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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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Applesauce with Pears and Peaches

Categories: Dryness Invading the Lungs, Large Intestine Fluid Vacuity, Lung Fluid Xu, Lung Yin Vacuity, Shen Calming

Applesauce with pears & peaches Yields: 8 servings 2 lbs of apples, peeled, cored and chopped ½ lb of pears, peeled, pitted, and chopped ½ lb of peaches, peeled, cored and chopped 3 cups of water 1 cup of white sugar 1 tbsp lemon juice 1. Place all the fruit in a large saucepan and just barely cover with water. Simmer over medium-low heat until fruit is tender, 15-20 minutes. 2. Run cooked fruit through a food mill or blender. Stir in sugar and lemon juice. Cook over medium heat […]

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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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Lung Yin Xu Asian Pear Tapioca Dessert

Categories: Dryness Invading the Lungs, Large Intestine Fluid Vacuity, Lung Fluid Xu, Lung Yin Vacuity, Shen Calming, Wind Heat Invading Lungs

lung yin xu- asian pear tapioca dessert (kids will like this) Fx: nourish the lung stop coughing blood or dry cough Ingredient: asia pear*2, tapioca half cup, a little sugar and some water Fx of herbs Chinese pear: sweet, cold/ lu, li. St. Clear heat,Nourish fluids, decrease thirst, moisten lung, dissolve phlegm Tapioca: strengthen sp, harmonize MJ How to cook: 1. sock tapioca 15 minetus 2. one pear shred , one pear chopped 3. in another pot, boil water then add sugar and #1 , medium flame cooks until sugar melt and […]

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Fruit Salad with Fresh Mint

Categories: Dryness Invading the Lungs, Lung Fluid Xu, Lung Heat, Lung Phlegm Heat, Phlegm Dry, Raw, Salad, Vegan, Vegetarian, Wind Heat Invading Lungs

Fruit Salad with Fresh Mint yield: Serves 6 Ingredients 1 1/2 cups strawberries, cleaned and quartered 3/4 cup fresh pineapple chunks 1 cup apples, cored and cut into chunks 1 cup pears, cored and cut into chunks 1/4 chopped finely cup mint Preparation In a mixing bowl, combine the cut fruit and toss. Add the fresh mint and stir gently. Serve in parfait dishes or small bowls. TCM ANALYSIS Strawberries — Sweet, sour, cold; Lu, St, UB; Moistens Lung, promotes fluids, promotes urination, clears heat. Pineapple — Sweet, sour, neutral; […]

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Pork Jiao Zi Dumplings

Categories: Appetizers, Asian, Dryness Invading the Lungs, Large Intestine Dryness, Pork, Summerheat

Chinese Dumplings 1 large or 2 small zucchini, diced 8 oz. mushrooms, diced 1 green onion, cut fine, include the tops (leeks) 1-2 tsp grated ginger toasted sesame oil ½ pound ground pork Salt & pepper to taste Wonton wrappers Dipping Sauce Tamari White Rice Vinegar Toasted Sesame Oil Minced Garlic (to taste) In a pan, brown ground pork in small amount of sesame oil and a little salt and pepper. Add zucchini, mushrooms and ginger. Cook until veggies have expressed water but are not mushy. Remove excess water. Add […]

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Horseradish Potato Salad

Categories: Dryness, Dryness Invading the Lungs, Fluid Vacuity, Large Intestine Dryness, Large Intestine Fluid Vacuity, Lung Fluid Xu, Lung Phlegm Heat, Salad, Vegetarian

Horseradish Potato Salad 3 pounds small (2-inch) potatoes 1/4 cup red onion, chopped 1 tablespoon white-wine vinegar 1 cup sour cream (or 1/2 cup sour cream, 1/2 cup yogurt) 2 tablespoons fresh dill, finely chopped 1/4 cup chopped fresh chives 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 3 tablespoons prepared horseradish 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper Boil the potatoes until fork tender, cool them to room temperature and quarter them. In a large bowl, mix the remaining ingredients and fold over the potatoes. Adjust seasoning to taste. potatoes – sweet, neutral. […]

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Mushroom Curried Quinoa with Veggies & Pine Nuts

Categories: Dryness, Dryness Invading the Lungs, Fluid Vacuity, Large Intestine Dryness, Large Intestine Fluid Vacuity, Lung Fluid Xu, Qi Stagnation in Middle jiao, Rice and Grains, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Vegan, Vegetarian

Mushroom Curried Quinoa with Veggies & Pine Nuts Prep: 20 minutes Cook time: 30 minutes Serves 4-6 Ingredients: 1 cup Quinoa 2 cups water or broth (vegetable or chicken) 3 ounce bag pine nuts (½ cup) 6-8 vine ripped cherry tomatoes ½ orange bell pepper ½ red bell pepper ½ medium onion Fresh mushrooms Fresh basil leaves Fresh Spinach leaves Seasoning: 1 tsp. Crushed garlic 1 tsp. Curry red powder ¼ tsp. Cumin or nutmeg ¼ tsp. Ground ginger ¼ tsp. Kelp seasoning or (sea salt) 2-3 TBS. Olive oil […]

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Quinoa w/ Pine Nuts

Categories: Dryness Invading the Lungs, Lung Fluid Xu, Lung Heat, Lung Phlegm Heat, Lung Yin Vacuity, Rice and Grains, Stomach Food Retention, Vegan, Vegetarian

Quinoa w/ Pine Nuts Serving Size 2 1/4 cup pine nuts 1 cup quinoa 2 cups water sea salt to taste 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 2 stalks celery, chopped 1/4 red onion, chopped 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 bunch fresh parsley, chopped Toast the pine nuts briefly in a dry skillet over medium heat. This will take about 5 minutes, and stir constantly as they will burn easily. Set aside to cool. In a saucepan, combine the quinoa, water and salt. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to […]

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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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