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Stir-fry for LU qi xu w/ phlegm in LU

Categories: Lung Phlegm Cold, Lung Qi Vacuity

Love Your Lungs: A Stir-fry for LU qi xu w/ phlegm in LU By Katie Fritz 1 medium sized daikon radish, chopped to your liking 2-3 carrots, chopped to your liking 1 handful of shitake mushrooms, sliced 1/2 c. onion, chopped 1/4 c. raw almonds, chopped 2 c. mustard greens, chopped 2 c. cooked white rice Peanut oil for stir-frying Rice vinegar to taste Salt to taste In a rice cooker (or on the stovetop) place together 1 c. white rice, 2 c. water & a pinch of salt. If […]

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Chinese Duck and Shiitake Dumplings

Categories: Kidney Qi Vacuity, Lung Qi Vacuity, Lung Yin Vacuity, Wei Qi Vacuity

Chinese Duck and Shiitake Dumplings Yields about thirty-six 3-inch dumplings. For the dough: 6-3/4 oz. (1-1/2 cups) unbleached all-purpose flour; more for kneading For the filling: Half a roast duck, preferably Beijing-style 8 dried shiitake mushrooms, soaked in hot water for 30 minutes 1/2 tsp. granulated sugar 6 oz. spinach, washed and trimmed 1/4 cup finely chopped water chestnuts 2 medium scallions, thinly sliced 1-1/2 Tbs. minced fresh ginger 1 Tbs. soy sauce 1 tsp. cornstarch Freshly ground black pepper To finish the dumplings: Kosher salt, as needed (for boiled […]

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Baby Spinach And Tangerines With Pomegranate Vinaigrette

Categories: Heart Qi Vacuity, Kidney Qi Vacuity, Liver Qi Stagnation, Lung Qi Vacuity, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Wind Cold Invading Lungs

Baby Spinach And Tangerines With Pomegranate Vinaigrette Serves 3-4 Ingredients: 10 oz bag of prewashed spinach ½ pound mixed baby greens (salad mix) 3 tangerines, Satsuma or other seedless variety ¼ cup red wine vinegar (good quality)* ¼ cup balsamic vinegar 1/3 cup fresh or bottled pomegranate juice 1 ½ tsp cornstarch 1 tsp sugar pinch of cinnamon ¼ tsp salt ¼ tsp black pepper 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil Method: Wash the greens and spinach well and dry in a lettuce spinner. Chill the greens until just before […]

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Almond Horchata

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

Almond Horchata — Serves 8 2 quarts of Almond Milk 1 teaspoon of cinnamon 1 teaspoon of vanilla 1/2 cup rice syrup Combine ingredients in a large pot and let it come to a boil. Once boiling, reduce heat and let it simmer for 5 minutes. Serve hot. Almond milk – neutral, sweet – ventilates lungs, relieves cough and asthma, transforms phlegm Cinnamon – hot, pungent, sweet – strengthens stomach, warms coldness, stops pain Rice Syrup – moistens dryness, Nourishes lung yin and tonifies lung qi

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Soul Food for Wind-Cold Invading Lungs: Grits and Greens

Categories: Lung Qi Vacuity, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Wind Cold Invading Lungs, Wind Invasion (External)

Soul Food for Wind-Cold Invading Lungs: Grits and Greens By Sue Cook Ingredients: GREENS: 3 inch piece fresh ginger 2 bunches fresh mustard greens 1 large purple onion 5 Chinese dates (complicated version) or 1 T raw brown sugar (easy version) either 1 cup water plus 3 dried shiitakes (complicated version) or 2 T extra virgin olive oil plus 1 cup water tamari or Bragg’s Liquid Aminos GRITS: 1 c stone-ground yellow grits (polenta) 3 c water 1 tsp salt PREPARATION: easy level In a 2-4 quart saucepan with a […]

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Red Curry Carrot Soup

Categories: Heart Qi Vacuity, Lung Qi Vacuity, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Red Curry Carrot Soup 1 tablespoon canola oil 6 large carrots, peeled-4 thickly sliced and 2 cut into fine matchsticks 2 thin slices peeled fresh ginger 1 medium white onion, finely chopped 4 cups chicken stock or canned low-sodium broth 2 cups water 1/3 cup unsweetened coconut milk 3/4 teaspoon red curry paste Salt and freshly ground pepper 1 scallion, cut into matchsticks 1 tablespoon cilantro leaves 1 tablespoon finely chopped basil Directions Heat the oil in a large saucepan. Add the sliced carrots and ginger and cook over moderately […]

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String Beans With Ginger and Garlic

Categories: Bi Syndrome Cold, Kidney Yang Vacuity, Lung Qi Vacuity, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Spleen Yang Vacuity, Wind Invasion (External)

String Beans With Ginger and Garlic Ingredients * Salt * 2 1/2 pounds string beans (French-style slim haricots verts work especially well), trimmed * 4 tablespoons vegetable oil * 1/4 cup minced fresh ginger (about 6 inches ginger root, peeled) * 4 medium-size garlic cloves, minced Preparation 1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil, and fill a large bowl with ice water. Working in two batches, boil beans until just tender but still crisp and bright green. Start testing after 4 minutes or so, being careful […]

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Cellophane noodle soup

Categories: Asian, Dryness Invading the Lungs, Kidney Unable to Grasp Qi, Lung Fluid Xu, Lung Heat, Lung Qi Vacuity, Noodles, Soup, Vegan, Vegetarian

CELLOPHANE NOODLE SOUP 4 large dried shitake 15 g lily buds, dried ½ cucumber 2 garlic cloves, halved 90 g white cabbage,chopped 5 cups boiling water 4 oz cellophane noodles 2 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp palm sugar 3 ½ blocks silken tofu Fresh cilantro Soak shitake in warm water for 30 min. soak lily buds in a warm water soak for 30 min. Put cucumber, garlic, cabbage in a food processor and grind to a smooth paste. Scrape the mixture into a large pan and add the measured boiling […]

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