students take herbal walks and forage indigenous …

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It Don’t Mean a Thing if It Aint Got That Jing

Karuna’s 500-Hour Five Elements Shiatsu Certification Program just commenced its third weekend training. The focus of the training was on the Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) concept of Jing. Jing, the Water element, is stored within the kidneys and “is said to be the material basis for the physical body and is yīn in nature, which means …

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Vegan Holiday Feast!

Almond Nog Soak 1 cup almonds 8 hours. Strain. Place in blender Add 1/2 cup dates soaked for 30 minuets. Strain. Add to blender Add 1/2 vanilla bean or tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp grated nutmeg 3 cups water Blend, strain if you wish. Chill and enjoy. Country Style Cashew Gravy 2 cups water 1/2 …

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Leek Miso Soup

Leek Miso Soup from Wild Flavors by Didi Emmons Makes 4 Servings 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 2 medium leeks, chopped into 1/2-inch pieces, green and white parts seperated 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 cup yellow split peas 2 teaspoons freshly minced ginger 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin pinch ground cloves 1 cup chopped carrots, in …

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Fire Cider Recipe

Eileen’s favorite remedy, that she serves in her grandmother’s sherry glasses, part of her enjoyment is watching the blood rise to drinkers’ face and listening to their oo’s and ahh’s as they swallow it! Ingredients 1 quart Organic Apple Cider Vinegar 1/2 cup Horseradish root grated 1/8 cup of Garlic chopped 1/2 cup of Onion …

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Thanksgiving Recipe: Maple Squash or Pumpkin Pie

Maple Squash or Pumpkin Pie Custard: 2 c. dry mashed organic squash or pumpkin 3 local eggs 1 and 1/3 c. maple syrup (or combine maple syrup and organic brown sugar) 2 t. cinnamon 1/2 t. ground ginger 1/4 t. ground nutmeg dash of ground cloves 2 T. vanilla 1 – 1.5 c. soy creamer …

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Recipe: Goji and Chia Elixir of Life

Chia and Gogi drink 2 Tbsp Gogi Berries 2 Tbsp Chia Seeds 16 oz water (room temp or cool) or juice Pour water or juice into a large jar or glass. Add goji berries and chia seeds and stir or shake immediately. Let mixture sit for at least 10 minutes*. Stir or shake again. Some of the …

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Chia Cashew Tapioca Pudding with Fresh Fruit Garnish

Chia Cashew Tapioca Pudding with Fresh Fruit Garnish ½ Cup Raw cashews (let soak for 30 minutes) 1 ½ Cups Water 1 TSP vanilla extract 1/8 cup maple syrup a pinch of salt Blend ingredients together for a minute or two until well blended. Add 4 ½ TBSP of chia seeds Mix well & let …

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