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Curry Ice Cream

Categories: Desserts, Raw, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Stomach Yin Vacuity, Vegan, Vegetarian

Curry Ice Cream 2 pitted dates, soaked for 2 hours ½ cup coconut meat ½ cup raisins 1 Tbsp agave nectar 1 ½ tsp curry powder Directions: Drain dates, reserving about 3 Tbsp of the soaked water. Transfer the dates and the reserved soaked water to a blender with all the remaining ingredients. Process on high speed until smooth and creamy, stopping occasionally to scrape down the blender jar. Pour into an ice cream maker until forms  a sturdy, creamy texture or follow manufactures instructions. Serving Size: 1 quart TCM […]

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Date Puree – Bi Syndrome (Cold Damp Bi)

Categories: Bi Syndrome Cold, Liver Blood Stasis, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Spleen Yang Vacuity

Bi Syndrome (Cold Damp Bi) Date Puree yield: Makes 4 side-dish servings active time: 30 min total time: 1 hr 3 cups pitted dates (14 ounces) 1 (750-ml) bottle dry red wine 1 (3- to 4-inch) cinnamon stick 2 whole star anise Special equipment: parchment paper *The recipe goes well on Lamb Preparation Bring all ingredients to a simmer, covered directly with a round of parchment paper, in a 2-quart heavy saucepan over moderate heat, then reduce heat and simmer until dates are tender, 15 to 20 minutes. Remove and […]

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Raw Persimmon Pie

Categories: Kidney Yin Vacuity, Large Intestine Damp Heat, Large Intestine Fluid Vacuity, Large Intestine Qi Stagnation, Shen Calming

Raw Persimmon Pie 9 very ripe persimmons 24 dates (wet) 6 very ripe bananas with outsides brown 24 blueberries Directions: Cut dates in half, remove pits, spread on pie plate Peel bananas, set on top of dates Mash bananas with fork until custard consistency Remove skins of persimmons and spread over the bananas Place blueberries on top. Analysis of recipe 2B: Persimmons: cold, sweet, obstructive/astringent. Softens masses. Quenches thirst, empiric for lowering blood pressure. Banana: cold, sweet. Clears heat, lubricates, lowers blood pressure. Dates: sweet, warm. Tonifies spleen and stomach. […]

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Raw BlueBerry Blaster Pie

Categories: Blood Vacuity, Desserts, Gluten-free, Kidney Qi Vacuity, Kidney Yin Vacuity, Raw, Spleen Unable to Govern Blood, Vegan, Vegetarian

Raw BlueBerry Blaster Pie 2 C Raw Walnuts 1 C Unsweetened Shredded Dried Coconut ¼ t Salt ½ C Medjool Dates (pitted) + ¾ C Medjool Dates (pitted) 4 C Fresh Blueberries  (if you use frozen, thawed and well-drained) 1 T fresh lemon juice Serves 8-12 (Depending on the slicer) Crust Blend Walnuts, Coconut and Salt in a food processor until coarsely ground. Add 1/2 c dates and process until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs and begins to stick together. Don’t over process/blend. (Any extra crust will store for about […]

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Larabar Type Medicinal Energy Bars

Categories: Snacks, Spleen Qi Vacuity

I used Medjool Dates. They can be found in the bulk bins at Whole Foods and other health food stores. Always be sure you have a little more wet/sticky than dry ingredients so the bar sticks together. When making four bars the ratio is generally 1 cup sticky fruits and 2/3 cup nuts and seeds or very dry fruits. Larabars at the grocery store are stored in light and oxygen proof packaging. These homemade bars need to be kept in the fridge to stay fresh until the day they are […]

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