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Sprouted Black Bean Soup

Categories: Blood Vacuity, Heart Blood Vacuity, Heart Fire, Heart Qi Vacuity, Mexican, Soup, Vegan, Vegetarian

Sprouted Black Bean Soup 2 quarts water 2 cups dried black beans sprouted ¼ cup plus 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2 bay leaves 2 cloves garlic ½ yellow onion chopped ½ green and ½ red bell pepper chopped 2 roma tomatoes, chopped 1 stalk celery, chopped 2 Tbsp chili powder 2 Tbsp ground cumin Sea Salt Directions: Pour water, beans, ¼ cup of oil, bay leaves and garlic into large soup pot on high heat. Bring to a boil. Immediately decrease heat. Simmer while preparing remaining ingredients. Heat […]

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Heart Blood Xu – Shen Gui Zhu Xin Tang

Categories: Heart Blood Vacuity, Heart Qi Vacuity

Heart Blood Xu – Shen Gui Zhu Xin Tang zhu xin= pig heart Ingredients: dang shen 50g, dang gui 10g, pig heart*1, salt Fx : tonify heart blood and heart qi Sx: palpitation from heart qi xu, insomnia, lots dreams. Also good for postpartum Fx of herbs: Dang shen :tonify qi, nourish flood Dang gui: nourish and tonify blood How to cook 1. wash pig heart 2. put all ingredients in a ceramic pot and enough amount of water, then use low flame.  Cook until pig heart well done.  Then, add salt. serve […]

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Mulberry Muffins

Categories: Heart Qi Vacuity, Shen Calming, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Mulberry Muffins INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 pinch salt 1/2 cup fat free sour cream 1/4 cup skim milk 2 tablespoons applesauce 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1/2 cup mulberries DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).Grease 6 jumbo muffin cups or line with paper muffin liners. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, soda and salt. In a medium bowl, mix together sour cream, milk, applesauce, egg and almond extract. Stir in flour […]

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Cranberry and Goji Berry Chutney with Shu di Huang

Categories: Heart Blood Vacuity, Heart Qi Vacuity, Kidney Yang Vacuity, Liver Blood Vacuity

Siri Michel Fire Imbalance – Heart Blood Deficiency Cranberry and Goji Berry Chutney with Shu di Huang Ingredients 9 grams Shu di Huang 1 1/2 tablespoon fresh grated ginger 12 ounces fresh cranberries 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2/3 cup goji berries pinch cayenne pepper 1/4 cup chopped dried apricots pinch allspice 1 medium shallot, chopped 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup apple cider 1/3 cup chopped walnuts 2/3 cup white or brown sugar or 1 cup brown rice syrup one orange, Zest of 2 tablespoons maple syrup   Directions Combine cranberries, […]

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Whole Wheat Coconut Pancakes

Categories: Heart Qi Vacuity, Shen Calming

Fire - Heart qi xu, calm shen Whole Wheat Coconut Pancakes The best way to calm your shen is through sweet whole-wheat coconut pancakes. Sweet coconut helps strengthen heart qi, while the whole wheat nourishes the heart and calms the shen. This recipe will also help nourish your blood and yin. It is a great breakfast to help start your day. • 2 cups whole wheat flour • 4 1/2 tsp baking powder • 2 tsp cinnamon • 2 tsp sugar • 2 large eggs • 2 cups + 2 tbsp coconut milk • […]

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Beet and Apple Muffins

Categories: Heart Blood Vacuity, Heart Qi Vacuity, Liver Blood Vacuity

Fire-heart blood/qi deficiency Frances Norris Beet and Apple Muffins Adapted from recipe on atasteofchallah.com Makes 30 muffins Ingredients 4 eggs-cool, sweet, nourishes yin, tonifies blood 1.5 cups light brown sugar-warm, sweet, strengthens digestion ¾ cup olive oil- neutral, sweet, sour, astringent ¾ cup orange juice-cool, sweet, sour, clears heat, soothes liver, strengthens spleen 3 cups whole wheat flour-sweet, slightly cool, nourish heart, calm shen 1 ½ tsp. baking soda 2 tsp. baking powder 4 small green apples, peeled and shredded-cool, sweet, slightly sour, strengthens heart 1 tsp. cinnamon-pungent, sweet, warm, […]

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Beet and Goat Cheese Salad

Categories: Heart Blood Vacuity, Heart Qi Vacuity, Heart Yin Vacuity, Salad, Vegetarian

BEET AND GOAT CHEESE SALAD serves 4 4 beets, peeled 4-1/2 oz goat cheese 1 tbs chives Salt/pepper Several handfuls of young arugula ½ apple, julienned 2 tbs turbinado/brown sugar 2 tbs rice vin 2 tbs soy sauce Extra virgin olive oil Black sesame seeds 1) Bring water and beets to a boil, simmer until tender, 30 min. Drain and cool. Cut each beet into 8 wedges. 2) Blend cheese and chives and season with s & p. 3) Combine sugar, vinegar, and soy sauce. Beat dressing with enough olive oil […]

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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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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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Shiitake Congee

Categories: Heart Blood Stagnation, Heart Qi Vacuity, Spleen Damp, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Sp qi xu with high cholesterol – crataegi fructus suitake congii Function: strengthen SP, help digestion, regulate qi and relieve stagnation. It could use for sp/st xu with blood stasis and lower LDL Ingredient : shan zha 15g, shitake 10g, Geng mi 50, sugar 1/2tbs ,Water —enough amout Serve size: 3-5 people How to cook: 1. soak shan zha, shitake in warm water about 30 minutes then drain out water 2. in another pot make shan zha and shitake as tea , then add gen mi and sugar to make as congii […]

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