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Ratatouille

Categories: Blood Stasis

Frances Norris Blood stasis Ratatouille - Adapted from recipe on eatyourvegetable.com Ingredients 1 eggplant, cubed into 1 inch pieces-cool, sweet, removes blood stagnation 2 tomatoes, cut into eighths-slightly cool, sweet, sour, promotes fluids 3-4 cloves garlic, chopped-hot, pungent, removes stagnant blood 1 onion, chopped-warm, pungent Olive oil-neutral, sweet, sour, astringent, promotes production of body fluids Dry oregano Dry basil-warm, pungent Salt-cold, salty, slightly sweet, harmonizes digestion Pepper-pungent, warm, warms the MJ Directions Preheat oven to 375 Toss vegetables, a few splashes of olive oil, and spices in a cast iron pot […]

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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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“Wood” soup

Categories: Large Intestine Fluid Vacuity, Liver Blood Vacuity, Liver Qi Stagnation

Wood Soup (4-6 servings) 2 bay leaves 6½ cups vegetable soup stock 1 leek: white and pale green portions only 2 celery stalks 1 cup eggplant 12 black or shitake mushrooms: soaked if dry, and slivered 4 tbsp sesame seeds ¼ cup pine nuts 1 tbsp roasted sesame oil ¼ cup rice vinegar 1 tbsp turmeric or 1/8 tsp saffron 1. Slice leek and celery, cut eggplant into cubes. 2. Add the vegetables and mushrooms to stock, simmer 30 minutes. 3. While simmering, toast the sesame seeds in a 350 […]

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Celery cooked with Tomato and Eggplant

Categories: Kidney Qi Vacuity, Kidney Water Overflow

Celery cooked with Tomato and Eggplant Use 100g of celery pieces 100g shredded eggplant 100g tomato pieces Put celery and eggplant into boiling water for a few minutes and then remove. Add tomato pieces, salt, olive oil, green onion and a little sugar. Combine all ingredients and it is ready to eat or serve over brown rice or with aduki beans for an additional damp draining effect! Indications: edema (from Kidney yang xu) Celery – sweet, bitter, cold. Liver, stomach. Clears heat resolves toxin; subdues liver yang and wind, drains […]

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Open Sesame Eggplant

Categories: Bi Syndrome Hot, Blood Stasis, Large Intestine Fluid Vacuity, Liver Blood Stasis, Liver Qi Stagnation

OPEN SESAME EGGPLANT (2-3 servings) by Catherine Marquis Other Names: Solanum melongena, aubergine, qie zi Eggplant is a vegetable of wide international origins, appearing in the cuisines of Europe, the Middle East, South and East Asia, and North America. China and India are the world’s top eggplant producers today. It is related to the potato, pepper, and tomato, part of the Solanaceae (nightshade) family, and grows in climates ranging from tropical to temperate. Eggplants come in many sizes, colors and shapes, (not only the pear-shaped dark purple variety) ranging from […]

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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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Eggplant with Rice and Side Salad

Categories: Heart Blood Stagnation, Heart Qi Vacuity, Lung Phlegm Cold

Eggplant with Rice and Side Salad Serving Size for 1 person Ingredients: Eggplant ½ Eggplant Moves blood and breaks stasis, moves qi and opens chest Brown Rice ½ Cup Supplements Qi, Drains Dampness Water 1 Cup Black Pepper ¼ tablespoon Warms MJ, Invigorates blood, expels damp Celery ½ cup Subdues Liver Yang and wind, drains damp and transforms phlegm, calms shen Carrots ½ cup Strengthens Heart, Nourishes and Soothes Liver, Drains Damp Reishi Mushroom ½ cup Transforms phlegm, tonifies wei qi Butter 1 tablespoon Invigorates blood Rice Wine Vinegar 2 […]

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Open sesame eggplant

Categories: Asian, Damp Heat in the Lower Jiao, Heart Blood Stagnation, Heart Disease, Large Intestine Damp Heat, Large Intestine Fluid Vacuity, Liver & Gall Bladder Damp Heat, Spleen Damp Heat, Stomach Fire, Toxic Heat in the Blood, Urinary Bladder Damp Heat, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian, Yin Vacuity

OPEN SESAME EGGPLANT (2-3 servings) by Catherine Marquis Other Names: Solanum melongena, aubergine, qie zi Eggplant is a vegetable of wide international origins, appearing in the cuisines of Europe, the Middle East, South and East Asia, and North America. China and India are the world’s top eggplant producers today. It is related to the potato, pepper, and tomato, part of the Solanaceae (nightshade) family, and grows in climates ranging from tropical to temperate. Eggplants come in many sizes, colors and shapes, (not only the pear-shaped dark purple variety) ranging from […]

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Nightshades – practical resource, potential health issues of alkaloids

Categories: Articles, Food Safety

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