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Fruit Smoothie

Categories: Heart and Small Intestine Fire, Large Intestine Fluid Vacuity, Liver Blood Vacuity

Fruit Smoothie 1 Banana (clears heat, cools blood) 1 cup raspberries (Nourishes LV blood) 1/2 cup Grape Juice (tonifies Qi and Blood) 1/4 cup pureed aduki bean (Relieves toxins) 5 large ice cubes Puree all ingredients in blender and drink Serves 2

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Vegetable-Bean Medley

Categories: Legumes, Liver & Gall Bladder Damp Heat, Liver Blood Vacuity, Liver Qi Stagnation, Liver Yin Vacuity, Vegan, Vegetarian

Vegetable-Bean Medley Serving Size for 1 Person Ingredients: Black Beans -½ cup cooked Aduki Beans -½ cup cooked Quinoa- 1 cup Carrots -½ cup Celery -½ cup Lime Juice -¼ cup Grapes -½ cup Cooking Instructions: This is simple. All you do is mix the quinoa with 2 cups of water and cook the same way as the rice. Mix the steamed veggies along with the already cooked beans, and the grapes. Sprinkle desired amount of lime juice to give flavor to the food. The grapes will provide a sweet […]

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Categories: Diarrhea, Rice and Grains, Spleen Qi Vacuity

This evening I made a delicious yin-yang tonifying, damp draining congee, and just thought I’d share… 1/4 c aduki beans (dried) 1/4 c lian zi 1/4 c yi yi ren 1/4 c qian shi tsp salt -bring to a boil, then turn down to medium and simmer these ingredients 1 hour in large pot with lots water add: 4 large dried shitake mushrooms, broken into pieces 1 c shan yao (diced if fresh) (or 4 pieces dried broken into pieces) 1/4 c wakame dried seaweed 2-inch piece sheng jiang (diced) […]

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