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Lentils with Brown Rice

Categories: Spleen Qi Vacuity

Lentils with Brown Rice 3 tbs of water 1 medium onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, chopped 1 cup chopped up mushrooms 1 medium carrot, chopped 1 cup lentils 1 8 or 10 oz can tomato sauce 2 cups veggie stock 2 c water 1 tsp dried basil 1 tsp dried oregano Crumbles of goat cheese (optional) 1 cup brown rice (shortgrain) chopped parsley to taste – 2 tsp at least; I like about 1/3 cup. Serves 4-6 DIRECTIONS Rice Cooker: Put the onion into the rice cooker with the sherry […]

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Quinoa Chard Pilaf

Categories: Spleen Qi Vacuity, Spleen Yang Vacuity

Quinoa Chard Pilaf 1-1/2 teaspoons olive oil 1/2 onion, diced 1-1/2 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed 1/2 cup canned lentils, rinsed 1/4 pound fresh mushrooms, chopped 2 cups vegetable broth 1/2 bunch Swiss chard, stems removed Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat. Stir in the onion and garlic, and saute 5 minutes, until onion is tender. Mix in quinoa, lentils, and mushrooms. Pour in the broth. Cover, and cook 20 minutes. Remove the pot from heat. Shred chard, and gently mix into the […]

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CURRIED SWEET POTATOES AND LENTILS

Categories: Asian, Cold Congealing Blood in the Uterus, Diarrhea, Legumes, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Spleen Yang Vacuity, Stomach Rebellious Qi, Vegetables

ingredients: 2 T organic butter or vegan butter substitute (preferably the flax-based type) 1 large purple onion, diced 2-3 cloves garlic, pounded to a paste or minced 2 inch piece fresh ginger, grated or 1 tsp dried ginger powder 2 large unbroken bay leaves 1 tsp each cumin and fenugreek seeds, powdered 1 tsp turmeric root, powdered 1 large sweet potato or yam, diced 2 cups dried red lentils water to cover 1 large ripe tomato, chopped salt or Bragg’s Liquid Aminos to taste directions: Heat a heavy-bottomed pot, using […]

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