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Roasted Squash and Turkey Soup

Categories: Spleen Damp, Spleen Damp Cold, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Spleen Yang Vacuity, Stomach Cold

Earth Roasted Squash and Turkey Soup Servings: 4 large or 8 small Prep time: 10 minutes Cooking time:40 minutes Prelude: Squash has recently become known as one of the healthiest veggies and its benefits include high fiber and a good profile of antioxidants. In this soup we pair the butternut variety with a host of spices and turkey to create an awesome flavor blend that you’re sure to enjoy. Ingredient energetics: 5 cups butternut squash – benefit the earth, spleen, stomach and tonifiy the middle jiao 1 cup Onion: moves and aids […]

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Autumn Millet Bake

Categories: Kidney Qi Vacuity

Autumn Millet Bake Serves 4 to 6. INGREDIENTS: 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil, plus oil for the dish 3/4 cup millet 1 medium butternut or other winter squash or 1 small pumpkin, peeled seeded and cut into 1-inch cubes ¾ cup fresh mullberies ¼ cup goji berries Salt and freshly ground pepper 1 tablespoon minced sage leaves or 1 teaspoon dried 3 whole cloves 2 tablespoons maple syrup or honey 1 cup vegetable stock or water, warmed 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds DIRECTIONS 1. Preheat the oven to 375F and […]

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Corn Spoon Bread Pudding

Categories: Heart Qi Vacuity, Heart Yang Vacuity, Shen Calming, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Corn Spoon Bread Pudding 3 cups corn meal (tonifies the heart) 5 cups water 2 1/2 cup cubed butternut squash (diuretic, helps with edema) 1 1/2 tsp. salt 3 grated apples (Strengthens HT) 3 T. almond butter ( Benefits Lungs) 1/2 cup honey (nourishing to Spleen for post-natal qi) 1/2 cup whole wheat flour (nourishes HT) 2 T soy flour 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon (Strengthens Ht, according to Shang han lun) 1 T. grated orange peel (moves qi) Place corn meal, water, squash, and salt in pot, bring to boil. […]

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Chinese Duck Curry

Categories: Kidney Yin Vacuity

Anna Strong Recipe for Kidney Yin Vacuity CHINESE DUCK CURRY 4 duck breast portions, with out skin and bone 2 tbsp 5 spice powder 2 tbsp sesame oil Grated rind and juice of 1 orange 1 medium butternut squash, peeled and cubed 2 tsp Thai red curry paste 2 tbsp Thai fish sauce 1 tbsp palm sugar or brown sugar 1 ¼ cups coconut milk 2 fresh red chilis 4 lime leaves Cilantro to garnish Cut the duck meat into bite size pieces and place in a bowl with 5 […]

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Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Categories: Damp Heat in the Lower Jiao, Soup, Urinary Bladder Damp Heat

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup Serves 4 Ingredients Nonstick vegetable oil spray 1 2-pound butternut squash, halved lengthwise, seeded 2 cups (about) canned low-salt chicken broth Pinch of grated nutmeg 1 cup nonfat milk Preparation Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray 13x9x2-inch glass baking dish with vegetable oil spray. Place squash cut side down in prepared dish. Pierce each squash half several times with toothpick or skewer. Bake until squash is tender, about 45 minutes. Using large spoon, scrape squash into processor; discard peel. Add 1 1/2 cups broth and nutmeg and […]

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Chinese duck curry

Categories: Damp in Lower Jiao, Duck, Kidney Yin Vacuity, Meat, Thai

Anna Strong Recipe for Kidney Yin Vacuity CHINESE DUCK CURRY 4 duck breast portions, with out skin and bone 2 tbsp 5 spice powder 2 tbsp sesame oil Grated rind and juice of 1 orange 1 medium butternut squash, peeled and cubed 2 tsp Thai red curry paste 2 tbsp Thai fish sauce 1 tbsp palm sugar or brown sugar 1 -¼ cups coconut milk 2 fresh red chilis 4 lime leaves Cilantro to garnish Cut the duck meat into bite size pieces and place in a bowl with 5 […]

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Butternut Squash Bisque

Categories: Soup, Spleen Damp, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Vegan, Vegetarian

Butternut Squash Bisque 1 Tbsp olive oil 2-3 lbs. butternut squash, peeled and diced into 1 inch chunks 3 large carrots, chopped 1 med. Onion, chopped 2 quarts vegetable stock 1 Tbs. minced fresh ginger 1/8 c. grated orange zest 1 bunch parsley, chopped pinch of ground nutmeg salt and freshly ground white pepper to taste Heat the oil over medium heat in large sauce pot. Sautee the squash, carrots, onion, and ginger for 3 minutes, until they are lightly browned. Add the stock and orange zest, and bring to […]

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