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Curry Ice Cream

Categories: Desserts, Raw, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Stomach Yin Vacuity, Vegan, Vegetarian

Curry Ice Cream 2 pitted dates, soaked for 2 hours ½ cup coconut meat ½ cup raisins 1 Tbsp agave nectar 1 ½ tsp curry powder Directions: Drain dates, reserving about 3 Tbsp of the soaked water. Transfer the dates and the reserved soaked water to a blender with all the remaining ingredients. Process on high speed until smooth and creamy, stopping occasionally to scrape down the blender jar. Pour into an ice cream maker until forms  a sturdy, creamy texture or follow manufactures instructions. Serving Size: 1 quart TCM […]

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Vegan Cassava Cake

Categories: Desserts, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Stomach Yin Vacuity, Vegan

Vegan Cassava Cake 2 lbs cassava grated 1 can coconut milk ½ lbs coconut meat 1 cup mangosteen juice handful of goji berries Directions: pre heat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit, mix all ingredients together until evenly dispersed in baking tray, place in oven for 60 minutes or until top becomes golden brown. Serving Size: 15 TCM Pattern: SP qi xu; ST yin xu TCM Evaluation: cassava is sweet and neutral and nourishing to SP and ST, clears heat; coconut milk is sweet and neutral, strengthens the body, reduces swelling; […]

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Fig and Grape Couscous Pudding

Categories: Blood Vacuity, Desserts, Kidney Yin Vacuity, Vegan, Vegetarian

Fig and Grape Couscous Pudding Ingredients: 2 figs 2 cups of red grapes ½ cup of raisins or goji berries 1 cup of couscous 2 tbsp raw honey 1 tsp sea salt 1 ½ cups water. Preparation: Blend figs and grapes together until they form a thick soup. Bring water to a boil and add couscous and blended fruits. Reduce heat to low and boil for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in raw honey, sea salt, and raisins/goji berries. Cover and let sit for five minutes, then spoon […]

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Raw BlueBerry Blaster Pie

Categories: Blood Vacuity, Desserts, Gluten-free, Kidney Qi Vacuity, Kidney Yin Vacuity, Raw, Spleen Unable to Govern Blood, Vegan, Vegetarian

Raw BlueBerry Blaster Pie 2 C Raw Walnuts 1 C Unsweetened Shredded Dried Coconut ¼ t Salt ½ C Medjool Dates (pitted) + ¾ C Medjool Dates (pitted) 4 C Fresh Blueberries  (if you use frozen, thawed and well-drained) 1 T fresh lemon juice Serves 8-12 (Depending on the slicer) Crust Blend Walnuts, Coconut and Salt in a food processor until coarsely ground. Add 1/2 c dates and process until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs and begins to stick together. Don’t over process/blend. (Any extra crust will store for about […]

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Orange apricot crisp

Categories: Desserts, Liver Yin Vacuity, Vegan, Vegetarian, Yin Vacuity

Anna Strong ORANGE APRICOT CRISP 8 oranges 1 tbsp grated orange zest 2 cups dried apricots, thinly sliced ½ cup dried raisins ½ cup chopped candied ginger 1 cup brown rice flour ½ cup sugar 1 tsp salt 6 tbsp vegan margarine ½ tsp vanilla extract Pre heat oven to 350. Coat 9 inch square baking pan with cooking spray. Cut ends off oranges. Stand 1 orange on cutting board and slice away pitch and peel. Cut orange into quarters, cut quarters into ½ inch slices. Repeat with remaining oranges […]

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Sticky Sesame & Walnut Balls

Categories: Desserts, Kidney Yin Vacuity, Vegetarian

Sticky Sesame & Walnut Balls Ingredients: 1/3 cup (2 ounces) black sesame seeds 1/3 to ½ cup of chopped walnuts 3-4 TBL. Honey Directions: 1. Roast the sesame seeds in a wide skillet over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Fry until fragrant, 3-5 minutes. Transfer the seeds to a bowl & let cool for a couple of minutes. 2. In a food processor, whir together the sesame seeds, walnuts, & 3 TBL Honey. 3. Roll into ¾ in. balls. If the balls don’t stick together, add a little more honey & […]

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Strawberry and Pear Delight

Categories: Desserts, Dryness Invading the Lungs, Lung Heat, Lung Phlegm Heat, Lung Yin Vacuity, Stomach Fire, Vegan, Vegetarian

Strawberry and Pear Delight 1 pint fresh strawberries 1 pint pears, halved and cooked 2 cups mint tea or apple juice 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 1 bar agar-agar -Rinse agar-agar in cold water. Squeeze out excess water and tear into small pieces. -Simmer in tea or juice 15 minutes. Skim off foam. -Arrange pear halves on the bottom of a glass dish or mold. Cover with strawberries. -Pour agar-agar over fruit and let set until firm. Serves 6 TCM Analysis: Strawberry- sweet, cold, sour, LU/ST/UB, moistens LU, promotes fluids, promotes […]

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Baked pears

Categories: Desserts, Stomach Yin Vacuity

Baked Pears Serving Size 1-2 2 medium ripe pears, peeled and halved 4 teaspoons butter or margarine 1 teaspoon lemon juice 2 teaspoons honey 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 4 teaspoons orange marmalade Directions Place pear halves, cut side up, in a shallow 1-qt. baking dish. Place butter in the center of each; drizzle with lemon juice. Combine sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over pears. Top with marmalade. Cover and bake at 350 degrees F for 15-20 minutes or until heated through. This recipe is design for someone with Stomach Yin Xu. […]

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Sweet Potato Pie

Categories: Cold in the Middle Jiao, Desserts, Qi Vacuity, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Vegetarian, Yin Vacuity

Sweet Potato Pie Recipe 2 sweet potatoes 1 cup frozen mango, thawed and chopped ½ cup honey or agave nectar ½ tsp ground cinnamon 1 (8in) pie crust of your choice Directions: Pre heat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit, bake the sweet potatoes for 20 to 30 minutes or until soft. Let cool. Peel potatoes until smooth, stopping occasionally to scrape down work bowl. Pour the filling into the pie crust. Bake for 30 minutes or until the top starts to brown. Serving Size: 8 TCM Patterns: Qi stagnation […]

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Guilinggao, also known as Tortoise Jelly or Turtle Jelly, is a jelly-like Chinese medicine, also sold as a dessert.

Categories: Articles, Asian, Desserts, Kidney Yin Vacuity, Lung Fluid Xu, Lung Yin Vacuity

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