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Simple Winter Melon Soup

Categories: Damp Heat in the Lower Jiao, Diabetes, Spleen Damp Heat, Urinary Bladder Damp Heat

Simple Winter Melon Soup 2 to 3 servings 6 (5 ounces fresh, 1 ounce dried) fresh or dried shiitake mushrooms 1 (1-pound) wedge winter melon 3 cups chicken, bone, or vegetable stock 1 (1/2-inch) piece fresh ginger, slivered into 1/16-inch slices 1/4 pound shrimp, shelled and deveined Salt, soy sauce, or sodium-reduced soy sauce (optional) 1-2 teaspoons dark sesame oil 1 medium-sized green onion, chopped into 1/2-inch pieces, roots and tough end discarded If you are using dried mushrooms, soak them in 1/2 cup of warm water for 20 minutes or […]

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Prickly Pear Cactus, Radish, Carrot, and Chayote Squash Salad

Categories: Cleanse, Cold Phlegm Accumulating in Lung, Spleen Damp, Spleen Damp Heat, Spleen Damp Heat

Ensalada de Nopales, Rabano, Zanahoria, y Chayote Prickly Pear Cactus, Radish, Carrot, and Chayote Squash Salad 1 30 ounce jar of prepared nopales (Prickly Pear Cactus) 1 bunch of radishes 2 large carrots 2 chayote squashes 3 limes salt  Drain and rinse the nopales in cold water.  Slice the radishes into thin half moons.  Peel the carrots, then slice into ribbons using a peeler.  Cut the chayote into quarters, as you would with a pear, then cut out the center seed and tough white layer. Then […]

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Bindaeddeok (Mung bean pancake)

Categories: Cleanse, Damp Heat in the Lower Jiao, Spleen Damp, Spleen Damp Heat, Spleen Damp Heat

Bindaeddeok (Mung bean pancake) recipe Serves 4 Ingredients: 14 oz nok doo (mung beans) 1 medium onion, thin sliced 1/2 carrot, thin julienne 3 green onions, cut in a bias 1/8 lb beef, thin julienne 1/2 cup kimchi, cut into strips* 1/4 cup bean sprout, blanched, roughly chopped 2 tbsp salt (*You can substitute to blanched napa cabbage) Wash mung beans and soak in cold water for 3 hours. Get rid of outer shell by rubbing them with hands. Wash again. Put them in a food processor with a little […]

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Barley and Mushroom Pilaf

Categories: Damp Heat in the Lower Jiao, Liver & Gall Bladder Damp Heat, Rice and Grains, Spleen Damp Heat

Barley and Mushroom Pilaf Prep Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 45 minutes Serves: 4-6 Ingredients 2 ounces fresh shitake mushrooms ½ pound field mushrooms 1 onion 2 carrots 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 1-cup pot barley 3 cups chicken stock Handful of fresh parsley ½ cup walnuts Soy sauce Salt & Pepper Method Chop the mushrooms, onions and carrots into strips. Saute the mushrooms in a little of the olive oil and butter and set aside when browned.  Saute the onion and carrots in the rest of the […]

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