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Stuffed Lotus Root

Categories: Heart and Small Intestine Fire, Shen Calming, Urinary Bladder Damp Heat

Stuffed Lotus Root Ingredients: 1 medium lotus root ½ C dry mung beans ½ C carrot, diced Instructions: Soak mung beans in water for 30 minutes. Chop off one end of the lotus root (about 1 inch). You will see several holes in the root. Fill the holes with mung beans and diced carrot. Press stuffing in with a fork or chopstick. Steam for 1 hour, or until the lotus root is thoroughly cooked. Check tenderness with a fork. Chop into thin slices and serve. Makes 3-4 small servings (as […]

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Lotus Root Soup

Categories: Liver Blood Vacuity, Liver Yin Vacuity

Lotus Root Soup Serves 4 Traditionally these soups are best cooked in a soup clay pot over charcoal fire, but now a day not many families are still using charcoal stove. Hence cooking over gas stove or slow cooker is also ok. Ingredients 1.2-3 section of lotus root 2.5 dried red dates 3.1 honey date 4.200 grams pork ribs 5.2 dried scallop 6.4 dried oyster 7.1 tablespoon wolfberry optional 8.2 liters water (some will dry up during cooking) 9.Salt Method 1.Wash the lotus root and remove the skin, slice into […]

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I Don’t Want No Damp Heat, A recipe to help ease diarrhea caused by d-h in the L.I.

Categories: Large Intestine Damp Heat

I Don’t Want No Damp-Heat: A recipe to help ease diarrhea caused by d-h in the L.I. By Katie Fritz 1 c. mung beans, soaked overnight in water 1 c. amaranth 4 c. vegetable broth 1 small honeydew melon, peeled & chopped, seeds removed. Pureed in the blender 1/2 c. bamboo shoots 1/2 c. lotus root, chopped to your liking 1/2 c. button mushrooms, stems removed & chopped to your liking Salt to taste Place mung beans, amaranth & bamboo shoots in a slow cooker & cover w/ 4 cups […]

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Buddha’s Delight

Categories: Kidney Qi Vacuity, Spleen Qi Vacuity

BUDDHA’S DELIGHT Lor Horn Jai By Angela Assad ½ cup fresh or canned ginkgo nuts 2 cups water For the sauce ¼ cup Vegetable Stock 1 teaspoon sesame oil 1 ¼ teaspoon sugar 2 teaspoons dark soy sauce 1 tablespoon cornstarch Pinch freshly ground white pepper • 3 tablespoons peanut oil 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger ½ teaspoon salt ½ cup julienned lotus root in 2-by- ½ -inch pieces ½ cup julienned carrot in 2-by ½ – inch pieces ¼ cup julienned bamboo shoot in 2-by ½ -inch pieces 2 […]

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Sugar Water with Chinese Herbs (Tong shui)

Categories: Asian, Heart and Kidney not communicating, Shen Calming, Vegan, Vegetarian

Lian zi Bai he Lian ao Tong shui Treat: Clear heat, calm spirit ,support Kd, help urination Serving size: 5 people Ingredients: Bai he: 30g Lian zi: 30g Lian ao: 50g Brown suger: 20g water Lian Ao ( Lotus root) -cool, sweet -clear heat, relieve irritability, strengthen st, cool the blood, stop bleeding, promote diuresis- HTN, urinary problem Lian Zi – KD/SP/HT – Sweet, astringe, neutral – Calm spirit, strengthen SP, stop diarrhea – Tonify kd, astringe essence: floating and spotting, vaginal discharge, premature ejaculation Bai He – HT/LU – […]

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