Metal and Mustards

photo credit: Wikimedia CommonsNevit Dilmen The sun is shining, the air is crisp, and the leaves are doing their autumnal thing today in DC.  As we move toward the shorter days of winter, this time is considered to correspond with the element of Metal in Chinese...

Creating Herbal Tea Blends

photo credit: Tricia McCauley If you are interested in the process behind formulating tea blends, or a customer (or prospective customer) of the District Tea Lodge, enjoy this article I wrote about my process in creating the 14 different teas on the menu!...

Food Sensitivties Miracle

  photo credit: Wikimedia CommonsRüdiger Wölk   You may have heard the word on the street (a.k.a. Facebook) that I no longer have food reactions. It’s true. I can’t wrap my mind around it. For 21 years, I had angry red itchy swells on my body on...