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Breakfast potatoes and onions

Categories: Dryness Invading the Lungs, Gluten-free, Large Intestine Damp Heat, Lung Yin Vacuity, Paleo, Side Dishes, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian

Breakfast Potatoes and Onions 6 red potatoes, scrubbed ¼ cup olive oil 2 yellow onions, chopped 2 Tbsp ground dried papaya seeds Sea Salt Directions: Put the potatoes in a medium saucepan with enough water to cover, bring to a boil, decrease the heat then simmer for about 15 minutes or until it’s tender. Drain and let the potatoes cool. Chop them into bite sized pieces. Heat the oil on medium skillet on medium heat. add onions and fry for 5 to 10 minutes or until onions start to brown. […]

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Southern Style Greens

Categories: Cold, Cold in Liver Channel, Qi Vacuity, Side Dishes, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian

Southern Style Greens 2 ½ bunches (1 lbs) collard greens, stemmed and chopped ½ cup olive oil ¼ yellow onion chopped 1 Tbsp of nutritional yeast flakes 1 tsp hickory smoke powder Sea Salt Directions: Bring large pot of water to a boil on high heat. Add collard greens, oil, onion, nutritional yeast, hickory smoked powder. Stir and cover. Cook for 45 to 60 minutes or until collard greens are soft. Drain and season with salt. Serving Size: 4 TCM Pattern: LV qi xu, Stagnation of cold in LV channel […]

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Artichoke and Dandelion Frittata

Categories: Liver Qi Stagnation, Liver Yang Rising, Liver Yin Vacuity, Mediterranean, Vegetables, Vegetarian

ARTICHOKE AND DANDELION FRITTATA serves 4 4 Artichokes, trimmed, hearts removed and reserved 1 bunch Dandelion Greens, rinsed and chopped 6 Eggs ½ c cream ¼ tsp Salt Pinches of nutmeg and black pepper 1 cup shredded fontina or Monterey jack cheese ½ cup parmesan cheese 1) Quarter the artichoke hearts and steam until tender, 5 minutes. Add the greens and steam until wilted, 2 min. spread the artichokes and greens evenly in a greased baking pan. 2) Beat eggs with the cream, salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Stir in shredded cheese. […]

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Spicy Cumin Eggplant

Categories: Blood Stasis, Gluten-free, Indian, Liver Blood Stasis, Liver Qi Stagnation, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian

SPICY CUMIN EGGPLANT 1 medium eggplant, peeled 1 bell pepper, chopped 4 tbsp sunflower oil ¾ tsp cumin seeds ½ tsp mustard seeds ½ tsp tumeric 1/8 tsp hing (asafetida) 1 tsp sea salt ½ cup chick pea flour 1 tbsp onion chopped ½ tsp chilli powder 2 tsp coriander powder wash and peel eggplant, cut into 1 inch cubes. In heavy skillet, heat oil, add mustard seeds and cumin seeds. When the mustard seeds pop, add turmeric, hing, onion and pepper. Then add eggplant and salt, mix well. Cover […]

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Orange Pan-glazed Tempeh

Categories: Asian, Gluten-free, Qi Vacuity, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian, Yin Vacuity

Orange Pan-glazed Tempeh Recipe HS note: This recipe is equally good made with tofu. I made a couple minor tweaks to the recipe based on American ingredients/measurements. You can make a meal out of this by pairing it with some lightly sauteed seasonal vegetables, or in this case I simple served if over some left-over cooked wheat berries that I heated with a bit of chopped kale. 1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice (3-4 large juicy oranges) 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger 2 teaspoons tamari (or soy sauce) 1 1/2 […]

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Mustard Greens

Categories: Phlegm Dry, Vegetables

Mustard Greens Ingredients: 5 small red potatoes 4 carrots 3 tomatoes 1 can organic tomato paste 1 small yellow onion 28 oz. can mustard greens 1 vegetable bouillon cube olive oil cumin salt and pepper to taste white wine vinegar Directions: -Coat large pot with olive oil and brown onion – add chopped potatos – add chopped carrots – simmer for 5-10 minutes then add mustard greens – add white wine vinegar and olive oil (more if needed) – add bouillion cube, salt and pepper and cumin and tomatoes – […]

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Polenta Pizza

Categories: Liver & Gall Bladder Damp Heat, Lung Phlegm Heat, Vegetables, Vegetarian

Polenta Pizza Prep time 15 mins Cooking time 75 mins Serves 6 Ingredients: 3 cups cornmeal 5 cups water 2 tsp salt 6 tomatoes 2 large onions 1 small green pepper 4 cloves garlic 6 ounces olives 6 artichoke hearts, quartered 2 handfuls fresh basil 2-3 cups grated cheese Black pepper Method: To make the polenta, put 2 cups of the cornmeal in a heavy bottomed pot and slowly add the water. Stir carefully to avoid lumps. Add the salt and cook on a medium heat for 20-30 minutes. Stir […]

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Winter Root Stew

Categories: Diarrhea, Rice and Grains, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian

Winter Root Stew 1/2 cup whole oat groats, cooked 5-6 cups of water 1 leek, sliced into rounds 1 cup rutabaga, sliced 1 carrot, cut into wedges 1/2-1 teaspoon sea salt Directions: Blend oats in water until creamy. Saute leeks, rutabaga, and carrots for 8 minutes Add oat mixture and salt. Simmer 15 minutes until vegetables are tender. Serves 6 TCM Pattern: Spleen/Stomach Qi Deficiency TCM Analysis: Oats- Sweet, warm, supplements Spleen vacuity Water- Neutral Leeks- Pungent, astringent, counteracts diarrhea Rutabaga- Sweet, supplements qi deficiency Carrots- Neutral, sweet, relieves indigestion […]

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Apple, Peanut, and Arame Stir Fry Salad

Categories: Blood Stasis, High blood pressure, High cholesterol, Liver Yang Rising, Phlegm Accumulation in the Collaterals, Salad, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian

Apple, Peanut, and Arame Stir Fry Salad Treayor Smith Ingredients: 1/2 cup Arame (can use other forms of seaweed), chopped 1″ knob Ginger, minced or grated 1/4 cup Asparagus 1/4 cup White Mushrooms 1/4 cup snowpeas 1/4 cup + 2 TBS Olive Oil 1/4 cup Rice Wine Vinegar 1/4 head of Lettuce, chopped handful of Sunflower Seeds handful of Peanuts 1 Tomato, cut into wedges or sliced 1 TBS Lemon Juice 1 TBS Lime Juice 1 Apple, diced Directions: Serving Size: 1 ½ cup cut arame in pot full of […]

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Zanahorias en escabeche: Pickled Carrots, Mexican Style

Categories: Liver Blood Stasis, Liver Fire Rising, Mexican, Side Dishes, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian

Zanahorias en escabeche: Pickled Carrots, Mexican Style 1-2 quarts apple cider vinegar 8 large carrots, well scrubbed and sliced into 1/2 inch pieces 6 large bay leaves 4 allspice berries 1 T whole cumin seeds 2 tsp salt place the carrots in a large steel pot, add the seasonings and cover with vinegar. bring all ingredients to a boil, then turn off the heat. pour into a large glass jar and let cool to room temperature before refrigerating overnight. makes about 2 quarts. other vegetables such as jicama or celery […]

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