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Chicken Noodle Soup for the Common Cold

Categories: Asian, Chicken, Gluten-free, Soup, Wei Qi Vacuity, Wind Cold Invading Lungs, Wind Invasion (External)

CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP FOR THE COMMON COLD serves 4 2 tbs coconut oil ¼ lb chicken, shredded ¼ c preserved mustard greens, soaked, rinsed, and shredded 4 slices ginger, shredded 2 green onions, sliced thinly 1-2 tbs fermented black beans, soaked, rinsed, and chopped 4 c chicken stock 1 tbs soy sauce 2 tsp sesame oil 2 oz rice vermicelli, presoaked in hot water until soft, drained Fresh perilla leaves (or substitute with cilantro or basil) 1) Heat oil until smoking. Add chicken for 30 seconds. Add ginger, onions, greens, […]

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Poached Pears in Cinnamon-Ginger Syrup

Categories: Lung Fluid Xu, Lung Phlegm Cold, Wind Cold Invading Lungs

Poached Pears in Cinnamon-Ginger Syrup Mary Wetterstrand – PCOM Chicago 6 Servings 10 cups water 1½ cups sugar 2 cinnamon sticks 8 slices fresh, unpeeled ginger, ~quarter size, smashed lightly with edge of knife 6 slightly under-ripe Bosc or Anjou pears 2 lemons 1. In a large pot, combine the water, sugar, cinnamon sticks and fresh ginger. Heat until boiling, reduce the heat to low, and cook for 30 minutes. 2. Peel the pears and rub the outside with cut lemons to prevent them from turning brown. 3. Squeeze the […]

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Horseradish Potato Salad

Categories: Wind Cold Invading Lungs

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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Baby Spinach And Tangerines With Pomegranate Vinaigrette

Categories: Heart Qi Vacuity, Kidney Qi Vacuity, Liver Qi Stagnation, Lung Qi Vacuity, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Wind Cold Invading Lungs

Baby Spinach And Tangerines With Pomegranate Vinaigrette Serves 3-4 Ingredients: 10 oz bag of prewashed spinach ½ pound mixed baby greens (salad mix) 3 tangerines, Satsuma or other seedless variety ¼ cup red wine vinegar (good quality)* ¼ cup balsamic vinegar 1/3 cup fresh or bottled pomegranate juice 1 ½ tsp cornstarch 1 tsp sugar pinch of cinnamon ¼ tsp salt ¼ tsp black pepper 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil Method: Wash the greens and spinach well and dry in a lettuce spinner. Chill the greens until just before […]

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Soul Food for Wind-Cold Invading Lungs: Grits and Greens

Categories: Lung Qi Vacuity, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Wind Cold Invading Lungs, Wind Invasion (External)

Soul Food for Wind-Cold Invading Lungs: Grits and Greens By Sue Cook Ingredients: GREENS: 3 inch piece fresh ginger 2 bunches fresh mustard greens 1 large purple onion 5 Chinese dates (complicated version) or 1 T raw brown sugar (easy version) either 1 cup water plus 3 dried shiitakes (complicated version) or 2 T extra virgin olive oil plus 1 cup water tamari or Bragg’s Liquid Aminos GRITS: 1 c stone-ground yellow grits (polenta) 3 c water 1 tsp salt PREPARATION: easy level In a 2-4 quart saucepan with a […]

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Miso Soup

Categories: Wei Qi Vacuity, Wind Cold Invading Lungs, Wind Heat Invading Lungs, Wind Invasion (External)

From http://www.101cookbooks.com/archives/miso-soup-recipe.html Miso Soup Recipe Miso Choice: This time around I used an organic white miso, but I’d encourage you to experiment with a range of misos. 3 ounces dried soba noodles 2 – 4 tablespoons miso paste (to taste) 2 – 3 ounces firm tofu (2 handfuls), chopped into 1/3-inch cubes a handful of watercress or spinach, well washed and stems trimmed 2 green onions, tops removed thinly sliced a small handful of cilantro a pinch of red pepper flakes Cook the soba noodles in salted water, drain, run cold […]

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Ginger-Scallion-Mushroom Tea

Categories: Asian, Beverages, Gluten-free, Lung Phlegm Cold, Vegan, Vegetarian, Wei Qi Vacuity, Wind Cold Invading Lungs

Ginger-Scallion-Mushroom Tea Here is a variation as many people don’t know what chinese dates are or where to get them….just use mushrooms instead….almost any kind will work to boost immune system (LU/KD) 6 slices ginger 3 stalks scallions 5 pieces of sliced button or shitake mushroom Cook ginger slices, chopped scallion and sliced mushroom pieces in 3 1/2 cups of water for about 5 minutes. Strain and drink 1 cup each time, 3x a day.  Eat the ingredients if possible but not necessary Serves: 3 Mitchell Harris L.Ac, MSTOM said: […]

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Scallion and Basil Chicken Noodle Soup

Categories: Soup, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Wei Qi Vacuity, Wind Cold Invading Lungs

Scallion and Basil Chicken Noodle Soup ingredients: one carton organic chicken broth one large organic boneless skinless chicken breast one bunch scallions, whites minced fine, greens sliced and reserved for topping one large handful fresh basil, minced 3 inch piece fresh ginger, sliced thin 1/2 package brown rice noodles boil the chicken breast with the broth and white parts of the scallion and the ginger until it shreds easily, about 30 minutes; add the noodles and basil and cook approximately 6 minutes longer. serve topped with the green parts of […]

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Grits and Greens

Categories: Lung Phlegm Cold, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Vegan, Vegetarian, Wind Cold Invading Lungs

Soul Food for Wind-Cold Invading Lungs: Grits and Greens By Sue Cook Ingredients: GREENS: 3 inch piece fresh ginger 2 bunches fresh mustard greens 1 large purple onion 5 Chinese dates (complicated version) or 1 T raw brown sugar (easy version) either 1 cup water plus 3 dried shiitakes (complicated version) or 2 T extra virgin olive oil plus 1 cup water tamari or Bragg’s Liquid Aminos GRITS: 1 c stone-ground yellow grits (polenta) 3 c water 1 tsp salt PREPARATION: easy level In a 2-4 quart saucepan with a […]

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