Mexican Lentil Soup Recipe

Mexican Lentil Soup RecipeMexican Lentil Soup Recipe

From the Healing Place Kitchen, Mexican Lentil Soup Prep time- 20 minutes Cooking time- 50-60 minutes Serves 8-10 Recipe can be doubled. Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 large yellow onion, diced 2 medium carrots, peeled and diced 2 celery stalks, diced 1 red bell pepper, diced 3 ..Continue Reading

Beet Salad with Beet Greens and Gorgonzola Cheese – Recipe

Beet Salad with Beet Greens and Gorgonzola Cheese – RecipeBeet Salad with Beet Greens and Gorgonzola Cheese – Recipe

I love homemade beet salad. The one that I find at the supermarket is usually too soggy, and it tastes like it has been sitting around for a long time. There are so many health benefits associated with beets; they can ease many ailments such as anemia, indigestion, constipation, kidney ..Continue Reading

Lentil Soup Recipe

Lentil Soup RecipeLentil Soup Recipe

Comfort food at its best. You can make this dish vegetarian by eliminating the sausage and using vegetable stock. This is a very versatile soup recipe; it can be reduced to half or doubled. Prep time: 30 minutes Cooking Time: 1-2 hours Serves: 12 Ingredients 4 tablespoon olive oil 1 ..Continue Reading

You Won’t Believe These Are Gluten Free Pancakes Recipe

You Won’t Believe These Are Gluten Free Pancakes RecipeYou Won’t Believe These Are Gluten Free Pancakes Recipe

Just about everyone knows when I, certified Reflexologist Helen Chin Lui isn’t working with clients or writing and researching. I am cooking. Most would say that this is my therapy to keep me balanced and it is probably true. To me, there is nothing more satisfying than a good home ..Continue Reading

Sweet Potato Cookie Cake – Recipe

Sweet Potato Cookie Cake – RecipeSweet Potato Cookie Cake – Recipe

I have a thing for cookie cakes. I like the slight crunch on the outside and soft on the inside. These sweet potato cookies fit the craving. They are lovely, slightly sweet, dairy- free and nutrient dense. The original recipe by Alisa Fleming but I made some changes to suit ..Continue Reading

White Bean and Ham Soup Recipe

White Bean and Ham Soup RecipeWhite Bean and Ham Soup Recipe

From the Healing Place’s kitchen, warm soup from our heart to yours. Prep Time: 20 minutes to cut up vegetables Bean Soaking Time: 12 hours or overnight Cooking Time: 2 hour or more Serves 16 Recipe can be cut in half or doubled. In a large stock pot (16 qt) ..Continue Reading

Wild Mushroom Stuffing – Recipe for Your Thanksgiving Table

Wild Mushroom Stuffing – Recipe for Your Thanksgiving TableWild Mushroom Stuffing – Recipe for Your Thanksgiving Table

Prep Time:    2 hours Cooking Time:    75 minutes Serves:    8-10 This stuffing is rich and delicious. It does take time to make, but you will be rewarded for  your work. The texture is very similar to bread pudding. Use a food processor or blender to chop the vegetables to save ..Continue Reading

Sour Cream Apple Custard Pie – Recipe

Sour Cream Apple Custard Pie – RecipeSour Cream Apple Custard Pie – Recipe

This is a slightly tangy and sweet, incredibly rich, apple pie.  The pie has layers of complexities that appeal to all the taste sensations.  The apple cider pie crust is rich and flaky but has the added flavor of apple cider. The filling tastes familiar, soft and tender with a ..Continue Reading

Easy and Simple Fresh Asian Tomato Sauce Recipe

Easy and Simple Fresh Asian Tomato Sauce RecipeEasy and Simple Fresh Asian Tomato Sauce Recipe

Got tomatoes? We have a wonderful recipe for you. This recipe is one of Certified Reflexologist Helen Chin Lui’s favorite summer recipe. This is a lovely and light sauce. It is quick to make. This recipe can easily be doubled or tripled. Any leftover can be freeze for up to ..Continue Reading

Banana and Blueberry Sour Cream Quick Bread – Recipe

Banana and Blueberry Sour Cream Quick Bread – RecipeBanana and Blueberry Sour Cream Quick Bread – Recipe

When Certified Reflexologist and Certified Chakra Balancing practitioner Helen Chin Lui is doing healing work, she is creating mostly healthy recipes from the kitchen of the Healing Place. Cooking and knitting have always been very meditative and healing for Helen. These gestures of love offering help to keep her grounded, ..Continue Reading

Cucumber Tea Recipes for Health

Cucumber Tea Recipes for HealthCucumber Tea Recipes for Health

Lemon Cucumber Mint Water Cucumbers and lemons go well together, and in this recipe they’ve included the cooling effect of fresh mint to the water so you’re getting several tastes competing for your attention. Lemons themselves are high in Vitamin C, and since you’re unlikely to eat lemons the way ..Continue Reading

Know Your Chia Seeds and Pudding Recipe

Know Your Chia Seeds and Pudding RecipeKnow Your Chia Seeds and Pudding Recipe

I love chia seed pudding! Whenever I visit my favorite local bread shop, I always pick one up a chia seed pudding for my lunch. Chia seed pudding is very easy to make, extremely nutritious and makes a great snack or light lunch. Do you know your chia seeds facts? ..Continue Reading

Edamame Salad with Miso Dressing Recipe

Edamame Salad with Miso Dressing RecipeEdamame Salad with Miso Dressing Recipe

Did you know that Edamame is young soybeans? These unripened, green soybeans are a plant-based food that supplies complete protein. Edamame has been a staple in Japanese cuisine for centuries and has recently introduced to the American diet. They are easy to prepare and make a quick and filling snack. ..Continue Reading

Nutrient Dense Brussel Sprouts, Yellow Zucchini and Tomato Salad with Balsamic Dressing

Nutrient Dense Brussel Sprouts, Yellow Zucchini and Tomato Salad with Balsamic DressingNutrient Dense Brussel Sprouts, Yellow Zucchini and Tomato Salad with Balsamic Dressing

This is a nutrient dense salad made with both roasted and raw vegetables. You can substitute any vegetables you have on hand. This salad makes a great side dish or, if you want a light meal, add lettuce and a protein to make a filling lunch or dinner salad. For ..Continue Reading

Comfort Food – Sheppard’s Pie Recipe

Comfort Food – Sheppard’s Pie RecipeComfort Food – Sheppard’s Pie Recipe

Traditionally Shepard’s Pie is made with ground lamb and leftover vegetables. I like to use a combination of ground beef, pork, and chicken. If you are using leftover mashed potato, this will save you 25 minutes. Prep time: Mashed potatoes, peel and cook time – 25 minutes Meat filling – ..Continue Reading

Chinese’s Penicillin – Healing Powers of Watercress – Soup Recipe

Chinese’s Penicillin – Healing Powers of Watercress – Soup RecipeChinese’s Penicillin –  Healing Powers of Watercress – Soup Recipe

When I was a kid, my mother used to make watercress soup two to three times a week. She claimed that this soup could help with anything that ails you, from the common cold to digestive issues, constipation, etc. Now that I have a family, I make this soup for ..Continue Reading

Gingerbread Bear with Chocolate Chip Cookies – Recipe

Gingerbread Bear with Chocolate Chip Cookies – RecipeGingerbread Bear with Chocolate Chip Cookies – Recipe

This is one of the Lui’s favorite Gingerbread cookie recipes.  The bonus is the added chocolate chips.  We found this recipe in the winter issue of 1990 Better Homes and Gardens. As part of the Lui family tradition, we made this recipe every year until the kids decided that they ..Continue Reading

Double Chocolate Gluten-Free Mousse Cake – Recipe

Double Chocolate Gluten-Free Mousse Cake – RecipeDouble Chocolate Gluten-Free Mousse Cake – Recipe

This cake is so wonderfully rich that many people can only eat slivers of it in one sitting. It is quick and easy to make, and has a dense cheese cake consistency. Be sure to leave enough time for it to cool down before serving. This cake is a great ..Continue Reading