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Egg Drop Soup

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

Egg Drop Soup * 4 cups chicken broth or stock (nourishes blood) * 2 eggs, lightly beaten (nourishes blood) * 1 -2 green onions, minced (warming) * 1/4 teaspoon white pepper * Salt to taste * A few drops of sesame oil (optional) In a wok or saucepan, bring the 4 cups of chicken broth to a boil. Add the white pepper and salt, and the sesame oil if using. Cook for about another minute. Very slowly pour in the eggs in a steady stream. To make shreds, stir the […]

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Winter Melon Soup

Categories: Cold Damp Distressing Spleen, Spleen Damp, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Winter Melon Soup 3-4 Servings Winter melon, or wax gourd, is a fruit that is cooked and eaten as a vegetable due to its flavor. 1 cup winter melon (1/2 pound) 2 cups chicken broth 4 Chinese dried black mushrooms 2 – 3 slices fresh ginger 1/4 cup cooked ham, diced 1 green onion (green part only) cut into 1-inch pieces Salt and pepper to taste 1. Wash the winter melon, remove the green skin, seeds, and the pulp. Cut into 2-inch pieces. 2. Reconstitute the Chinese dried mushrooms by […]

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Egg-Drop Soup

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

Egg-Drop Soup Ingredients: 2 Tbsp olive oil 2 cloves garlic 1 medium carrot 6 shiitake mushrooms ½ bunch of spinach 1 quart chicken broth 1 Tbsp white miso 2 eggs 2 green onions Instructions: Mince garlic, and chop carrot into thin coins. Remove mushroom stems, and chop caps. Wash spinach and pat dry. In a saute pan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Saute garlic for 1 minute, just long enough to become fragrant. Add carrots and mushrooms. Saute for 1-2 minutes, stirring so mushrooms don’t stick to the pan. […]

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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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