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Spring Roll Recipe with Ginger Peanut Dipping Sauce

Categories: Liver Qi Stagnation

Jennifer Wade Spring 2010 Eastern Nutrition March 8, 2010 Spring Roll Recipe with Ginger Peanut Dipping Sauce 10 Rice spring roll wrappers 2.5 cups Rice vermicelli Lettuce Bunch of Cilantro Bunch of Basil 1 Cucumber 1 bunch green onion 20 Medium Shrimp or ½ pound of Tofu Sauce: 2 tbsp. soy sauce 2 tbsp. water 1 teaspoon ginger 1 teaspoon chopped garlic 2 tsp. brown sugar ½ cup peanuts 2 tsp. lime juice 1 tbsp. tapioca starch 1 tsp. xanthum gum Pinch of stevia Spring Roll Preparation: Slice cucumber in […]

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Pesto Avocado Portoburger

Categories: Lung Yin Vacuity

Pesto Avocado Portoburger makes 2 sandwiches 2 portobello mushrooms 1 ripe avocado handful of crisp greens, such as lettuce or watercress
 1 tablespoon basil pesto
 1-2 tablespoons olive oil
 salt and freshly ground pepper 2 Kaiser rolls, halved Fresh Basil Pesto Recipe Makes 1 cup INGREDIENTS 2 cups fresh basil leaves, packed 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan-Reggiano or Romano cheese 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/3 cup pine nuts 3 medium sized garlic cloves, minced Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste Special equipment needed: A food processor […]

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Day Lily Salad

Categories: Liver Fire Rising, Stomach Fire

Day Lily Salad 4-6 servings INGREDIENTS: 2 cups daylily buds (about 50 buds), sliced 1 cup torn lettuce 1/2 medium cucumber, sliced 1 medium tomato, diced 2 celery ribs, sliced 1/4 cup shredded red cabbage 3 radishes, sliced Salad dressing of your choice DIRECTIONS: In a large salad bowl, combine the daylily buds, lettuce, cucumber, tomato, celery, cabbage and radishes. Serve with dressing. Yield: 4-6 servings. TCM analysis: Day lily: Sweet, slightly cold. HT, LV. Clears liver and heart heat, cools blood, drains damp, nourishes LV and blood. Lettuce: Sweet, […]

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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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