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Pork and Prune Tagine

Categories: Large Intestine Fluid Vacuity, Lung Fluid Xu, Mediterranean, Pork

PORK AND PRUNE TAGINE serves 4 3 tbs olive oil 1-1/2 or 2 lbs pork shoulder, cut into 2-inch pieces 1 onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tsp cinnamon and ground ginger ½ tsp ground cumin and turmeric 1 organic lemon, thinly sliced Salt and pepper 1 c prunes, soaked in hot water until soft, 1 hour, and drained ¼ c honey 1 tbs orange flower water ¼ c sliced almonds, toasted Couscous 1) Heat 2 tbs oil, med high, and brown pork, 10 min. Remove and pour off […]

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Roasted Red Beets and Ground Fennel Seeds

Categories: Liver Blood Vacuity, Liver Qi Stagnation, Stomach Rebellious Qi

ROASTED RED BEETS & GROUND FENNEL SEEDS Yields: 4 servings 3-4 medium beets, washed and stems removed, peeled and sliced ¼ inch [cool, sweet, nourish blood, Tonify HT, calm spirit, lubricate intestines, cleanse the LV] 2 tsp of ground fennel seeds [warm, pungent, unblocks and regulates qi, strengthens ST, dispels cold, stops pain] 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp salt ½ tsp pepper 1 whole myers lemon, squeezed plus the grated zest [cool, sour, regenerate body fluids, harmonize ST, regulate Qi, quenches thirst, benefits LV] Method: 1. Pre-heat oven dish, […]

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Mackerel Fillets Simmered in Soy Sauce

Categories: Heart Blood Stagnation, Heart Blood Vacuity, Liver Blood Vacuity, Spleen Qi Vacuity

MACKEREL FILLETS SIMMERED IN SOY SAUCE Yields: 4 servings 1/2 cup soy sauce 1/3 cup sake or dry (fino) sherry [warm, pungent, sweet] 1 tablespoon sugar 2 tablespoons rice vinegar or white wine vinegar [warm, sour, prevents EPI] 5 or 6 thin slices peeled fresh ginger [warm, pungent, benefits LU, ST] Finely grated zest of 1 lemon [cool, sour] 3 or 4 crushed garlic cloves [hot, pungent, moves blood stasis] 4 mackerel fillets, about 1 pound total, skin on [cool, sweet, strengthens SP, qi, removes damp, regulates blood] Cooked white […]

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Poached Pears in Cinnamon-Ginger Syrup

Categories: Lung Fluid Xu, Lung Phlegm Cold, Wind Cold Invading Lungs

Poached Pears in Cinnamon-Ginger Syrup Mary Wetterstrand – PCOM Chicago 6 Servings 10 cups water 1½ cups sugar 2 cinnamon sticks 8 slices fresh, unpeeled ginger, ~quarter size, smashed lightly with edge of knife 6 slightly under-ripe Bosc or Anjou pears 2 lemons 1. In a large pot, combine the water, sugar, cinnamon sticks and fresh ginger. Heat until boiling, reduce the heat to low, and cook for 30 minutes. 2. Peel the pears and rub the outside with cut lemons to prevent them from turning brown. 3. Squeeze the […]

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Easy Lemon Turkey Burgers

Categories: Liver Qi Stagnation

Erika Anderson Easy Lemon Turkey Burgers Ingredients: ½ lb. Ground Turkey Meat Neutral to Warm SP, ST, K Tonify Qi, Nourish Blood, Consolidate K, Zest of one Lemon Acrid Cool LV, ST Moves the Qi Harmonize St Regenerate Fluids 1.5 Tbsp. Capers Sour Cool Restrains to Liver ¾ Tsp. of Dried Oregano Pungent Warm Moves the Qi 1 Tbsp. Milk (Moistens Burger) Sweet Neutral SP, ST, LU Tonifies Qi and Blood, Moistens Dryness 4 Tbsp. of Cubes Feta Sour Cool Restrains the Liver 1 tsp. of Lemon Juice Sour Cool […]

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Lemon Chicken Tagine

Categories: Blood Vacuity, Chicken, Liver Overacting on Spleen, Mediterranean, Qi Vacuity

Lemon Chicken Tagine Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: 90 mins Serves: 4-8 Ingredients 4 onions 2 lemons ½ teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon five spice Few small pieces cinnamon bark Pinch saffron Handful fresh parsley- chopped Handful fresh coriander- chopped 8 pieces chicken (wings or legs) Handful green olives Method Slice the onions in rings and the lemons into eighths. Lay half of them in an ovenproof dish and sit 4 of the chicken pieces on top. Sprinkle with half the herbs and spices. Repeat the process to make a […]

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