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Oven Roasted Carrots with Mideast Spice Blend

Categories: Spleen Damp Cold, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Spleen Yang Vacuity, Stomach Cold

Siri Michel Earth Imbalance – Spleen Qi Deficiency; Spleen Yang Deficiency Oven Roasted Carrots with Mideast Spice Blend (Serves 4 as a side dish) Ingredients 1 lb carrots – cut on diagonal into ½ inch thick pieces 1 – 2 T olive oil 1.5 to 2 tsp cumin (optional 1/2 – 1 tsp whole cumin) 1/8 to ¼ tsp cinnamon 1/8 to ¼ tsp cayenne ½ tsp kosher or sea salt black pepper to taste   Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place sliced carrots in a large bowl. Drizzle the […]

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Carrot squash soufflé

Categories: Large Intestine Qi Stagnation, Spleen Damp Cold, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Spleen Yang Vacuity

Earth - Spleen yang xu, spleen qi xu Carrot squash soufflé The carrot squash soufflé is meant to help strengthen your digestion. It strengthens the spleen and large intestine, in order to stop diarrhea. The recipe is warm and nourishing, and will not be hard to digest. It also has anti-inflammatory properties to help your overall health. Ingredients 2 cups carrots, grated 3 cups squash puree 1 teaspoon grated ginger ½ teaspoon each coriander and cumin 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon sea salt ¼ cup ground almonds Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. […]

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Salmon and Black Beans

Categories: Kidney Jing Vacuity, Kidney Yang Vacuity, Kidney Yin Vacuity

Tonify kidney yin, yang and jing Salmon and Black Beans Salmon and black beans are the main ingredients in this recipe.  They both help nourish the kidneys. Along with the onions, they can help relieve toxicity.  This is a great recipe to help tonify kidney yin, yang and jing. It can also help add a little energy and warmth to your day, while also helping to protect the middle jiao. 1/3 cup olive oil 5 garlic cloves (2 pressed, 3 minced) 1 tbsp dried thyme Pepper Salt 14 ozs salmon fillets 1 onion […]

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Roasted Squash and Turkey Soup

Categories: Spleen Damp, Spleen Damp Cold, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Spleen Yang Vacuity, Stomach Cold

Earth Roasted Squash and Turkey Soup Servings: 4 large or 8 small Prep time: 10 minutes Cooking time:40 minutes Prelude: Squash has recently become known as one of the healthiest veggies and its benefits include high fiber and a good profile of antioxidants. In this soup we pair the butternut variety with a host of spices and turkey to create an awesome flavor blend that you’re sure to enjoy. Ingredient energetics: 5 cups butternut squash – benefit the earth, spleen, stomach and tonifiy the middle jiao 1 cup Onion: moves and aids […]

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Roasted Garlic and Cauliflower Soup with Mushrooms and Caramelized Onions

Categories: Uncategorized

METAL - Julie Johnson Bear Don’t Walk / Eastern Nutrition / Fall 2013 Roasted Garlic and Cauliflower Soup with Mushrooms and Caramelized Onions caramelized-onions/#.Unf4P2S9Kc0 Ingredients: 1 large head cauliflower, cored and cut into 1/2 inch thick slices 1 head garlic, broken into cloves, ends trimmed and smashed, with the papery skin left on 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons lemon zest 2 teaspoons sea salt 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground coriander 4 – 5 cups vegetable broth (see above) Preheat oven to 400. […]

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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 […]

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Fennel Golden Raisin Pie

Categories: Spleen Qi Vacuity

Fennel Golden Raisin Pie
 (makes one 9″ pie) for the filling
 2 fennel bulbs, cored and trimmed of any brown or tough spots
 2 shallots, finely sliced
 1/2 cup golden raisins
 2 tablespoons butter
 1/2 teaspoon salt 
 Pinch of black pepper 
1/8 teaspoon cumin
 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander 
juice of half a lemon for the crust
1 1/2 sticks cold unsalted butter, cubed
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
2-3 tablespoons cold water Make the crust: 1.Combine the flour and salt. Using a pastry blender, your fingers or a food processor, […]

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Vegetarian Black Bean Chili

Categories: Kidney Qi Vacuity

Vegetarian Black Bean Chilli (Serves12) Ingredients: • 3 onions, diced • 2 zucchini, diced • 1 (29 ounce) can tomato puree • 1/2 lb dried black beans • 1/4 lb dried white bean • 1/4 lb dried kidney beans • 3 jalapeno peppers, chopped finely • 8 garlic cloves, crushed • 1 (12 ounce) package vegetarian ground meat, or lean ground beef • 5 tablespoons cumin • 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper • 1 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes • 1 teaspoon black pepper • 1 tablespoon chili powder Directions Soak […]

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Spicy Cumin Eggplant

Categories: Blood Stasis, Gluten-free, Indian, Liver Blood Stasis, Liver Qi Stagnation, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian

SPICY CUMIN EGGPLANT 1 medium eggplant, peeled 1 bell pepper, chopped 4 tbsp sunflower oil ¾ tsp cumin seeds ½ tsp mustard seeds ½ tsp tumeric 1/8 tsp hing (asafetida) 1 tsp sea salt ½ cup chick pea flour 1 tbsp onion chopped ½ tsp chilli powder 2 tsp coriander powder wash and peel eggplant, cut into 1 inch cubes. In heavy skillet, heat oil, add mustard seeds and cumin seeds. When the mustard seeds pop, add turmeric, hing, onion and pepper. Then add eggplant and salt, mix well. Cover […]

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