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Nighty Night Tea: A snack & an herbal tea to nourish HT xue & help insomnia

Categories: Heart Blood Vacuity

Nighty Night Tea: A snack & an herbal tea to nourish HT xue & help insomnia By Katie Fritz 1 Asian pear, fresh sliced & cored Pinch cinnamon (rou gui) 1 tbsp. Mulberry (dehydrated) 2 tbsp. Longan fruit/ long yan rou (dehydrated) 1/4 c. amaranth, toasted Lightly bake the asian pear in a baking pan covered w/ tinfoil. Add a pinch of cinnamon & eat a few hours before bed. Place 1/4 c. amaranth on a baking sheet & toast until slightly brown. Add mulberry, longan & amaranth to a […]

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Amaranth-Almond Cereal

Categories: Lung Phlegm Heat

Amaranth-Almond Cereal Ingredients: 1 C amaranth 1 ½ C water ½ cup almond milk handful almonds, chopped 1-2 Tbsp agave nectar Instructions: Combine water and amaranth. Bring to a boil, then turn heat down and let simmer 20-25 minutes until the water is absorbed. Be careful to avoid burning at the end of cooking. In a bowl, combine amaranth, almond milk, chopped almonds, and agave nectar. Makes 2 servings. TCM breakdown: amaranth: bitter, sweet, cool; ST, ST, LU; dries damp, clears heat, benefits LU, tonifies qi almonds: sweet, neutral; LU, […]

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I Don’t Want No Damp Heat, A recipe to help ease diarrhea caused by d-h in the L.I.

Categories: Large Intestine Damp Heat

I Don’t Want No Damp-Heat: A recipe to help ease diarrhea caused by d-h in the L.I. By Katie Fritz 1 c. mung beans, soaked overnight in water 1 c. amaranth 4 c. vegetable broth 1 small honeydew melon, peeled & chopped, seeds removed. Pureed in the blender 1/2 c. bamboo shoots 1/2 c. lotus root, chopped to your liking 1/2 c. button mushrooms, stems removed & chopped to your liking Salt to taste Place mung beans, amaranth & bamboo shoots in a slow cooker & cover w/ 4 cups […]

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