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Smooth Move Smoothie

Categories: Large Intestine Damp Heat, Large Intestine Qi Stagnation

Smooth Move Smoothie L.I. shi heat leading to constipation By Katie Fritz 1 apple, cored/sliced 1 pear, cored/sliced 1 plum, pitted/sliced 2 bananas 1/2 avocado 1/2 c. silken tofu 1-2 c. green tea (depending upon your preference of consistency) 1-2 tbsp. Maple syrup (to taste) Cinnamon, to taste Place the apple, pear, plum, bananas, avocado & tofu in your blender. Boil 8-16 oz. of water and add to 1-2 heaping tsp. of green tea leaves, steep for about 5 minutes. Once steeped to your liking, add green tea (w/o leaves) […]

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Shiitake and Shan Zha Congee

Categories: Heart Blood Stagnation, High blood pressure, High cholesterol, Large Intestine Qi Stagnation, Lung Qi Vacuity, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Stomach Food Retention, Wei Qi Vacuity

Shiitake and Shan Zha Congee   Spleen Qi Vacuity with high cholesterol Function: strengthen SP, help digestion, regulate qi and relieve stagnation.  It could use for sp/st xu with blood stasis and to lower LDL. Ingredients : shan zha 15g, shiitake 10g, Geng mi 50g, sugar 1/2 tbs ,Water – enough amount to create congee Serves: 3-5 people How to cook: 1. soak shan zha, shiitake in warm water about 30 minutes then drain out water 2. in another pot make shan zha and shitake as tea , then add geng mi […]

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Salmon Steamed in Napa Cabbage

Categories: Kidney Jing Vacuity, Kidney Yin Vacuity, Large Intestine Damp Heat, Large Intestine Qi Stagnation

Salmon Steamed in Napa Cabbage Ingredients 12 leaves Napa cabbage 2 lbs salmon fillets, skinned 2 tb olive Oil 1 tb lemon juice 1 tsp minced garlic 1/4 c minced shallots or scallions 1/4 tsp pepper 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp chopped fresh thyme (1/4 tsp dried thyme) 1 tsp chopped fresh basil (1/4 tsp dried basil) FOR THE SAUCE 1/2 c Seafood stock 2 Red bell peppers roasted puree 1 1/2 tsp Lemon juice 1 tsp Anchovy paste or salt 1 pinch white pepper Instructions Bring water to a […]

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Carrot squash soufflé

Categories: Large Intestine Qi Stagnation, Spleen Damp Cold, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Spleen Yang Vacuity

Earth - Spleen yang xu, spleen qi xu Carrot squash soufflé The carrot squash soufflé is meant to help strengthen your digestion. It strengthens the spleen and large intestine, in order to stop diarrhea. The recipe is warm and nourishing, and will not be hard to digest. It also has anti-inflammatory properties to help your overall health. Ingredients 2 cups carrots, grated 3 cups squash puree 1 teaspoon grated ginger ½ teaspoon each coriander and cumin 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon sea salt ¼ cup ground almonds Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. […]

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Grilled Carrots

Categories: Large Intestine Qi Stagnation, Liver Qi Stagnation, Spleen Yang Vacuity

Grilled Carrots TCM: Move Liver qi This recipe helps move liver qi and can help reduce inflammation. It is good for the eyes, especially if they are red. It will help with menstrual bleeding especially due to liver qi stagnation. The recipe is also beneficial for the lungs. Many of the foods go to the lungs and can benefit the skin as well relieve cough. Therefore this formula can also be in the metal category. Ingredients 1 ½ to 2 pounds large carrots Olive oil Kosher or sea salt turmeric coriander 1 lemon, optional […]

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5 Element Soup

Categories: Heart Qi Vacuity, Large Intestine Qi Stagnation, Liver Blood Vacuity, Liver Qi Stagnation, Lung Qi Vacuity, Spleen Qi Vacuity

5 element Soup Ingredients: 8 oz (260g) Burdock root – benefits the lung, helps disperse wind heat and sore throat 8 oz (260g) 260g Radish – sweet pungent and cold going to lung and LI to move qi, blood and unblock bowel. 8 oz (260g) 260g Carrot – sweet and goes to liver spleen lung and heart, to tonify qi and blood 8 oz (260g) 50g Radish leave – enters spleen and stomach, and lung. Its bitter and pungent nature promotes qi flow and digestion. 8 oz (260g) 2-3 Shitake Mushroom – […]

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Ginger Spiced Acorn Squash

Categories: Large Intestine Qi Stagnation, Spleen Damp, Spleen Damp Cold, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Spleen Yang Vacuity

Earth: Tonify Spleen Qi   - Dusten Nelson Ginger spiced acorn squash: 1 acorn squash (or other winter squash) 1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil 1 tbsp (15 mL) maple syrup 1 tsp (5 mL) garam masala 1/2 tsp (5 mL) ginger Pinch or two of salt, to taste Dash of curry powder, plus 1 tsp (or to taste) 1 1/2 tbsp (22 mL) butter 1 medium onion, chopped Dash of nutmeg 2 apples, cubed (use tart or crisp apples like Gala or Granny Smith; avoid soft and sweet apples, like Macintoshes) […]

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Mung Bean Sprout Salad

Categories: Large Intestine Qi Stagnation, Wind Heat Invading Lungs, Wind Invasion (External)

Mung Bean Sprout Salad Overall recipe: Releases exterior, resolves toxin, clears heat. Mung Bean Sprouts: sweet, cool. Clears heat, resolves toxins, disperses summer-heat. Scallion: acrid, warm. Releases exterior, resolves toxin Sesame Seed: sweet, neutral. Moistens interior, supplements liver and kidney. Sesame Oil: sweet cool. Detoxifies, moistens dryness, promotes bowel movement. Ginger: acrid, slightly warm. Disperses cold, releases exterior, transforms phlegm, stops vomit. Vinegar: sour, bitter, warm. Resolves toxin, kills worms, scatters stasis. Garlic: acrid, warm. Courses qi, resolves toxin, kills parasites. Honey: sweet, neutral. Resolves toxin, moistens dryness, strengthens the […]

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Pumkin seed milk- for Sp/ST Middle Jiao suppliment

Categories: Large Intestine Fluid Vacuity, Large Intestine Qi Stagnation, Spleen Qi Vacuity

David Hatfield Pumkin seed milk- for Sp/ST Middle Jiao supplement Ingredients – 1 cup raw pumpkin seeds 5 cups water 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1 tablespoon sweetener (agave, honey, or maple syrup) Directions – 1. Soak seeds- then rinse 2. Blend seeds with 2 cups water for one minute 3. Optional – strain if you want smoother milk, leave as is for a grainier texture 4. Mix blended seeds with remaining 3 cups water 5. Add vanilla and sweetener of choice Benefits of pumpkin seeds • Diuretic properties make these seeds […]

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Earth Builder and Regulator

Categories: Large Intestine Qi Stagnation, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Stomach Food Retention

Earth Builder and Regulator 1 C Rice ¼ C Sprouted Barley 2 C Broccoli 1 Lb Halibut 1 T Fennel Seeds 1 T Black Pepper Serves about 2 Pour 2.5 C of water into a large pot with the Rice and Sprouted Barely. Bring the water to a boil and then down to a simmer for about 30-45 minutes (or until the water is soaked up). Set over to the side. Grind or smash up the Fennel Seeds and Black pepper together in a grinder or herb mortar. Rub all […]

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