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Applesauce with Pears and Peaches

Categories: Dryness Invading the Lungs, Large Intestine Fluid Vacuity, Lung Fluid Xu, Lung Yin Vacuity, Shen Calming

Applesauce with pears & peaches Yields: 8 servings 2 lbs of apples, peeled, cored and chopped ½ lb of pears, peeled, pitted, and chopped ½ lb of peaches, peeled, cored and chopped 3 cups of water 1 cup of white sugar 1 tbsp lemon juice 1. Place all the fruit in a large saucepan and just barely cover with water. Simmer over medium-low heat until fruit is tender, 15-20 minutes. 2. Run cooked fruit through a food mill or blender. Stir in sugar and lemon juice. Cook over medium heat […]

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Ginger Spiced Acorn Squash

Categories: Large Intestine Qi Stagnation, Spleen Damp, Spleen Damp Cold, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Spleen Yang Vacuity

Earth: Tonify Spleen Qi   - Dusten Nelson Ginger spiced acorn squash: 1 acorn squash (or other winter squash) 1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil 1 tbsp (15 mL) maple syrup 1 tsp (5 mL) garam masala 1/2 tsp (5 mL) ginger Pinch or two of salt, to taste Dash of curry powder, plus 1 tsp (or to taste) 1 1/2 tbsp (22 mL) butter 1 medium onion, chopped Dash of nutmeg 2 apples, cubed (use tart or crisp apples like Gala or Granny Smith; avoid soft and sweet apples, like Macintoshes) […]

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Brown Sugar Baked Apples

Categories: Heart Qi Vacuity, Heart Yang Vacuity, Lung Fluid Xu, Shen Calming, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Brown Sugar Baked Apples Makes 8 servings Ingredients: •8 large Golden Delicious apples •1/2 cup (packed) dark brown sugar •1 teaspoon ground cinnamon •1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg •6 tablespoons pure maple syrup •4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, cut into small pieces •1 cup water •Chilled whipping cream (optional) Method: Peel skin off top quarter of each apple. Using melon baller, scoop out core, leaving bottom intact. Stand apples in 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Mix sugar and spices in bowl. Reserve 2 tablespoons mixture. Fill apple cavities with remaining sugar mixture. […]

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Cuaker

Categories: Beverages, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Spleen Yang Vacuity, Vegetarian

In South America there is a drink called Cuaker. 1 cup oatmeal 3 cups water 2 apples peeled and cut in chunks ¼ cup maple syrup Pinch of stevia ½ teaspoon cloves 1 teaspoon cinnamon Pinch of salt for taste Cook everything together for 30 minutes.  Blend and add more water if needed.  It should be a very thin congee consistency after blended. Serve warm. The stevia is not traditionally added as far as I know but it helps to replace extra sweetener. Also, maple syrup is substituted for sugar […]

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