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Rice Congee with Yi Yi Ren and Mung Beans

Categories: Asian, Bi Syndrome Hot, Rice and Grains, Spleen Damp, Spleen Damp Heat, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Vegan, Vegetarian

Rice Congee with Yi Yi Ren and Mung Bean  (6 – 8 servings)  Ingredients ¼ cup rice ½ cup job’s tears (coix, Chinese pearl barley, yi yi ren) ¼ cup mung beans ¼ cup adzuki beans fresh ginger, sliced (use a piece approximately the size of your thumb) 1 – 2 inch square piece of kombu or comparable amount of wakame 7-8 cups water Directions Soak the rice, job’s tears, mung beans, and adzuki beans in water overnight. Drain and place in a non-reactive cooking pot. Add the water and […]

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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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Barley soup

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

Spleen qi xu with dampness Barley soup The barley soup can help both drain damp and tonify the middle jiao. This is a good soup for someone who has a weak digestive system, and needs a filling dinner that will not aggravate their stomach. This soup might make a person urinate frequently because it is helping drain damp, as well as relieve toxicity. ½ onion, diced 2 ribs celery, diced 2 tbsp oil 8 cups water 1 cup pearled barley uncooked 1 cup mung bean, pre-soaked if dry ¼ tsp salt ½ tsp […]

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Sauteed Daikon with Scallion and Carrot

Categories: Bi Syndrome Hot, Dryness Invading the Lungs, Lung Phlegm Heat, Spleen Damp, Spleen Damp Heat, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Sauteed Daikon with Scallion and Carrot 1 large daikon radish or 2-3 medium turnips, cleaned and cut into half-moons. 4 or more medium carrots, sliced diagonally into thin ovals. 2-3 scallions, minced. Sesame oil for frying. ¼ tsp salt. Soy sauce to taste. Heat a wok on high heat or a large skillet and add 1-2 tbsp. of oil. When it is hot, add the carrots and daikon and stir-fry for two to three minutes. Then add scallions and stir-fry for another 30-60 seconds. Stir in salt, soy sauce, and […]

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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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Mushroom Soup

Categories: Bi Syndrome Hot, High blood pressure, Spleen Damp, Spleen Damp Heat

Mushroom Soup PER SERVING: Mushroom-6 to 8 (cooling, sweet, cools blood and heat) Lean pork-120gm (Cooling, sweet, supplements blood and yin) Job’s tears (yi yi ren)-16gm (sweet, bland, sl. cold, leaches out damp and clears heat, strengthens the SP) Chinese yam (Shan Yao)-12gm (sweet, neutral, tonifies SP) 1. Rinse mushroom and soak in cold water for 2 hours until soft. Change water a couple of times. 2. Wash pork and cut into big pieces. Rinse herbs. 3. Put all ingredients in a pot with adequate water (about 2 liters) and […]

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Millet Patties with Mushroom Gravy

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

Millet Patties with Mushroom Gravy By Sasha Hanning Ingredients • 1 cups millet (washed) • 1 cup garbanzo beans (1 cup corn, squash- be creative) • 4 cups water • 1 medium onion- chopped Directions • Put everything into a pot • Bring to a boil without a cover • Add salt, turn down to simmer and cover for 20 minutes • Stir, and cool- put in fridge till cold (1 hour- over night) To make patties take the cold millet/beans and combine with 2 Tablespoons flour (rice or starch) […]

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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 tea

Categories: Beverages, Japanese, Spleen Damp Heat, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Summerheat, Vegan, Vegetarian

Mugicha (Barley Tea) Made of whole grains of roasted barley, mugicha is drunk cold in the summer and after strenuous workouts. Add ½ – 1 cup mugicha to 8 ¾ cups of boiling water. Bring back to a boil and then simmer for 5-10 minutes. Strain discarding the barley, transfer the mugicha to a pitcher and chill. Mugicha is also available in teabags. TCM ANALYSIS Barley and Barley Tea: sweet sl. salty cool SP ST UB Actions: strengthens SP and ST; supplements qi; leaches damp and promotes urination. Indications: bloating, […]

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