Autumnal Equinox

Autumn is upon us! Change of Season Soup This recipe is a well known staple of Chinese medicine. Food as medicine is an important premise of healing and wellness. It is important to understand that what we eat is as important as any medicine or healing we may seek. Prevention is the best way to avoid illness. At the change of season  (especially summer to fall) our resistance is weakened and the lung system becomes more easily affected by viruses and bacteria. Consider this recipe for several weeks at the autumnal equinox (September 22 in 2017). Whole Chicken 4 cloves garlic 2-3 tbsp grated ginger 1 large onion 6 carrots 4 ribs celery 1 whole lemon (sliced in half and seeds removed) 10-15 cups of water or organic chicken stock Salt Pepper Pre Packaged herbs Begin with an organic, humanely raised chicken. Rinse the skin with water and remove giblets. In a dutch, oven warm oil such as avocado oil or other higher heat cooking oil of your choice. Sauté onion until translucent, then add garlic and ginger and sauté lightly. Next, add celery and carrots and sauté for 3-5 minutes. Next, add the chicken, stock and lemon along with packaged herbs. Bring this to a simmer and cook until chicken is done. Remove the chicken and take all the meat off the bones and cut into bite sized pieces. Take out lemon and herbs and discard. It is ok to leave goji berries and chinese yam (small white pieces) in the soup and all the veggies. Add chicken back in and serve over warm rice or all by...

Community Donation Day

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Winter is upon us,  you would never know… because this fall has been an idyllic extended summer here in Colorado. We here at Source Point want you all to know, during these challenging and difficult times we offer you a safe place. All are welcome here, always. Things have been very turbulent during the 2016 election season for all of us, no matter what walk of life we come from. The anxieties, fears and hopes of our country have been thrust to forefront of our communities.  The most important thing we can do for you is to offer a bit of time to come back to yourself.  Self care is very important during times of stress, the Holidays and cold and flu season are knocking at our door! Thank you all for being part of our community every day, one of safety, unity and inclusiveness. Together we always make a better...

Hello world!

Welcome to the NEW Source Point Community Acupuncture website! We are very excited to launch our new page! It has been in the works for some time now. There are  so many people we have to take a moment to thank for their role in this project. This is truly a community of family and friends who support us in what we do every single day! Christopher Kraemer – Web Master Bradley Harris – Logo Designer Amy Shenot – Editing, content and photos Greg Tempalski – Photography April J. Moore – Editor Lauren E. – photo model So much time and effort goes into a project like this, and it truly takes a village. Thank you for being our...