You are browsing the archive for coconut milk Archives - Food from East.

Vegan Cassava Cake

Categories: Desserts, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Stomach Yin Vacuity, Vegan

Vegan Cassava Cake 2 lbs cassava grated 1 can coconut milk ½ lbs coconut meat 1 cup mangosteen juice handful of goji berries Directions: pre heat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit, mix all ingredients together until evenly dispersed in baking tray, place in oven for 60 minutes or until top becomes golden brown. Serving Size: 15 TCM Pattern: SP qi xu; ST yin xu TCM Evaluation: cassava is sweet and neutral and nourishing to SP and ST, clears heat; coconut milk is sweet and neutral, strengthens the body, reduces swelling; […]

More ...

Coconut Sweet Rice

Categories: Heart and Small Intestine Fire, Shen Calming, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Urinary Bladder Damp Heat

Coconut Sweet Rice (serves 4-6) 1 cup sweet rice 2 cups coconut milk Pinch of salt 1. Rinse the rice in 1 or 2 changes of water. 2. If making with salt, place the rice in a saucepan, add salt and coconut milk, then bring to a boil. Immediately turn down the heat and continue cooking, uncovered, until nearly all the coconut milk is absorbed and a layer or cream remains. Stir, cover, and let sit 5 minutes. Analysis: Sweet rice is sweet, neutral, and slightly binding. It supplements qi […]

More ...

Whole Wheat Coconut Pancakes

Categories: Heart Qi Vacuity, Shen Calming

Fire - Heart qi xu, calm shen Whole Wheat Coconut Pancakes The best way to calm your shen is through sweet whole-wheat coconut pancakes. Sweet coconut helps strengthen heart qi, while the whole wheat nourishes the heart and calms the shen. This recipe will also help nourish your blood and yin. It is a great breakfast to help start your day. • 2 cups whole wheat flour • 4 1/2 tsp baking powder • 2 tsp cinnamon • 2 tsp sugar • 2 large eggs • 2 cups + 2 tbsp coconut milk • […]

More ...

Shrimp and Veggie Fettucini

Categories: Kidney Qi Vacuity, Large Intestine Fluid Vacuity, Liver Qi Stagnation, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Wood: Dusten Nelson Shrimp and Veggie Fettucini Servings: 1 large or 2 small Prep time: 10 minutes Cooking time:10 minutes Ingredients: “Fettuccini” ½ cup carrot: detoxifying and tonify qi ¾ cup zucchini: supports yin and fluids ¾ cup broccoli stalk (imperfections trimmed) 1 cup mushrooms: support free coursing of liver qi 4 oz of cooked and peeled shrimp: salty to soften hardness Olive oil Sauce: minimal amount, more for flavor but the sauce tends to be balanced with the warming and moving nature of the nutmeg, pepper and onion matched against […]

More ...

Curried Eggplant

Categories: Liver Blood Stasis, Lower Jiao Blood Stasis

Curried Eggplant 1 eggplant – Cool, moves blood 1 onion chopped- Warm, moves qi 1 cup of water ½ cup coconut milk – Warm, provides taste and ensures other ingredients are not drying. 1 tsp chopped ginger or .5 tsp. dried ginger -Warm, helps alleviate menstrual cramps. 1 tsp. chopped garlic- Warm, moves qi .5 tsp. turmeric (or to taste),- Warm, moves blood, excellent herb for menstruation .5 tsp cumin (or to taste),- Warm, helps move qi 1 tbsp. olive oil or ghee For flavor 1 tsp. salt (or to […]

More ...

Green Coconut Rice

Categories: Lung Fluid Xu, Lung Yin Vacuity, Stomach Yin Vacuity

Green Coconut Rice Ingredients: 2 teaspoons vegetable oil 1 tablespoon peeled, minced fresh ginger 1 cup basmati rice 1 cup water 1 teaspoon salt, divided 2 cups light coconut milk, divided 1 tablespoon lime juice 2 cups baby spinach 1 teaspoon sugar Preparation: Heat oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Sauté ginger and 1 cup rice 30 seconds. Stir in 1 cup water, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1 cup coconut milk; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and cook 15 minutes, or until tender. Puree 1 cup coconut […]

More ...

Red Curry Carrot Soup

Categories: Heart Qi Vacuity, Lung Qi Vacuity, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Red Curry Carrot Soup 1 tablespoon canola oil 6 large carrots, peeled-4 thickly sliced and 2 cut into fine matchsticks 2 thin slices peeled fresh ginger 1 medium white onion, finely chopped 4 cups chicken stock or canned low-sodium broth 2 cups water 1/3 cup unsweetened coconut milk 3/4 teaspoon red curry paste Salt and freshly ground pepper 1 scallion, cut into matchsticks 1 tablespoon cilantro leaves 1 tablespoon finely chopped basil Directions Heat the oil in a large saucepan. Add the sliced carrots and ginger and cook over moderately […]

More ...

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 […]

More ...

Forbidden Rice Pudding with Blueberries & Longan Fruit

Categories: Heart Blood Vacuity, Heart Yin Vacuity, Kidney Qi Vacuity, Kidney Yin Vacuity, Shen Calming, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Stomach Yin Vacuity

by Kathy Deng Yield: Serves six ½ cup of Forbidden rice (Chinese black rice) 1 cup water ¼ teaspoon salt 1 cup rice milk 1 cup unsweetened coconut milk ¼ cup honey 1 tsp vanilla extract ¾ cup blueberries ¼ cup longan dried fruit 1. Combine the rice, water and salt in a saucepan, and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat, cover and simmer 35 to 40 minutes, until all of the water is absorbed. 2. Add the milk, coconut milk and honey to the rice, and stir together. […]

More ...