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Daikon Radish with Miso Sauce

Categories: Lung Fluid Xu, Lung Phlegm Cold, Lung Phlegm Heat, Lung Yin Vacuity

Lung dryness with hard to expectorate phlegm Daikon Radish with Miso Sauce Daikon radish with a miso sauce can help transform phlegm, which will help clear the lungs. It also gently moistens the lungs to protect them from becoming dry. It is a colder recipe and can help with warm phlegm. This would be good for a person who is having trouble getting rid of an upper respiratory infection. This recipe is also good for the water element. It is very gentle on the kidney helping treat water metabolism issues such as edema. It […]

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Sauteed Daikon with Scallion and Carrot

Categories: Bi Syndrome Hot, Dryness Invading the Lungs, Lung Phlegm Heat, Spleen Damp, Spleen Damp Heat, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Sauteed Daikon with Scallion and Carrot 1 large daikon radish or 2-3 medium turnips, cleaned and cut into half-moons. 4 or more medium carrots, sliced diagonally into thin ovals. 2-3 scallions, minced. Sesame oil for frying. ¼ tsp salt. Soy sauce to taste. Heat a wok on high heat or a large skillet and add 1-2 tbsp. of oil. When it is hot, add the carrots and daikon and stir-fry for two to three minutes. Then add scallions and stir-fry for another 30-60 seconds. Stir in salt, soy sauce, and […]

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Quick Szechuan Pickles

Categories: Liver Qi Stagnation, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Quick Szechuan Pickles Thom Heil – PCOM Chicago makes enough to fill one large canning jar Ingredients: • • 1 daikon radish • 1 carrot • 1 cucumber • ½ lb. Napa cabbage • 4 dried chili peppers • 2 tsp whole Szechuan peppercorn • 3 Tbsp salt • 2 cups boiling water • 2 Tbsp rice wine • 1 cinnamon stick (2†long) • 3 slices ginger Preparation: 1. Put water on stove to boil. 2. Chop daikon, carrot, and cucumber. Do not peel. Tear the cabbage leaves into […]

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Stir-fry for LU qi xu w/ phlegm in LU

Categories: Lung Phlegm Cold, Lung Qi Vacuity

Love Your Lungs: A Stir-fry for LU qi xu w/ phlegm in LU By Katie Fritz 1 medium sized daikon radish, chopped to your liking 2-3 carrots, chopped to your liking 1 handful of shitake mushrooms, sliced 1/2 c. onion, chopped 1/4 c. raw almonds, chopped 2 c. mustard greens, chopped 2 c. cooked white rice Peanut oil for stir-frying Rice vinegar to taste Salt to taste In a rice cooker (or on the stovetop) place together 1 c. white rice, 2 c. water & a pinch of salt. If […]

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Spring Sautee

Categories: Large Intestine Qi Stagnation, Liver Fire Rising, Liver Qi Stagnation, Liver Yang Rising

Spring Sautee: Serves 4 Ingredients: 8 oz block of tempeh cut into cubes 3 cups julienne vegetables Carrots Onion Daikon Celery Kale Mustard greens Turnip greens Dandelion 2 TBS Soy sauce 4 TBS mirin 4 TBS rice vinegar 3 tsps sesame oil 3 tsps gomashio Method: Steam tempeh for 20 minutes. Put a little water in wok and heat to medium heat. Cook onion first, cover until soft (5-8 min). Add vegetables except greens, stir-fry quickly for 5 min- they should be crunchy. Add the tempeh and greens cook for […]

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