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Green Bean and Walnut Salad

Categories: Blood Stasis, Kidney Jing Vacuity

Green Bean and Walnut salad Serves 3-4 Ingredients: 1 lb of fresh chopped green beans 2 cups of chopped walnuts 1 clove of chopped garlic 4 tablespoons of olive oil 4 tablespoons of balsamic vinegar Salt and pepper to taste Directions: Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil to frying pan.  Heat up oil and add the chopped garlic and sautee it.  Then, add fresh green beans and stir fry for 3 minutes.  Add the walnuts and stir fry for 5 minutes.  Mix 2 tablespoons olive oil with 4 tablespoons of […]

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Green Bean/Walnut salad

Categories: Kidney Jing Vacuity, Kidney Qi Vacuity, Liver Qi Stagnation

Green Bean/Walnut salad Serves 3-4 Ingredients: 1 lb of fresh chopped green beans 2 cups of chopped walnuts 1 clove of chopped garlic 4 tablespoons of olive oil 4 tablespoons of balsamic vinegar Salt and pepper to taste Directions: Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil to frying pan, heat up oil and add the chopped garlic and sautee garlic, then add fresh green beans and stir fry for 3 minutes, then add walnuts and stir fry for 5 minutes. Mix 2 tablespoons with 4 tablespoons of balsamic vinegar and pour […]

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Firecracker Grilled Alaska Salmon

Categories: Kidney Jing Vacuity, Kidney Qi Vacuity, Kidney Yang Vacuity

Firecracker Grilled Alaska Salmon INGREDIENTS (Nutrition) 8 (4 ounce) fillets salmon 1/2 cup peanut oil 4 tablespoons soy sauce 4 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 4 tablespoons green onions, chopped 3 teaspoons brown sugar 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger 2 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes 1 teaspoon sesame oil 1/2 teaspoon salt DIRECTIONS Place salmon filets in a medium, nonporous glass dish. In a separate medium bowl, combine the peanut oil, soy sauce, vinegar, green onions, brown sugar, garlic, ginger, red pepper flakes, sesame oil and salt. Whisk […]

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Beets with Balsamic Vinegar

Categories: Liver Blood Vacuity, Liver Qi Stagnation

Liver Qi Stagnation Beets with Balsamic Vinegar yield: Makes 4 servings Ingredients 8 medium beets (about 2 pounds total 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup canola or other vegetable oil 6 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 2 to 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, to taste 1 teaspoon coarse (kosher) salt Freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Preparation 2. Trim the beets, leaving on the skin, an inch of the stem, and the wispy “tail” on the bottom of each, then scrub and drain. Place the beets in […]

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Grilled asparagus- Lung heat

Categories: Lung Phlegm Heat, Lung Yin Vacuity

Grilled asparagus- Lung heat 1 pound asparagus, sweet, bitter, neutral. Lu, Sp, Kd. Clears heat, detoxifies, promotes blood circulation, clears lungs, reduces damp, promotes urination. Hypertension. 1 tbsp. Olive oil 1 tbsp. Soy sauce- salty, cold, sp, st, kd. Harmonizes middle jiao, clears heat. 1 tbsp. Balsamic Vinegar, sour warm, sl bitter. Lv. Invigorates blood, clears toxin, astringes. Salt and pepper to taste. Soak asparagus for a half hour in rest of ingredients. Grill until tender but not charred. Serves 4 as a side dish. This is a great recipe […]

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Italian White Beans with Balsamic and Zucchini

Categories: Lung Yin Vacuity, Stomach Fire

Italian White Beans with Balsamic and Zucchini By Kylie Roach 1 can cannellini or great northern beans, drained and rinsed 1 can stewed tomatoes, drained and diced (reserve liquid) ¼ cup onion, diced 1 clove garlic, minced 2 small or 1 medium zucchini, sliced 1 red bell pepper, sliced Basil, chopped Olive oil Balsamic vinegar Pinch of dried oregano Parmesan cheese Heat a medium skillet to medium/high and add enough olive oil to coat pan. Add minced garlic and fry for 30 seconds then quickly add in onion, red pepper […]

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Beet and Goat Cheese Salad

Categories: Blood Vacuity, Liver Blood Vacuity, Liver Qi Stagnation, Salad, Vegetarian

Beet and Goat Cheese Salad (serves 2): Ingredients: * 1/8 cup balsamic vinegar * 1.5 tablespoons shallots, thinly sliced * 1/2 tablespoon honey * 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil * Salt and freshly ground black pepper * 3 medium beets, cooked and quartered * 3 cups fresh arugula * 1/4 cup walnuts, toasted, coarsely chopped * 1/8 cup dried cranberries or dried cherries * 1/4 avocado, peeled, pitted, and cubed * 1.5 ounces soft fresh goat cheese, coarsely crumbled Preparation: 1. Line a baking sheet with foil. Preheat the oven […]

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