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Pork and Black Beans

Categories: Kidney Yin Vacuity

Pork ‘n black beans Yields 6 servings 2 cans of black beans 1/3 up packed brown sugar 1 small onion, chopped ¼ cup catsup 4-6 slices of bacon Directions: 1. Add all the ingredients into a 1½ quart casserole, top with slices of bacon and bake for 1 ½ hours at 350 degrees. TCM analysis: Overall tonifies KD yin. black beans: sweet, sour, neutral. Strengthens SP, benefits diabetes, counteracts toxins, reduces dampness, benefits KD brown sugar: sweet, warm. Strengthens digestion, lubricates LU, stops cough, warms up body. onion: pungent, warm. […]

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Cool Those Kidneys: A simple dish to enrich KD yin

Categories: Kidney Yin Vacuity

Cool Those Kidneys: A simple dish to enrich KD yin By Katie Fritz 2 strips of thick-cut bacon 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed & rinsed (chopped, if you desire) 1 tsp. black sesame seeds 1/4 onion, chopped Salt to taste Chop up bacon into small bits and place in a pan over medium heat. Once the bacon grease begins to coat the pan, toss in onion and cook until translucent. Then toss asparagus in pan. Sautee asparagus until tender (about 4-5 minutes). Remove from heat & sprinkle black sesame seeds over […]

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