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Chai

Categories: Asian, Beverages, Qi Stagnation, Spleen Damp Cold, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Spleen Yang Vacuity, Stomach Cold, Vegetarian

CHAI TEA makes 2 quarts Ingredients: 2 qts water 2 cinnamon sticks ¼ c green cardamom pods 1 heaping tsp black peppercorns ½ heaping tsp whole cloves Several slices of fresh ginger 1-2 black teabags (I like Darjeeling or Earl Gray) Honey Goat’s Milk nutmeg 1) Combine all ingredients except for the tea bags; bring to boil, reduce heat, and simmer, covered, for 45 min.  Add the tea bags and continue to simmer for another 10-15 min.  Strain into a container to store. 2) To serve, reheat a desired amount […]

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Mid-East Pilaf

Categories: Liver Qi Stagnation, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Mid-East Pilaf 3 c Hot cooked rice 1 tb Vegetable oil 1 md Onion; chopped 1 c Chopped dried apricots 1 tb Brown sugar 2/3 c Cashew bits or halves 1/3 c Raisins 1/4 ts Salt 1/4 ts Ground cinnamon 1/4 ts Cracked black pepper 1/8 ts Cardamom 1/8 ts Ground cloves 1/3 c Apple juice 1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. 2. Sauté onion with brown sugar 3 to 5 minutes or until onion is golden brown. 3. Add cashews and raisins; sauté 2 to 3 […]

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