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Steamed Corn Bread

Categories: Liver Yang Rising

STEAMED CORN BREAD Main Action: Liver Yang Rising Serves 6 people INGREDIENTS: 1 C grated apple — Cool, sweet and slightly sour. Strengthens HT, tonifies qi, quenches thirst, resolves mucus and lubricates LU 2 C pineapple-coconut juice — Pineapple = warm, sweet and sour. Aids digestion, stops diarrhea, dispels summer heat. Coconut = warm and sweet. Strengthens the body, reduces swelling, stops bleeding, kills worms and activates heart function 1 medium banana —Cold and sweet. Clears heat, lubricates lungs, lubricates intestines, lowers blood pressure, helps alleviate alcohol intoxication. 1/3 C […]

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Quesadillas with Cheese and Mushrooms

Categories: Appetizers, Mexican, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Quesadillas de Queso y Hongos Quesadillas with Cheese and Mushrooms 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 pound mushrooms, such as trumpet royale ¼ cup fresh epazote leaves salt 8 ounces Queso Oaxaca or other Mexican melting cheese 1 pound masa (corn flour) 1 cup warm water  Thinly slice the mushrooms and sautee with olive oil and salt and pepper to taste.  When the mushrooms are soft and starting to brown, toss in the epazote leaves and continue to cook until just wilted. Set aside. Shred the Queso Oaxaca and set aside. […]

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Polenta Pizza

Categories: Liver & Gall Bladder Damp Heat, Lung Phlegm Heat, Vegetables, Vegetarian

Polenta Pizza Prep time 15 mins Cooking time 75 mins Serves 6 Ingredients: 3 cups cornmeal 5 cups water 2 tsp salt 6 tomatoes 2 large onions 1 small green pepper 4 cloves garlic 6 ounces olives 6 artichoke hearts, quartered 2 handfuls fresh basil 2-3 cups grated cheese Black pepper Method: To make the polenta, put 2 cups of the cornmeal in a heavy bottomed pot and slowly add the water. Stir carefully to avoid lumps. Add the salt and cook on a medium heat for 20-30 minutes. Stir […]

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