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Hong Dou Tang (Red Bean Soup)

Categories: Shen Calming, Spleen Damp Cold, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Spleen Yang Vacuity, Stomach Rebellious Qi

Hong Dou Tang (Red Bean Soup) China Treatment Principle: strengthens SP, regulates qi, dispels Phlegm, drains Damp, promotes urination. Serves 4 Ingredients 2/3 cup dried azuki beans 1/2 dried tangerine peel (chen pi) torn into pieces 3/4 cup of brown sugar or Chinese hong tang Soak the azuki beans overnight in 4 cups of water. Bring to a boil, reduce to medium low, add the tangerine peel, cover the pan and cook for 30 minutes. Add a further 4 cups of water and bring back to a boil. Reduce the […]

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Gingery Adzuki Beans with Spinach

Categories: Spleen Damp, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Gingery Adzuki Beans with Spinach 4-6 servings (Adapted from 3 Bowls) ½ c adzuki beans, sorted, rinsed well, and drained 1 ¾-inch piece ginger, peeled and grated 1 10-ounce package frozen chopped spinach, thawed 1-1 ½ T low-sodium tamari or Mrs. Dash salt substitute 1. Soften the beans by one of the two methods below: i. Place beans in a large saucepan with enough cold water to cover them by a few inches. Bring to a boil, boil for 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat, cover, and let stand for […]

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