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Steak Fajita Bowls

Steak Fajita Bowls

This nutrition for fertility recipe is a delicious bowl of steak fajitas. This nutritious bowl is sure to restore your essence and warm the body. In Chinese Medicine, steak has a naturally warming nature and is known to build blood and Qi—the vital energy that runs throughout our bodies and often is in need of nourishment

Chia Seed Pudding

Chia Seed Pudding

Chia seeds are a wonderful source of protein, calcium, iron and are a particularly amazing source of essential fatty acids (omegas). Chia seeds are also a natural way to help our bodies clean themselves, since the they are great at capturing toxins and flushing them out of our body.

Fertility Boosting Watermelon Gazpacho

Fertility Boosting Watermelon Gazpacho

This week’s nutrition for fertility recipe is a wonderful bowl of Watermelon Gazpacho which can be enjoyed outside in the sun while soaking up some vitamin D. In Chinese medicine, watermelon is not only known to nourish the fluids of the body, but also has a calming effect on the spirit, which helps to ease frustration, restlessness and worry. 

Turmeric Golden Milk for Fertility

Turmeric Golden Milk for Fertility

Turmeric seems to be at the tip of many people’s tongue these days, and it should be! This little yellow-orange root is getting more and more recognized for its medicinal properties.  Turmeric has many health benefits including being a natural anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, anti-microbial, and immune boosting herb.  We are highlighting this root because it can also encourage fertility.  Turmeric assists in hormone balancing and regulation.  It helps to increase blood flow and removes stagnant blood in the uterus and other reproductive organs.

Hickory Smoked Salmon Skewers

Hickory Smoked Salmon Skewers

This recipe is a great opportunity to enjoy some sunshine while lighting up the grill for some Hickory Smoked Salmon Skewers. In Chinese medicine, the kidneys are the basis for supporting the reproductive system, salmon enhances the kidney qi, which in turn nourishes all reproductive functions. 

Beef, Barley & Root Veggie Stew

Beef, Barley & Root Veggie Stew

This month’s nutrition for fertility recipe is a nutritious, warming, bowl of beef, barley and root vegetable stew. On those dark and chilly nights, this bowl of stew is sure to make the kitchen cozy while warming up the heart and soul. In Chinese medicine, beef is known to tonify the Qi and strengthen the spleen and stomach, all of which become exhausted during the winter months. 

Seed Cycling for Fertility

Seed Cycling for Fertility

Seeds are a wonderful, easy, and a delicious way to support the body in finding its natural composure. Seed cycling is designed to support hormone production, regulate menstrual cycles, and can even help reduce PMS symptoms. Incorporating seeds into our diet helps promote hormone balance which guide our cycles. 

Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin Seeds

This week’s nutrition for fertility recipe is a nourishing, warming, bowl of Butternut squash soup and a side of creamy, delicious twice-baked sweet potatoes. With the fall harvest in full swing and our lives in constant motion as the holidays draw near, these recipes are the perfect way to slow down and bring some balance into our lives. The key ingredient of both dishes are the pumpkin seeds, as they are known in Chinese Medicine to especially benefit the kidney and improve the reproductive system in both men and women. 

Maca

Maca

This week’s nutrition for fertility recipe introduces a few ways to get the super-food, Maca, into your body daily. As we begin the transition out of the summer months, our bodies begin to crave the nourishment and warmth of this wonderful fall snack. Maca originated high in the Peruvian mountains of South America, and according to ancient Incan history, has been used for its wonderful healing properties, which are believed to enhance energy and stamina. 

Lean Beef Cabbage Stir-Fry

Lean Beef Cabbage Stir-Fry

This week’s nutrition for fertility recipe is a warming bowl of Beef Cabbage Stir-Fry with Peanut Sauce, perfect for the transition into the fall season. In Chinese medicine, cabbage is a food with incredible healing power, in that it benefits the body as a whole while building the blood.This week’s nutrition for fertility recipe is a warming bowl of Beef Cabbage Stir-Fry with Peanut Sauce, perfect for the transition into the fall season. In Chinese medicine, cabbage is a food with incredible healing power, in that it benefits the body as a whole while building the blood.

Watermelon Salad

Watermelon Salad

This week’s nutrition for fertility recipe is a wonderful festive dish of sweet and juicy watermelon salad paired with honey lime vinaigrette. In Chinese medicine, watermelons are a great summer food because they are known to clear summer heat and are a refreshing way to cool down.

Grilled Peaches

Grilled Peaches

This week’s nutrition for fertility recipe comes just in time for the long 4th of July weekend, and is a perfect summer dish. In Chinese medicine, peaches are considered a yang, or warm, food that represents the energy responsible for warming and activating the body

Caramelized Scallops with Strawberry Salsa

Caramelized Scallops with Strawberry Salsa

For this last week of spring, our nutrition for fertility recipe is a nourishing dish of scallops topped with a refreshing strawberry salsa. In Chinese medicine, both scallops and strawberries contain many essential nutrients, which help promote fertility.   

Pineapple Shrimp Tacos

Pineapple Shrimp Tacos

This week’s nutrition for fertility recipe is a replenishing dish of pineapple and shrimp tacos with bean salad on the side. In Chinese medicine, pineapples have long since been used as a nutritional aid for fertility, as they reduce inflammation throughout the body, including in the uterus. As well, shrimp is packed with essential fatty acids important for fertility and fetal development.