This is a Holiday Winner

This is a Holiday Winner!!

First I want to say Happy Early Thanksgiving!

Second, I want to say that I am incredibly thankful for you and your support during all the years I have been doing these weekly newsletters.  I am also thankful for the dedicated practitioners who allow me to share/teach once a month in our membership program.  Starting in 2022 we will have 4 membership groups in the Austin and San Antonio area!!  

Last, but certainly not least! A big incredible thank you to my wonderful husband.  His support and constant love have helped me to express my vision for the world. Without him, none of this would have taken place. I love you Charlie!!!


I know it has been a lot this past while, however it is important that we remember and remind ourselves of all the good moments and celebrate those often. 

I wanted this week’s post to be warm, nourishing and easy to digest and good for all. 

BTW I am kinda a see and smell type cook so the quantities are not exact each time. Is that now called Intuitive Cooking? 😀

My Butternut Pumpkin Soup is a Holiday Winner

Dr Pia’s Pumpkin Soup: Serves 4 : 20 minutes

One Butternut Pumpkin peeled and roughly cubed.

One medium/large brown onion. chopped.
In a large pan, add a couple of tbsp s of olive or better yet coconut oil,
Add 2 cloves of minced garlic, a little ( too much is not good) minced ginger.
Add chopped onion and brown a little/soft. (I also like to add ground pepper and some Italian herbs and a pinch of sea salt.)
Add pumpkin and mix a little.
Then add organic chicken broth low sodium ( I know… I added salt above… I like to control the salt and the quality ).
If you are Vegan or Veggie  then use a Veggie Broth. 
I also like to switch it up sometimes and add some organic coconut milk and ginger to add an eastern influence.
Almost cover the pumpkin with broth, bring to boil and the simmer till pumpkin is soft. Takes about 15 minutes.
Drag out the Vitamix. Put in the pumpkin mix. If you want it nice and thick then you will use less liquid. If you want it a little thinner then add you can always add liquid. Blend. Careful it is hot!
Serve hot with a dollop of coconut cream on top and a sprig of cilantro.
Let me know how it goes and if you like it.
Happy Thanksgiving and a reminder that we are collecting bears for Dell Children’s hospital this year… 
Dr Pia