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Daikon no Namasu (Carrot and Daikon Salad)

Categories: Large Intestine Fluid Vacuity, Liver Qi Stagnation, Lung Phlegm Heat, Spleen Damp

Daikon no Namasu (Carrot and Daikon Salad) Japan The color combination of white daikon and red carrot is regarded as a symbol of happiness. Serves four Ingredients 8 inch daikon 2 carrots 1 tsp salt 3 tbsp caster (superfine) sugar 4 ½ tbsp rice vinegar 1 tbsp white sesame seeds Cut the daikon into three pieces, and then thickly peel the skin. Peel the carrots and cut them into 2 inch pieces. Slice both vegetables very thinly lengthwise then across to make very thin matchsticks. Place the daikon and carrot […]

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Asian Pear Tapioca Dessert

Categories: Lung Fluid Xu, Lung Phlegm Heat, Lung Yin Vacuity, Shen Calming, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Wind Heat Invading Lungs

Asian Pear Tapioca Dessert (kids will like this) Lung Yin Xu Function: nourish the Lung yin, stop coughing blood, or dry cough Ingredients:  2 asian pears, 1/2 cup tapioca, a little sugar and some water Function 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. soak tapioca for 15 minutes 2. Shred one pear.  Chop one pear. 3. In another pot, boil water.   Then, add sugar and tapioca.  Cook over medium flame […]

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Pear Bai He Tea

Categories: Lung Phlegm Heat, Lung Yin Vacuity, Phlegm Misting the Heart, Shen Calming

Siri Michel Metal Imbalance; Lung Yin Deficiency; Hot Phlegm in Lung Pear Bai He Tea Ingredients ½ cup dried unsweetened pears, diced (or 1 fresh pear, diced) 12 grams bai he (if fresh, one lily bulb) 1 bag green tea 1 – 3 tsp honey 3 cups water Directions Put the pear, bai he and water in a non-reactive saucepan. Let soak for 30 minutes. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and cook at simmer for 30 minutes. Turn off heat. Remove lid and add the green tea bag. Let […]

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Daikon Radish with Miso Sauce

Categories: Lung Fluid Xu, Lung Phlegm Cold, Lung Phlegm Heat, Lung Yin Vacuity

Lung dryness with hard to expectorate phlegm Daikon Radish with Miso Sauce Daikon radish with a miso sauce can help transform phlegm, which will help clear the lungs. It also gently moistens the lungs to protect them from becoming dry. It is a colder recipe and can help with warm phlegm. This would be good for a person who is having trouble getting rid of an upper respiratory infection. This recipe is also good for the water element. It is very gentle on the kidney helping treat water metabolism issues such as edema. It […]

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Toasted Tahini and Almond Butter Sandwich with Pears and Apples

Categories: Lung Fluid Xu, Lung Phlegm Cold, Lung Phlegm Heat, Lung Yin Vacuity

Metal-lung dryness/phlegm Frances Norris Toasted Tahini and Almond Butter Sandwich with Pears and Apples Adapted from recipe on Food52.com Serves 1 Ingredients 2 slices Ezekiel bread (wheat, barley, millet, lentils, soybeans, spelt-all sprouted)-sweet, cool, sl. Salty, harmonize/strengthen MJ, drain damp, moisten dryness Tahini-sl. warming, tonifying, moistening Almond butter-neutral, sweet, ventilates lung, relieves cough and asthma, transforms phlegm Sliced apple-cool, sweet, slightly sour, lubricates lung, resolves mucus Sliced pear-cold, sweet, lubricates lung, lubricates throat, stops cough, dissolves mucus Butter for browning- sweet, neutral, supplements qi   1. Spread the tahini on […]

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Sauted Chinese Vegetables

Categories: Large Intestine Damp Heat, Lung Phlegm Heat, Spleen Damp

Lung Phlegm Heat- Metal – nina gaglio Sautéed Chinese Vegetables Serves 3 to 4 1 hand full of Bok Choy- chopped 4 carrots chopped into 1-inch cubes 1 large onion finely chopped Bok Choy- sweet, neutral, ST, LU, LI. Cleat, promotes bowel movement. Carrot- sweet, neutral, LU, SP, LV, HT. Benefits the lung, drains damp. Onion- pungent, LU. Clears heat resolves toxicity. Overall TCM Functions: Clears heat from the LU and drains dampness.

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Roasted Asparagus with Peanut Sauce

Categories: Lung Fluid Xu, Lung Phlegm Heat

Roasted Asparagus with Peanut Sauce (Serves 3) 1 lb. thin asparagus 1 Tbsp peanut oil 1 Tbsp creamy peanut butter Juice of 1/2 lime 1 tsp soy sauce Water Remove and discard bottom inch of asparagus stalk. Drizzle asparagus with oil, and sprinkle with garlic. Toss well so that all stalks are completely covered with oil, and then spread out on a baking sheet. Roast at 450, stirring asparagus occasionally, until it starts to brown (about 15 min). Mix remaining ingredients well, and add enough water so that it becomes […]

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Minty Peach and Jicama Salad

Categories: Liver Fire Rising, Liver Qi Stagnation, Liver Yin Vacuity, Lung Fluid Xu, Lung Phlegm Heat, Lung Yin Vacuity

Minty Peach and Jicama Salad 2 cups water 1 cup white rice 4 tbsp lemon juice 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 tbsp raw honey ½ tsp salt ¼ tsp pepper 2 medium peaches, diced 2 cups diced jicama 1 cup fresh chopped mint Cook rice in water. Mix lemon juice, oil, honey, salt, and pepper together to make a dressing. Add mint, peach, and jicama to cooked rice and toss. Pour dressing over salad. Serves 6. (Adapted from Cooking Light magazine). White rice: sweet, cool; SP, ST. Harmonizes […]

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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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Dave’s Mad Mixup- Red Rice Pilaf

Categories: Heart Blood Vacuity, Heart Qi Vacuity, Kidney Qi Vacuity, Large Intestine Fluid Vacuity, Lung Fluid Xu, Lung Phlegm Heat, Shen Calming, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Dave’s Mad Mixup- Red Rice Pilaf– Serves 4-6 Use equal amounts of red rice (3/4 cup) and millet. Place in rice cooker with same volume of water. Toss in lotus seeds (2oz)-lily bulb (2oz) and poria (1oz). Add pinch of fennel and sesame oil if desired. Stirfry. Crush 1 oz of whole cumin and 1 oz of whole coriander. Pre heat wok and add cooking oil and sesame oil to taste. Toss in cumin and coriander and mix until their aroma comes out. Toss in firm tofu (8oz) and brown […]

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