Lena Harrington LMT, INHC

Vegan Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut squash is one of the vegetable I call the powerhouses. It is a great source of vitamin A which helps our eyesight, supports a healthy immune system and bone health, and can help restore skin health and prevent acne. It contains magnesium, calcium, iron, potassium, vitamin C and even a small amount of protein.The complex carbohydrates found in whole foods, particularly vegetables and whole grains, can be a great source of needed energy for our body while helping improve digestion due to their high fiber content, as well as help satiate our appetite. Read More

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Lena Harrington LMT, INHC

Spiced Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos with Sauteed Cabbage

This meal came together in about 25 minutes. Pretty quick for a healthy, vegan friendly dinner! Don't be scared by the term vegan...it's simply loaded with plant based ingredients, but there is nothing stopping you from adding your favorite animal protein or even some grated cheese if that's your thing. No judgement here :) These were spicy, sweet and the cabbage gave it a little crunch. The lime and cilantro helped cut through the heat and together, everything was perfect! Read More

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Lena Harrington LMT, INHC

Basic Soup Stock for Miso Soup

Fall is finely here in The Berkshires! Today the weather is cool, crisp and bright. The perfect recipe for some soup! I have been enjoying the coursework with the International Macrobiotic Institute's online certification program, especially the homework of cooking miso soup, brown rice, barley, millet and vegetables. Read More

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