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Cranberry and Goji Berry Chutney with Shu di Huang

Categories: Heart Blood Vacuity, Heart Qi Vacuity, Kidney Yang Vacuity, Liver Blood Vacuity

Siri Michel Fire Imbalance – Heart Blood Deficiency Cranberry and Goji Berry Chutney with Shu di Huang Ingredients 9 grams Shu di Huang 1 1/2 tablespoon fresh grated ginger 12 ounces fresh cranberries 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2/3 cup goji berries pinch cayenne pepper 1/4 cup chopped dried apricots pinch allspice 1 medium shallot, chopped 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup apple cider 1/3 cup chopped walnuts 2/3 cup white or brown sugar or 1 cup brown rice syrup one orange, Zest of 2 tablespoons maple syrup   Directions Combine cranberries, […]

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Baked Oatmeal with Mixed Berries and Plums

Categories: Kidney Qi Vacuity, Kidney Water Overflow, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Frances Norris Water-kidney deficiency Baked Oatmeal with Mixed Berries and Plums - Makes 6 servings Adapted from recipe on makingmichaelpollenproud.com Ingredients 1 cup Blueberries-sour, sweet, warm, tonifies kidney ½ cup Cranberries-sour, cooling, strengthens kidney ½ cup Raspberries-slightly warm, sweet, sour, tonifies kidney 3 medium plums, sliced-slightly warm, sweet, sour, regulates body fluids 2 cups oats-sweet, warm, supplements vacuity, rejuvenates nervous and reproductive systems 1 cup walnuts, toasted and chopped, divided into ½ cup servings-slightly warm, sweet, tonifies kidney 1/3 cup brown sugar-warm, sweet, strengthens digestion, warms body 1 tsp. baking powder […]

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Cranberry Relish

Categories: Damp Heat in the Lower Jiao, Side Dishes, Urinary Bladder Damp Heat, Vegan, Vegetarian

Cranberry Relish Ingredients 20 oz Cranberries 2 cups Walnuts Rind of 1 Orange 4 stalks Celery Honey to taste Preparation Place the cranberries, walnuts, orange rind and celery in a blender or food chopper. Chop until ingredients are evenly mixed and diced. Remove from blender and add honey to taste. Properties The main ingredient, cranberry, is sour, cool and bitter. It drains damp-heat from the Lower Jiao, but its sour taste astringes physiological fluids, too. Cranberries also contain proanthocyanidins, which protect against toxins and poisons in the blood, and also […]

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Western Nutrition info to help Prevent UTI

Categories: Articles, Urinary Bladder Damp Heat, Western Medicine

Nutrition and Supplements Following these nutritional tips may help reduce symptoms: * Drink a lot of fluids, such as herbal teas and water. Avoid sweetened fruit juices and other sweetened drinks. * Cranberries and blueberries contain substances that inhibit the binding of bacteria to bladder tissue. Drinking unsweetened cranberry juice regularly helps lower the risk of UTIs. * Try to eliminate potential food allergens, including dairy, wheat (gluten), corn, preservatives, and food additives. Your health care provider may want to test for food sensitivities.If you are susceptible to UTIs, drinking […]

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