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Chicken Noodle Soup for the Common Cold

Categories: Asian, Chicken, Gluten-free, Soup, Wei Qi Vacuity, Wind Cold Invading Lungs, Wind Invasion (External)

CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP FOR THE COMMON COLD serves 4 2 tbs coconut oil ¼ lb chicken, shredded ¼ c preserved mustard greens, soaked, rinsed, and shredded 4 slices ginger, shredded 2 green onions, sliced thinly 1-2 tbs fermented black beans, soaked, rinsed, and chopped 4 c chicken stock 1 tbs soy sauce 2 tsp sesame oil 2 oz rice vermicelli, presoaked in hot water until soft, drained Fresh perilla leaves (or substitute with cilantro or basil) 1) Heat oil until smoking. Add chicken for 30 seconds. Add ginger, onions, greens, […]

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Champion Chicken with Goji Berries

Categories: Kidney Yin Vacuity, Liver Blood Vacuity, Liver Yin Vacuity, Qi Vacuity

Champion Chicken with Goji Berries, modified  Ingredients 2 tbsp. olive oil 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced 1 piece of ginger, (.5-1 inches long) 1 roasting chicken, skinned and cut up, or 3-4 lbs of skinless legs / breasts (ok to substitute chicken breasts) 2 medium green onions, chopped into ½ inch pieces, tips and roots discarded 3-4 tbsp. rice wine or dry sherry 2 tbsp soy sauce, or to taste 2 tbsp goji berries 1 ½ c. water or chicken stock 1 tsp. toasted sesame oil 1 medium sized […]

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Chicken Soup with Mustard Greens

Categories: Spleen Damp, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Chicken soup with mustard greens Yields: 8 servings 1 whole chicken, roaster, cut into 2 breasts, 2 drumsticks, 2 thighs, 2 wings 1 whole bundle of mustard greens, washed and chopped,1/2 inch thick. 5 cloves of garlic, chopped 1 medium onions 1 tbsp olive oil 1 box of Chicken broth Enough water to cover chicken 1 ½ inches over Salt and pepper to season. Directions: 1. Sautee chopped onions until transluscent and slightly brown in 1 tbsp of olive oil. Add chopped garlic and cook for 1 minute. Season with […]

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Chicken Grape Salad

Categories: Liver Blood Vacuity, Liver Qi Stagnation

Chicken Grape Salad 1 avocado (benefits LV, protects Yin) ¼ cup of parsley, minced. ½ teaspoon of thyme. ¼ teaspoon of garlic, minced. Pinch of sage, salt and black pepper. 4 cups of diced, cooked chicken breasts. (Nourishes blood to prevent wind) 2 cups of seedless grapes. (sour nature restrains liver qi, nourishes blood, relieves irritability) ½ cup of pistachios, toasted. (Tonifies LV) Mix herbs and spices with chicken, mix in mashed avocado until chicken is coated and then mix in Grapes and almonds. Serves 4

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Ginseng, Dang-gui and Chicken Soup

Categories: Liver Blood Vacuity, Lung Qi Vacuity, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Ginseng, Dang-gui and Chicken Soup PER SERVING: Angelica (Dang Gui) head-40gm (sweet, bitter, acrid, warm, tonifies LV BLOOD) Korean ginseng (Ren Shen)-16gm (sweet, bitter, warm, tonifies Qi and generates fluids) Chicken-one whole (about 2 lb., use black-meat chicken for best effects) (warming, sweet, supplements blood and qi) Pitted red dates (Da Zao)-10 (sweet, neutral, nourish blood, tonify qi) Ginger-2 slices (warm/hot, acrid, sl. sweet, loosens phlegm, esp. from cold, good for digestion) 1. Wash chicken, cut into halves, remove skin and fat and put in boiling water to rinse for […]

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Champion Chicken with Goji Berries

Categories: Kidney Qi Vacuity, Liver Blood Vacuity, Liver Qi Stagnation, Stomach Cold

Champion Chicken with Goji Berries 4 servings 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, such as canola or olive 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced 1 (1/2- to 1-inch) piece fresh ginger, peeled and minced 1 roasting chicken, skinned and cut up, or 3 to 4 pounds of skinless legs and/or breasts 2 medium-sized green onions, chopped into 1/2-inch pieces, roots and tough tips discarded 3-4 tablespoons rice wine or dry sherry 2 tablespoons soy sauce, or to taste 2 tablespoons (30 grams) goji berries (gou qi zi) 1 1/2 cups water or vegetable […]

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Huang Qi Broth To Regain Appetite

Categories: Kidney Jing Vacuity, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Huang Qi Broth To Regain Appetite Erika Anderson Ingredients Channels Taste, Temp. Functions 30 grams Huang Qi Wrapped in Cheese Cloth SP, LU Sweet, Warm Tonifies Qi & Blood, Increases Appetite 3 pounds of Chicken Pieces SP, ST, K Sweet, Warm Tonifies Qi & Blood, Nourishes Kidneys Jing 10 Cups Cold Water (or enough water to cover the chicken) 7 Slices of Ginger LU, SP, ST Pungent Warm Stops Nausea, Disperses Cold 8 Green Onions, cut into 1 inch Pieces LU, ST, LI Pungent, Warm Warms The Lung and Stomach […]

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White Chicken with Hawthorn Fruit and and Wolfberries

Categories: Heart Blood Stagnation, Kidney Qi Vacuity, Liver Blood Vacuity, Spleen Qi Vacuity

White Chicken with Hawthorn Fruit and and Wolfberries Combine 30g Hawthorn fruit, 10g of gou qi zi and 150g white chicken meat together. Add a handful of Black Wood Ear mushrooms. Cover with either broth or water and cook until the chicken is done. Add pepper to taste. Serve over quinoa or brown rice or cous cous. Chicken – sweet, warm. Affects spleen stomach, kidney. Supplements qi, nourishes blood, consolidates kidney, boosts wei qi. Black wood Ear -sweet, neutral. affects spleen and kidney. Supplements qi and xue, consolidates kidney, softens […]

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Scallion and Basil Chicken Noodle Soup

Categories: Soup, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Wei Qi Vacuity, Wind Cold Invading Lungs

Scallion and Basil Chicken Noodle Soup ingredients: one carton organic chicken broth one large organic boneless skinless chicken breast one bunch scallions, whites minced fine, greens sliced and reserved for topping one large handful fresh basil, minced 3 inch piece fresh ginger, sliced thin 1/2 package brown rice noodles boil the chicken breast with the broth and white parts of the scallion and the ginger until it shreds easily, about 30 minutes; add the noodles and basil and cook approximately 6 minutes longer. serve topped with the green parts of […]

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Lemon Chicken Tagine

Categories: Blood Vacuity, Chicken, Liver Overacting on Spleen, Mediterranean, Qi Vacuity

Lemon Chicken Tagine Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: 90 mins Serves: 4-8 Ingredients 4 onions 2 lemons ½ teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon five spice Few small pieces cinnamon bark Pinch saffron Handful fresh parsley- chopped Handful fresh coriander- chopped 8 pieces chicken (wings or legs) Handful green olives Method Slice the onions in rings and the lemons into eighths. Lay half of them in an ovenproof dish and sit 4 of the chicken pieces on top. Sprinkle with half the herbs and spices. Repeat the process to make a […]

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