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Artichoke and Dandelion Frittata

Categories: Liver Qi Stagnation, Liver Yang Rising, Liver Yin Vacuity, Mediterranean, Vegetables, Vegetarian

ARTICHOKE AND DANDELION FRITTATA serves 4 4 Artichokes, trimmed, hearts removed and reserved 1 bunch Dandelion Greens, rinsed and chopped 6 Eggs ½ c cream ¼ tsp Salt Pinches of nutmeg and black pepper 1 cup shredded fontina or Monterey jack cheese ½ cup parmesan cheese 1) Quarter the artichoke hearts and steam until tender, 5 minutes. Add the greens and steam until wilted, 2 min. spread the artichokes and greens evenly in a greased baking pan. 2) Beat eggs with the cream, salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Stir in shredded cheese. […]

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Jue Ming Zi Hypertension Tea

Categories: High blood pressure, Liver Blood Vacuity, Liver Fire Rising, Liver Wind (Endogenous), Liver Yang Rising

Wood/Fire Jue Ming Zi Hypertension Tea Wind Stroke, hypertension, high cholesterol Jue Ming Zi clears heat, moistens dry, lowers blood pressure Gou Qi Zi tonifies blood, benefits liver Chrysanthemum flowers – clears heat Ingredients: 10g 1 tsp 5 Directions: 1. Clean Jue Ming Zi, 2. low heat pan fry until fragrant and popping sound 3. Combine all ingredients and pour in hot water Steep for 15 minutes

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Goji Berry and Fish Soup

Categories: Kidney Qi Vacuity, Kidney Yin Vacuity, Liver Blood Stasis, Liver Qi Stagnation, Liver Yang Rising

Goji Berry and Fish Soup 4-6 servings (Adapted from http://www.gojiberries.us) 1-2 fillets of whitefish (or fish of choice) ½ c goji berries 1 c shiitake mushrooms 1 scallion, chopped 5 thin slices of fresh ginger 5 c low-sodium broth 1-2 T rice wine Mrs. Dash or other salt substitute ½ t Hoisin or plum sauce 1. Smear fish with 1 T of rice wine and a little Mrs. Dash/salt substitute, set aside. 2. Bring the broth to a boil in a large saucepan. 3. Place the seasoned fish into the saucepan […]

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Liver Calming Soup

Categories: Liver Blood Vacuity, Liver Qi Stagnation, Liver Yang Rising

Liver Calming Soup 2 oz lamb liver 10 grams Ju Hua 10 grams Jue Ming Zi Cook above ingredients in 4 cups of water over medium flame for about 25 min. Strain, drink one cup of soup, 3x a day. Serves 1-2

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Seitan Veal Marsala

Categories: Liver Yang Rising, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Seitan-Veal Marsala Serves 3 1/2 lb. prepared seitan Flour for dredging cutlets Butter for sauteing cutlets 2 cups cleaned, sliced button mushrooms 2 tsp. chopped shallots or scallions 6 T. Marsala wine or cooking sherry 1/2 cup thin miso broth In a large, heavy-gauge fry pan, heat oil or butter while you dredge each cutlet in flour. Saute on all sides until browned. Remove from pan and set aside. Put mushrooms and shallots or scallions into the pan drippings and stir constantly, until onions are soft and sauce begins to […]

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Celery-Root Pancakes

Categories: Liver Fire Rising, Liver Yang Rising

Celery-Root Pancakes SERVES: 4 1 pound celery root, peeled 1 russet potato (1/2 pound), peeled 2 tablespoons grated onion 1 teaspoon kosher salt 3 tablespoons vegetable oil Freshly ground pepper Preheat the oven to 400°. Working over a large bowl, coarsely shred the celery root and potato on the large holes of a box grater. Using 2 forks, toss the celery root and potato with the onion and salt. In a large nonstick skillet, heat 1 1/2 tablespoons of the oil. Scoop four 1/2-cup mounds of the vegetable mixture in […]

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Move That Liver Qi: A bitter, sweet & sour salad recipe for LV qi stagnation w/ heat

Categories: Liver Fire Rising, Liver Qi Stagnation, Liver Yang Rising

Move That Liver Qi: A bitter, sweet & sour salad recipe for LV qi stagnation w/ heat By Katie Fritz 2 Belgium endive, chopped A generous handful of dandelion greens (rinsed & dried), chop if you like! 1/4 of an onion, chopped 2 plums, pitted & chopped 1/2 tbsp. coconut oil (or just use olive oil over lower heat if you have it) Dressing: 1/4 c. apple cider vinegar The juice of 1/2 a lemon 2 tbsp. olive oil Salt & pepper to taste Heat coconut oil in a pan […]

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Celery soup- for calm liver

Categories: Kidney Yin Vacuity, Liver Fire Rising, Liver Qi Stagnation, Liver Yang Rising, Liver Yin Vacuity

David Hatfield Celery soup– for calm liver INGREDIENTS: 8 stalks Fresh Chinese celery: slice into 3 x ¼ inch strips 10 Black mushrooms: soak dried mushrooms 1 hour, massage, slice into thirds 1 cup Wood Fungus: soak 1 hour and wash thoroughly 2 cups Eryngii Mushroom: slice into small pieces 2 cups Enoki Mushroom: cut off stalks 8 Clove garlic 2 TBS olive oil 1 TBS toasted sesame oil 2 TBS soy sauce 1 TBS fennel seeds to taste salt, pepper DIRECTIONS: Add 1 tablespoon of oil into a preheated […]

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Arugula, Fennel and Dried Plum Salad

Categories: Liver Fire Rising, Liver Qi Stagnation, Liver Yang Rising

Arugula, Fennel and Dried Plum Salad SERVES: 6 1/4 cup pine nuts 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil Salt and freshly ground pepper 1 small head of radicchio, leaves torn into 2-inch pieces 1 bunch of arugula (4 ounces) 1 small fennel bulb-halved lengthwise, cored and sliced paper thin crosswise 1 cup pitted dried plums (prunes), quartered 3 ounces fresh goat cheese, crumbled (optional) In a small skillet, toast the pine nuts over moderate heat, shaking the pan, until golden brown, about […]

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Spring Sautee

Categories: Large Intestine Qi Stagnation, Liver Fire Rising, Liver Qi Stagnation, Liver Yang Rising

Spring Sautee: Serves 4 Ingredients: 8 oz block of tempeh cut into cubes 3 cups julienne vegetables Carrots Onion Daikon Celery Kale Mustard greens Turnip greens Dandelion 2 TBS Soy sauce 4 TBS mirin 4 TBS rice vinegar 3 tsps sesame oil 3 tsps gomashio Method: Steam tempeh for 20 minutes. Put a little water in wok and heat to medium heat. Cook onion first, cover until soft (5-8 min). Add vegetables except greens, stir-fry quickly for 5 min- they should be crunchy. Add the tempeh and greens cook for […]

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