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Rice Congee with Yi Yi Ren and Mung Beans

Categories: Asian, Bi Syndrome Hot, Rice and Grains, Spleen Damp, Spleen Damp Heat, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Vegan, Vegetarian

Rice Congee with Yi Yi Ren and Mung Bean  (6 – 8 servings)  Ingredients ¼ cup rice ½ cup job’s tears (coix, Chinese pearl barley, yi yi ren) ¼ cup mung beans ¼ cup adzuki beans fresh ginger, sliced (use a piece approximately the size of your thumb) 1 – 2 inch square piece of kombu or comparable amount of wakame 7-8 cups water Directions Soak the rice, job’s tears, mung beans, and adzuki beans in water overnight. Drain and place in a non-reactive cooking pot. Add the water and […]

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Mushroom Soup

Categories: Bi Syndrome Hot, High blood pressure, Spleen Damp, Spleen Damp Heat

Mushroom Soup PER SERVING: Mushroom-6 to 8 (cooling, sweet, cools blood and heat) Lean pork-120gm (Cooling, sweet, supplements blood and yin) Job’s tears (yi yi ren)-16gm (sweet, bland, sl. cold, leaches out damp and clears heat, strengthens the SP) Chinese yam (Shan Yao)-12gm (sweet, neutral, tonifies SP) 1. Rinse mushroom and soak in cold water for 2 hours until soft. Change water a couple of times. 2. Wash pork and cut into big pieces. Rinse herbs. 3. Put all ingredients in a pot with adequate water (about 2 liters) and […]

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