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What to eat this winter

By Constance Rigney, December 12, 2019

While now I spend my days connecting clients with their future homes, my background is in Chinese medicine! Health and wellness is still very important to me, and as winter has definitely set in here in Portland, today I’m sharing the best foods to eat during this chilly and dark season:

• Soups and stews – especially with rich stocks and bone broths
• Root vegetables, squashes, winter greens, mushrooms
• Apples, pears, citrus fruit
• Beans
• Miso and seaweed
• Garlic, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamon
• Nuts – especially walnuts!

 

Happy winter eating!

 

Photo credit: Portland Farmers Market Cookbook, via www.portlandfarmersmarket.org

Constance Rigney

Broker Licensed in OR & WA

25 years ago I left a tiny town in the small state of Connecticut and headed west for the big trees, big mountains, and rugged beauty of Oregon. My eyes are still wide with wonder today. Though I've had some love affairs with Washington and California, Oregon is my soul-state. Captivated by Portland (and my husband Scott), I made a cozy North Portland Craftsman Bungalow my home. And so began my infatuation with Portland culture--the tiny neighborhood restaurants, the most amazing large bookstore, the crocheted bike racks, the local musicians, the murals, and of course, the perfectly poured pints. I spent ten wonderful years in this city as a practitioner of Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. Learning even more about Portland's community, neighborhoods, and hidden gems through the tales and experiences my clients shared with me. The city became so much more than a collection of places; it became the story of the people who call Portland home. It's clear to me that helping people on their journey to wellness is not so different from helping people through the process of buying or selling a home. It begins with making a connection, establishing trust, and finding joy in the process. I'm here to advocate for you, find the answers you need, and smooth any bumps along the way. In my time, I've rented, renovated, restored, bought and sold homes. I understand, first hand, the challenges, hard work, and financial and emotional investments in the buying/selling/rental processes.  My goal as your agent is to support your needs and desires, and to work together to find the perfect place for you to begin, or rekindle, your own love affair with the city I'm so glad to call home.
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