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Oysters Steamed in Egg Custard

Categories: Kidney Yin Vacuity, Shen Calming

Oysters Steamed in Egg Custard (4-6 servings) 1 pint shucked oysters 6 eggs 2 tsp soy sauce ½ tsp white pepper 1 tsp salt 1 tsp sesame oil 1 scallion, green and white parts, minced 1. Drain the oysters well, reserving 3 tablespoons of the juice. 2. In a bowl, stir the eggs with the oyster juice to blend well. Do not beat the eggs with a fork, as no foam should form. Add the soy sauce, pepper and salt. Stir well. 3. Grease a heatproof pie dish with the […]

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Salmon and Black Beans

Categories: Kidney Jing Vacuity, Kidney Yang Vacuity, Kidney Yin Vacuity

Tonify kidney yin, yang and jing Salmon and Black Beans Salmon and black beans are the main ingredients in this recipe.  They both help nourish the kidneys. Along with the onions, they can help relieve toxicity.  This is a great recipe to help tonify kidney yin, yang and jing. It can also help add a little energy and warmth to your day, while also helping to protect the middle jiao. 1/3 cup olive oil 5 garlic cloves (2 pressed, 3 minced) 1 tbsp dried thyme Pepper Salt 14 ozs salmon fillets 1 onion […]

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Spiced Black Bean, Grilled Avocado, and Goat Cheese Tacos

Categories: Kidney Yin Vacuity, Large Intestine Fluid Vacuity, Liver Qi Stagnation

Frances Norris Yin Deficiency Spiced Black Bean, Grilled Avocado, and Goat Cheese Tacos - Adapted from recipe on Makes 2 servings Ingredients 1 avocado-sweet, cool, nourishes yin and blood ½ cup black beans-warm, sweet, nourishes yin ½ lime, juice and zest from- cool, sour, regulates qi, regenerates body fluids 2 tsp. honey-neutral, nourishes yin 1 tbsp. coriander seeds-slightly warm, benefit digestion 1 tsp. olive oil-neutral, sweet, sour, astringent, clears heat, promotes fluids ½ tbsp. cumin seeds- warm, strengthens spleen 4 flour tortillas- sweet, slightly cool, reduces thirst ¼ cup goat […]

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Fish Soup

Categories: Kidney Qi Vacuity, Kidney Yin Vacuity

KD Yin Xu-Water - Nina Gaglio Fish Soup– Serves 3 to 4 1 (1-2 inch) piece of ginger, finely chopped 2 cloves of garlic minced ¼ cup goji berries 2 tablespoons rice wine 5 cups water 1 pound fresh salmon (boned and cut into 1-2 inch chunks) ½, chopped into 1/2-inch pieces. 2 teaspoons soy sauce 1 teaspoon dark sesame oil Overall TCM Functions: This dish strengthens Kidneys to counteract fatigue and insomnia.  It Nourishes yin and fluids. Salmon- sweet, neutral, SP/KD. Strengthens spleen, nourishes yin, blood, and KD jing. Ginger- pungent, […]

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Champion Chicken with Goji Berries

Categories: Kidney Yin Vacuity, Liver Blood Vacuity, Liver Yin Vacuity, Qi Vacuity

Champion Chicken with Goji Berries, modified  Ingredients 2 tbsp. olive oil 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced 1 piece of ginger, (.5-1 inches long) 1 roasting chicken, skinned and cut up, or 3-4 lbs of skinless legs / breasts (ok to substitute chicken breasts) 2 medium green onions, chopped into ½ inch pieces, tips and roots discarded 3-4 tbsp. rice wine or dry sherry 2 tbsp soy sauce, or to taste 2 tbsp goji berries 1 ½ c. water or chicken stock 1 tsp. toasted sesame oil 1 medium sized […]

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Goji Berry and Fish Soup

Categories: Kidney Qi Vacuity, Kidney Yin Vacuity, Liver Blood Stasis, Liver Qi Stagnation, Liver Yang Rising

Goji Berry and Fish Soup 4-6 servings (Adapted from 1-2 fillets of whitefish (or fish of choice) ½ c goji berries 1 c shiitake mushrooms 1 scallion, chopped 5 thin slices of fresh ginger 5 c low-sodium broth 1-2 T rice wine Mrs. Dash or other salt substitute ½ t Hoisin or plum sauce 1. Smear fish with 1 T of rice wine and a little Mrs. Dash/salt substitute, set aside. 2. Bring the broth to a boil in a large saucepan. 3. Place the seasoned fish into the saucepan […]

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Peach-Berry Rice Pudding

Categories: Kidney Yin Vacuity, Liver Blood Vacuity, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Peach-Berry Rice Pudding Ingredients: 1 C rice 3 C milk dash of salt 1 medium peach ½ pint berries (mix of raspberries, mulberries, cherries, and goji berries) honey Instructions: Place rice, milk, and salt in the top of a double boiler and cook over boiling water about 40 minutes, or until rice is soft and all milk absorbed. Watch milk carefully and stir occasionally to avoid burning. Add sliced pear and berries for last 10-15 minutes to warm and soften them. Spoon into bowls and drizzle honey on top. Makes […]

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Pork and Black Beans

Categories: Kidney Yin Vacuity

Pork ‘n black beans Yields 6 servings 2 cans of black beans 1/3 up packed brown sugar 1 small onion, chopped ¼ cup catsup 4-6 slices of bacon Directions: 1. Add all the ingredients into a 1½ quart casserole, top with slices of bacon and bake for 1 ½ hours at 350 degrees. TCM analysis: Overall tonifies KD yin. black beans: sweet, sour, neutral. Strengthens SP, benefits diabetes, counteracts toxins, reduces dampness, benefits KD brown sugar: sweet, warm. Strengthens digestion, lubricates LU, stops cough, warms up body. onion: pungent, warm. […]

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Kidney Soup

Categories: Kidney Qi Vacuity, Kidney Yang Vacuity, Kidney Yin Vacuity

Kidney Soup 1 pair of lamb’s kidneys, trimmed and chopped 4 cups water or less sodium chicken broth ½ cup black beans 10g. chopped spring onion 10g. minced ginger ½ tsp salt Boil black beans for 15 minutes, then add other ingredients and continue boiling for 20 minutes. Serves 1-2 people. Lamb’s kidneys: sweet, hot; KD. Tonifies KD qi/yang. Black bean: sweet, neutral; SP/KD. Nourishes KD yin and yang, promotes diuresis, resolves toxin. Spring onion: warm, acrid; activate yang, promote dieresis, regulate qi. Ginger: warm, acrid; SP/ST/LU. Activates yang. Overall, […]

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Butternut Squash Soup

Categories: Kidney Yin Vacuity, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Butternut Squash Soup Overall Recipe: Nourishes Kidney yin, engenders fluids, benefits spleen and stomach. Onion: acrid, warm. Warms interior, moves qi and blood. Butter: sweet, neutral. Tonifies deficiency, engenders fluids, moistens intestines. Squash: warm, sweet. Tonifies spleen & stomach, nourishes yin, stops pain, moves qi. Red Pepper: cool, acrid. Courses blood, improve appetite, reduce swelling. Carrots: sweet, acrid, neutral. Strengthen spleen & stomach, clears heat, anti-inflammatory Seaweed, e.g. kombu: cold, salty. Nourishes yin, moistens dryness, clears heat, softens hardness. Broth: sweet, salty, warm. Nourishes qi, yin, blood & fluids. Cumin: […]

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