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Earth Builder and Regulator

Categories: Fish, Qi Stagnation in Middle jiao, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Stomach Food Retention

Halibut and Broccoli 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 […]

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Baked Chicken Supreme

Categories: Blood Vacuity, Chicken, Qi Stagnation in Middle jiao, Qi Vacuity

Baked Chicken Supreme Serves 4 Ingredients 1 chicken, skinned and cut into pieces 1 green pepper, cut into strips 1 clove garlic, pressed 1/4 cup scallions, chopped 1 cup GF chicken stock 1 teaspoon tarragon 1/2 cup butter 2 tomatoes, cut into wedges 1 teaspoon paprika 1 tsp salt Directions Sprinkle chicken with garlic and paprika and brown on in 1/4 cup of butter. Remove from pan. Add rest of butter and saute mushrooms, onions and green pepper. Return chicken to pan. Add chicken stock, tarragon, tomatoes and salt. Simmer […]

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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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Five-Spice Powder Chicken

Categories: Chicken, Cold in the Middle Jiao, Liver Qi Stagnation, Qi Stagnation in Middle jiao, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Stomach Cold

Five-Spice Powder Chicken 6 servings 1 large piece (0.15 ounces or 4 grams) dried tangerine peel (chen pi), or 1 tablespoon of shredded pieces (optional if unavailable) 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced 1 (1-inch) piece fresh ginger, peeled and minced Juice of 1/2 lemon 1 teaspoon Chinese five-spice powder (wu xiang fen) 1/4 teaspoon Sichuan peppercorns or other kind of pepper 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 tablespoons dark sesame oil 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons brown sesame seeds 1 (4- to 5-pound) roasting chicken, giblets removed Preheat oven to […]

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Sesame-Mushroon Soba Noodles

Categories: Asian, Kidney Yin Vacuity, Liver Yang Rising, Liver Yin Vacuity, Noodles, Qi Stagnation in Middle jiao, Stomach Yin Vacuity, Yin Vacuity

Sesame-Mushroom Soba Noodles Ingredients: 3 TBL. Black sesame seeds 8 oz. Dried soba noodles 2 TBL. Olive oil 1 sm. Onion, cut into ¼ in. strips 4 cloves garlic, peeled & minced 22 (l lb) fresh Shitake mushrooms, sliced, discard stems ½ cup dashi, or other stock (vegetable/beef) ¼ cup mirin, or dry sherry 3 TBL. Soy sauce 1-2 TBL. Powdered kudzu, arrowroot, cornstarch or other thickener 2 green onions, chopped into ¼ in. pcs. Directions: 1. Toast the sesame seeds in a wide skillet over medium heat, shaking the […]

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Kohlrabi Salad With Cilantro

Categories: Qi Stagnation in Middle jiao, Salad, Stomach Fire, Stomach Food Retention, Vegan, Vegetarian

Kohlrabi Salad With Cilantro 2 med. kohlrabi, peeled and shredded 1 cup Chinese cabbage, shredded 1 carrot, cut into matchsticks 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped, or parsley Sesame dressing to taste Directions: Lightly toss each group of vegetables with dressing Arrange vegetables in ribbons of color on a serving platter Serves 1 TCM Pattern: Stomach Heat TCM Analysis: Kohlrabi- Neutral, pungent, sweet, bitter, improves qi circulation Chinese Cabbage- Neutral, sweet, promotes ulcer healing Carrots- Neutral, sweet, relieves indigestion Cilantro- Cooling, reduces heat signs Sesame oil- Cool, counteracts heat, lubricates dryness

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