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Breakfast potatoes and onions

Categories: Dryness Invading the Lungs, Gluten-free, Large Intestine Damp Heat, Lung Yin Vacuity, Paleo, Side Dishes, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian

Breakfast Potatoes and Onions 6 red potatoes, scrubbed ¼ cup olive oil 2 yellow onions, chopped 2 Tbsp ground dried papaya seeds Sea Salt Directions: Put the potatoes in a medium saucepan with enough water to cover, bring to a boil, decrease the heat then simmer for about 15 minutes or until it’s tender. Drain and let the potatoes cool. Chop them into bite sized pieces. Heat the oil on medium skillet on medium heat. add onions and fry for 5 to 10 minutes or until onions start to brown. […]

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Smooth Move Smoothie

Categories: Large Intestine Damp Heat, Large Intestine Qi Stagnation

Smooth Move Smoothie L.I. shi heat leading to constipation By Katie Fritz 1 apple, cored/sliced 1 pear, cored/sliced 1 plum, pitted/sliced 2 bananas 1/2 avocado 1/2 c. silken tofu 1-2 c. green tea (depending upon your preference of consistency) 1-2 tbsp. Maple syrup (to taste) Cinnamon, to taste Place the apple, pear, plum, bananas, avocado & tofu in your blender. Boil 8-16 oz. of water and add to 1-2 heaping tsp. of green tea leaves, steep for about 5 minutes. Once steeped to your liking, add green tea (w/o leaves) […]

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Salmon Steamed in Napa Cabbage

Categories: Kidney Jing Vacuity, Kidney Yin Vacuity, Large Intestine Damp Heat, Large Intestine Qi Stagnation

Salmon Steamed in Napa Cabbage Ingredients 12 leaves Napa cabbage 2 lbs salmon fillets, skinned 2 tb olive Oil 1 tb lemon juice 1 tsp minced garlic 1/4 c minced shallots or scallions 1/4 tsp pepper 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp chopped fresh thyme (1/4 tsp dried thyme) 1 tsp chopped fresh basil (1/4 tsp dried basil) FOR THE SAUCE 1/2 c Seafood stock 2 Red bell peppers roasted puree 1 1/2 tsp Lemon juice 1 tsp Anchovy paste or salt 1 pinch white pepper Instructions Bring water to a […]

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Hong Dou Sha (Red Bean Sand)

Categories: Heart and Small Intestine Fire, Large Intestine Damp Heat, Shen Calming, Spleen Damp Heat, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Hong Dou Sha (Red Bean Sand) China Treatment Principle: strengthens SP, promotes urination, drains Damp. Serves 4 Ingredients 2/3 cup dried azuki beans 1/4 cup long-grain white rice 3/4 cup of white sugar Soak the azuki beans overnight in 4 cups of water. Bring to a boil, reduce to medium low, cover the pan and cook for 30 minutes. Add a further 4 cups of water and bring back to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and cook for a further 15 minutes. Add the rice and cook for […]

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Sauted Chinese Vegetables

Categories: Large Intestine Damp Heat, Lung Phlegm Heat, Spleen Damp

Lung Phlegm Heat- Metal – nina gaglio Sautéed Chinese Vegetables Serves 3 to 4 1 hand full of Bok Choy- chopped 4 carrots chopped into 1-inch cubes 1 large onion finely chopped Bok Choy- sweet, neutral, ST, LU, LI. Cleat, promotes bowel movement. Carrot- sweet, neutral, LU, SP, LV, HT. Benefits the lung, drains damp. Onion- pungent, LU. Clears heat resolves toxicity. Overall TCM Functions: Clears heat from the LU and drains dampness.

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Tropical Smoothie

Categories: Large Intestine Damp Heat, Large Intestine Fluid Vacuity, Stomach Fire, Summerheat

Fire Tropical Smoothie Servings: 1 large or 2 small Prelude: Enjoy the tastes of the tropics with a thick, rich and healthy smoothie. It’s packed with fruits so make sure to pick seasonal varieties – they’re higher in vital nutrients and they taste so much better. However, if it’s the dead of winter, frozen fruits will get the job done too. Ingredients: ½ cup pineapple (chilled or frozen) – clears heat and promotes fluids ½ cup mango (chilled or frozen) – ½ cup watermelon (chilled or frozen) – relieves irritability […]

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I Don’t Want No Damp Heat, A recipe to help ease diarrhea caused by d-h in the L.I.

Categories: Large Intestine Damp Heat

I Don’t Want No Damp-Heat: A recipe to help ease diarrhea caused by d-h in the L.I. By Katie Fritz 1 c. mung beans, soaked overnight in water 1 c. amaranth 4 c. vegetable broth 1 small honeydew melon, peeled & chopped, seeds removed. Pureed in the blender 1/2 c. bamboo shoots 1/2 c. lotus root, chopped to your liking 1/2 c. button mushrooms, stems removed & chopped to your liking Salt to taste Place mung beans, amaranth & bamboo shoots in a slow cooker & cover w/ 4 cups […]

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Pearl Barley with Aduki Beans

Categories: Large Intestine Damp Heat, Spleen Damp, Spleen Damp Heat, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Erika Anderson Pearl Barley/Aduki Beans To Drain Damp in San Jiao/GallBladder/Liver Ingredients: 1 Cup Barley Cold Sweet, Sl. Salty SP, ST, UB Drains Damp,Tonifies SP, ST 3 Cups Stock ½ Onion Chopped Neutral Pungent LU, ST, LI Transforms Phlegm and Damp 1 Celery Stalk Neutral Sweet Liver, Stomach Drains Damp transforms phlegm, Clears Heat, Subdues Liver Yang 1 Carrot Chopped Neutral Sweet SP, LV, LU H Drains Damp, Clears Heat, Strengthen SP and H. 1 Tbsp. Olive Oil ½ of a 16 Ounce Can of Aduki Beans Neutral Sweet H, […]

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Hearty Mung bean stew

Categories: Large Intestine Damp Heat, Urinary Bladder Damp Heat

Hearty Mung bean stew Ingredients: (serves 3-4 people) 200g mung beans (I measured with my soup bowl,makes 1 soup bowl) 1 onion, peeled and diced 1 carrot, peeled,cut lengthwise and then sliced into half-moon shapes 3 tbs olive oil 2 tbs tomato paste 1 ts cumin salt,grounded pepper and red pepper flake to taste 1)Wash the beans and transfer them into a saucepan. Cover with water, bring to boil and simmer until beans are cooked. 2)Meanwhile saute the onions in olive oil for about 5 minutes. 3)Then add the carrots, […]

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Raw Persimmon Pie

Categories: Kidney Yin Vacuity, Large Intestine Damp Heat, Large Intestine Fluid Vacuity, Large Intestine Qi Stagnation, Shen Calming

Raw Persimmon Pie 9 very ripe persimmons 24 dates (wet) 6 very ripe bananas with outsides brown 24 blueberries Directions: Cut dates in half, remove pits, spread on pie plate Peel bananas, set on top of dates Mash bananas with fork until custard consistency Remove skins of persimmons and spread over the bananas Place blueberries on top. Analysis of recipe 2B: Persimmons: cold, sweet, obstructive/astringent. Softens masses. Quenches thirst, empiric for lowering blood pressure. Banana: cold, sweet. Clears heat, lubricates, lowers blood pressure. Dates: sweet, warm. Tonifies spleen and stomach. […]

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