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Tomato-Lentil Soup with Spinach, Corn, and Brown Rice

Categories: Spleen Qi Vacuity

Tomato-Lentil Soup with Spinach, Corn, and Brown Rice Recipe 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 1½ cups chopped yellow onion ¼ cup minced garlic 1 pound carrots, cut into ¼-inch pieces ¼ pound celery, cut into ¼-inch pieces 8 to 10 cups chicken stock Two 14.5-ounce cans diced tomatoes, with juice 1 pound green lentils Two 14.5-ounce cans tomato sauce ¾ cup uncooked long-grain brown rice 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme 1 tablespoon salt 1 teaspoon ground cumin Freshly ground black pepper 10 ounces baby spinach 1½ cups […]

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Squash and Potatoes

Categories: Spleen Qi Vacuity

Squash and Potatoes Locro — Sp qi vacuity 1 pound acorn or butternut squash cut into 2 inch squares —warm, sweet, tonifies sp, st, reduces inflammation. 2 potatoes cubed. Nuetral, sweet, tonifies sp, stomach qi. ½ cup peas Sweet, neutral. Sp. Harmonizes middle jiao and promotes urination. ½ cup corn kernals —Neutral, sweet, diuretic, nourishes heart, improves appetite, regulates digestion, improves kidneys. 1 onion Pungent, neutral, LU, ST. Clears heat, relieves toxicity, transforms phlegm and damp. 1 teaspoon Cumin- Warm, helps move qi ¼ cup Cilantro Cool, acrid, promotes sweat, […]

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Corn, Avocado and Black Bean Salad

Categories: Blood Vacuity, Dryness, Fluid Vacuity, Lung Yin Vacuity, Salad, Vegan, Vegetarian

Corn, Avocado and Black Bean Salad Yield: 4 2/3 cups (Serving size: 2/3 cup) Ingredients 2 medium-size ripe avocados, cubed 1 (15.5-oz.) can black beans, rinsed and drained 1 (15 1/4-oz.) can whole kernel corn, rinsed and drained 1/3 cup chopped red onion 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper Preparation Gently stir together all ingredients in a large bowl. This recipe is design for someone with Kidney Yin Xu, and Blood Xu. avocados, cubed- Tonifies Yin and Blood, moistens skin and intestines black […]

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