Welcoming winter solstice with this hearty soup by Cassie Brown- a perfect winter recipe, filled with delicious spices and leafy greens and a great one to add your favorite adaptogens into! Cassie has included Astragalus and Rhodiola, two potent herbs to support healthy immune function, decreased stress levels and overall wellbeing. We hope you enjoy this warming soup to nourish your body and spirit!
Journal — immunity
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Herbalist, Acupuncturist and Alchemist, Minka Robinson Stevens shares tips on how to boost your immunity this summer, which is especially important during this time. Di Tao herb Astragalus to the rescue! This tonic herb has a variety of benefits and centuries of use, more recently studied for its beneficial immune-modulatory effects, which may help us strengthen our protective Qi life force!
"You will feel so energized and full of vitality after consuming one of these cookies! Astragalus (Huang Qi) has been a foundational herb in Traditional Chinese Medicine for hundreds of years. It is included in formulas to support Qi - the conceptual “shield” which serves to protect the body." - Brianna Beard Vegan, gluten-free cookies that bring the uplifting, protective energetics of Astragalus. Thank you, Brianna, for this immunity-boosting recipe!
An adaptogenic take on lemonade to support immunity, longevity, and beauty. Made with freshly squeezed Meyer lemons, upgraded with nutrient-rich Moringa, and Pine Pollen, and sweetened with our Bio-active Honey - this recipe takes less than 10 minutes to prepare and makes the most refreshing, remineralizing summer elixir!
ADAPTOGENIC IMMUNE-BOOSTING SOUP
Angelique Booyens has created a soup “packed with nourishing, warming ingredients like turmeric, ginger, sun-dried tomatoes and the additional goodness of adaptogens." This is a potent, savory recipe full of veggies and adaptogenic plants (Ashwagandha, Shatavari) to soothe and nourish mind, body, spirit.
ADAPTOGENIC COCONUT YOGURT
"This coconut yogurt is easy to prepare and even easier to enjoy." -Stephanie Bindernagel This week culinary nutritionist and plant food specialist, Stephanie Bindernagel shares her go to adaptogenic coconut yogurt recipe which contains healthy fats and supports hormonal balance with the addition of Pine Pollen and Astragalus. As we head into springtime, this is the perfect breakfast / snack to support hydration, immunity and skin health!
APPLE ASTRAGALUS KANTEN
Joanas Riccardi, specializes in adaptogenic plant-based cuisine and culinary nutrition. Jonas has created an antioxidant and immunity-rich dessert to satisfy the sweet tooth and the eyes, flavored with fresh fruit juice and herbal medicine for restoring health and rejuvenating the body and mind. For the recipe, read more below. (Editorial sidenote: we LOVE this recipe so much!!)