Entries by Stacey Isaacs

Fig Almond Smoothie

Fig season is my favorite season. This Fig Almond Smoothie makes great use of all of the fresh figs around right now. Late summer and early fall are fig seasons here in New York City. The farmer’s markets have tons of little baskets filled with purple and green figs. The scent is so sweet and […]

Black Bean And Pork Chili

Black Bean And Pork Chili… I guess this means it’s football season! As I write this post, it’s August. It’s the middle of summer. It’s hot and it’s beautiful. So, why am I sitting here thinking of this Black Bean And Pork Chili? And it’s not just chili, it’s everything fall related. I never ever […]

Can You Give Up What’s Making You Sick?

Can you give up what’s making you sick? Think about it… it’s not so easy. Are you willing to give up what is making you sick? Hippocrates said that before you heal someone, you should ask them this question. Hippocrates was a really smart guy… I am going to try asking all of my clients […]

Mung Bean Coconut Curry

This mung bean coconut curry is the best curry you will ever have… it makes a lover out of people who think they don’t like curries. You have to try it!. When I was writing my book — The Chinese Medicine Cookbook, I necessarily had to test out tons and tons of recipes. I tested […]

Yes, You Do Need To Practice Self Care

Yes, you do need to practice self care! You deserve it! Self care is a catch-phrase nowadays. And, with good reason. It’s really true what they say: you can’t fill anything with an empty bucket and you can’t pour from an empty cup (and a ton of other cliches like this one). But what really […]

Tea Drinkers Have Less Stress

If you are a tea drinker, you already know how wonderful a hot cuppa can make you feel. But, did you know that research has shown that tea drinkers have less stress? It seems as if everyone is looking for ways to reduce stress. Whenever I hear of a new way to reduce stress, I’m […]

Paleo Pasta With Sardines, Anchovies, And Breadcrumbs

This paleo pasta with sardines, anchovies, and breadcrumbs is my favorite pasta ever! Even if you think you don’t like sardines and anchovies, you will love this recipe. When I was in Lake Como, Italy, I had my favorite pasta dish ever. I took the recommendation of our waiter and ordered a dish that had […]

10 Things Making Me Smile This Week

Thanks for joining me for this 10 Things Making Me Smile This Week post. Thanks for joining me for this edition of Things Making Me Smile This Week. Practicing gratitude is so important for your mind and your body. And, in a way, these posts are a sort of gratitude journal for me. I hope […]

Spicy Ground Turkey Pasta

This Spicy Ground Turkey Pasta is the perfect weeknight dinner — it’s so easy and so delicious! I love spice. And because of this love, if you open my refrigerator and look on the door shelves, you’ll see a ridiculous variety of  different jars and bottles of various spice blends, sauces, and pastes. When I’m […]