- Roost11/02/2021Pages: 224Size: 7.5 x 9.5ISBN: 9781611808438Details
Discover a connection to the natural elements and learn to become your own healer.
Felicia Cocotzin Ruiz’s healing recipes and rituals draw on the power of Water, Air, Earth, and Fire, a reminder that the elements are the origins of everything and can heal not only our body but our mind and spirit as well.
Within each element, discover recipes and rituals to:
RelatedCheck items to add to the cart orAuthor BioFELICIA COCOTZIN RUIZ (Tewa/Xicana) is a curandera and Indigenous foods activist whose work is deeply rooted in the healing properties of sacred plants. Sharing the Medicine of the People, Felicia weaves together stories of Indigenous wisdom with the intention of her dishes, applying "Culinary Medicine," as named by one of her Maestras. Curanderas are traditional healers, who carry knowledge of foods, herbs, and other cultural remedies working with the body, mind, and spirit. Curanderismo has been practiced throughout the Americas for over five hundred years, with each healer offering a unique skillset applying their natural gifts, training, or cultural practices. With permission from her elders, Felicia shares her work with others through private consultations, workshops, and ceremony.Praise
- find inner harmony like Lung Support Infusions, Rosemary Tonic, and Ginger Fire Honey Chews
- promote beauty inside and out like Mineral-Rich Hair Moisturizer, Botanica Face Steam Ritual, and Fierce Tigress Body Balm
- take care of the spirit by creating an ancestral altar, making sacred incense, and taking time for practices like the Mayan Bajo Steaming Ritual
"Felicia Cocotzin Ruiz has distilled twenty-three years of wisdom-gathering in one gorgeous book, making traditional, culinary healing accessible and inspiring for readers." —Dana Cowin, founder of Giving Broadly and former editor-in-chief of Food & Wine magazine
"An exemplary guide to healing our bodies and our families through beautiful rituals and dishes! A gift to us all shared by Felicia, passed down from her indigenous lineage." —Beatrice Valenzuela
"Felicia’s whole being and personal energy radiates healing. I am so excited that now so many others will be able to share in her wisdom and grace." —Padma Lakshmi, Host/Executive Producer of Hulu’s Taste the Nation and Bravo’s Top ChefSelected Reader Reviews