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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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Cleansing Rash – Rice Dish

Categories: Gluten-free, Rice and Grains, Skin Problems, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Toxic Heat in the Blood, Vegan, Vegetarian

Cleansing Rash – Rice Dish Ingredients: 1-2 tsp each ground cumin, coriander, fenugreek and turmeric (you can get these bulk at Whole Foods for cheap) 2 tsp fresh ginger, grated or mashed 1 large bay leaf 1 celery stalk, diced 1 small handful of cilantro chopped 1-2 cups mung beans (presoaked over night–read below for tips on cooking dried beans) 1 bunch kale, immersed and swished in water to remove grit, then thinly sliced 1 cup brown rice, cooked separately according to package directions Fry the spices over medium heat […]

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Stir-Fried Kale and Beet Greens

Categories: Cleanse, Heart Blood Vacuity, Stomach Blood Stasis, Ulcer, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian

Stir-Fried Kale and Beet Greens (2 servings): Ingredients: * 1 tablespoon olive oil * 1/3 onion, chopped * 1 clove garlic, minced * 1/3 cup whole grain bread crumbs * 1/2 bunch kale – washed, dried, and shredded * 1/2 bunch beet greens – washed, dried, and shredded Preparation: 1. Heat oil over medium-high heat in a large frying pan. Add onions and garlic; cook and stir until soft. 2. Mix in breadcrumbs, and cook and stir until brown. 3. Stir in kale and beet greens, and cook until wilted. […]

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Cleansing Rash – Rice Dish

Categories: Cleanse, Rice and Grains, Skin Problems, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Toxic Heat in the Blood, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian

Here is the adaptation I made for a client with a current heat rash and underlying SP qi vacuity – Enjoy! Mitch Cleansing Rash – Rice Dish Ingredients: 1-2 tsp each ground cumin, coriander, fenugreek and turmeric (you can get these bulk at Whole Foods for cheap) 2 tsp fresh ginger, grated or mashed 1 large bay leaf 1 celery stalk, diced 1 small handful of cilantro chopped 1-2 cups mung beans (presoaked over night; read below for tips on cooking dried beans) 1 bunch kale, immersed and swished in […]

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Cleansing Digestion Dish

Categories: Cleanse, Heart Blood Vacuity, Legumes, Liver Blood Vacuity, Liver Qi Stagnation, Qi Stagnation, Qi Vacuity, Rice and Grains, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian

A student made this for a client and had her abdominal cramps much better within days. Based on Michael Tierra’s work Cleansing Digestion Dish By Sue Cook PCOM- Chicago Ingredients: 1-2 tsp each ground cumin, coriander, fenugreek and turmeric (you can get these bulk at Whole Foods for cheap) 2 tsp fresh ginger, grated or mashed 1 large bay leaf 1 sweet potato, diced 1-2 cups lentils or mung beans (choose mung beans as they clear heat more for the skin) 1 bunch kale, immersed and swished in water to […]

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CARROT, KALE, AND WAKAME STEW

Categories: Heart Fire, Phlegm Nodules & Interior Heat, Shen Calming, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian

by Anna Strong ¼ cup wakame 1 tbsp olive oil 1 small yellow onion 2 small carrots, diced 1 celery rib, diced 1 15 oz can cannellini beans 1 ½ cup frozed lima beans, thawed 6 cups low sodium vegetable broth 1 bunch kale, chopped ¼ tsp dried oregano 1/8 tsp ground nutmeg 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper Place the wakame in small bowl, cover with cold water, and soak 15 min. drain, squeeze liquid out, and set aside. Heat oil in sauce pan.  Add onions, celery, and saute 3-5 min.  […]

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