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Banana Bread

Categories: Lung Phlegm Heat, Shen Calming

Banana Bread by Alex Herman Ingredients: (makes 1 loaf) 2 ripe bananas, mashed 2 eggs 1 ¾ C Flour 1 ½ C Sugar 1 C Chopped Walnuts ½ C Vegetable Oil ¼ C + 1 Tbs buttermilk 1 Tsp Vanilla ½ Tsp salt 1 Tsp Baking Soda Grease and Flour a 9×5 inch pan Combine all ingredients and mix Bake at 325° for 1 hour and 20 minutes Do not double recipe Analysis: Banana: Cold and sweet, Clears heat, lubricates lungs and intestines, lowers blood pressure, helps alleviate alcohol intoxication. […]

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Nutty Oatmeal Pancake

Categories: Large Intestine Qi Stagnation, Lung Phlegm Heat, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Nutty Oatmeal Pancake (Makes 6-8 pancakes) 2 cups buttermilk 1 1/2 cups old-fashioned oats Mix together, set aside. 1 1/2 cups chopped almonds 2 eggs 1/2-cup white rice flour 2 TB flaxseed meal 1 tsp. salt 1-cup fresh or frozen blueberries *Optional: top with 1 TB of honey Add the rest of the above ingredients to the buttermilk mixture. Drop by 1/4 cupful onto hot, oiled pan. Cook until firm enough to flip. Recipe makes about a dozen pancakes. TCM Analysis: Buttermilk: neutral, sweet, strengthens weakness, nourishes qi and blood […]

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