This delicious tahini dressing by Brianna Beard has the added benefits of Astragalus, a potent Qi tonic and traditional Taoist herb. Astragalus works to support skin health, metabolism + digestion, immune response and energy levels! Make this quick dressing to adorn your crudités, salads and raw savory treats.
Journal — qi
Transformational Foods for a Transformational Life
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TCM YIN POWER BITES
Playing on the balance of Yin and Yang foods, Kiki Athanas has created TCM energy bites that incorporates both warming and cooling ingredients. Using Sun Potion Yin Power, this Traditional Chinese Medicine-inspired recipe is a great way to support harmonization of your body, mind and Qi!
CULTIVATING SHEN: SPIRIT & BEAUTY
An exploration of the secrets to vitality and beauty, Kerry Ford shares a powerful piece on cultivating Shen on the Journal today. As a holistic practitioner who has explored various methods of healing, this piece shares tips and tools on how to explore within and tap into a sacred well of internal power to emanate a beauty unlike anything you’ve ever experienced.
MESSY REISHI PB&J CUPS
Easy to make and even easier to enjoy, these treats will take you back to childhood days of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, now elevated with mood and immune boosting ingredients like Reishi Mushroom and Raw Cacao!
"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!