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Rice Pudding with Fresh Berries

Categories: Kidney Jing Vacuity, Kidney Yin Vacuity, Liver Blood Vacuity, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Rice Pudding with Fresh Berries 1/4 cup long grain rice (washed and drained) 4-5 cups milk 2-3 cardamom seeds (crushed) 2 tbsp almonds (blanched slivered) A pinch of saffron threads, soaked in a little hot milk 2-3 tbsp sugar or as desired 2 cups fresh berries (especially raspberries & blackberries) Put the rice, milk and cardamom in a pan, bring to boil and simmer gently until the rice is soft and the grains are starting to break up. Add almonds and saffron and simmer for 3-4 minutes. Add the sugar […]

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Mulberry Muffins

Categories: Heart Qi Vacuity, Shen Calming, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Mulberry Muffins INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 pinch salt 1/2 cup fat free sour cream 1/4 cup skim milk 2 tablespoons applesauce 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1/2 cup mulberries DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).Grease 6 jumbo muffin cups or line with paper muffin liners. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, soda and salt. In a medium bowl, mix together sour cream, milk, applesauce, egg and almond extract. Stir in flour […]

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Tropical Smoothie

Categories: Large Intestine Damp Heat, Large Intestine Fluid Vacuity, Stomach Fire, Summerheat

Fire Tropical Smoothie Servings: 1 large or 2 small Prelude: Enjoy the tastes of the tropics with a thick, rich and healthy smoothie. It’s packed with fruits so make sure to pick seasonal varieties – they’re higher in vital nutrients and they taste so much better. However, if it’s the dead of winter, frozen fruits will get the job done too. Ingredients: ½ cup pineapple (chilled or frozen) – clears heat and promotes fluids ½ cup mango (chilled or frozen) – ½ cup watermelon (chilled or frozen) – relieves irritability […]

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Peach-Berry Rice Pudding

Categories: Kidney Yin Vacuity, Liver Blood Vacuity, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Peach-Berry Rice Pudding Ingredients: 1 C rice 3 C milk dash of salt 1 medium peach ½ pint berries (mix of raspberries, mulberries, cherries, and goji berries) honey Instructions: Place rice, milk, and salt in the top of a double boiler and cook over boiling water about 40 minutes, or until rice is soft and all milk absorbed. Watch milk carefully and stir occasionally to avoid burning. Add sliced pear and berries for last 10-15 minutes to warm and soften them. Spoon into bowls and drizzle honey on top. Makes […]

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Cream of Wheat with Apples and Mulberries

Categories: Heart Qi Vacuity, Large Intestine Qi Stagnation, Lung Qi Vacuity, Shen Calming, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Cream of Wheat with Apples and Mulberries Serves 2 1 apple chopped ¼ cup mulberries 2 cups water 2 cups milk (the more fat in the milk, the creamier it will be) 1/2 teaspoon salt honey (to taste) 1 cup cream of wheat (also known as farina) 2 tablespoons sliced almonds, toasted (good to sprinkle on top) (optional) In a saucepan, combine 2 cups water with milk and salt; bring to a boil. Gradually whisk in cream of wheat, and continue to whisk constantly until the mixture thickens (this will […]

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Over Drinking Milk Can Lead to Calcium Being Pulled From the Bones

Categories: Articles, Beverages, Kidney Yin Vacuity, Nutritional Information, Osteoporosis, Western Medicine

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Milk: Squeezed or Juiced

Categories: Articles, Food Safety

For those that have wondered about the differences between raw and processed milk then here’s a great post for you! Some general info. about milk: http://www.westonaprice.org/Milk-It-Does-a-Body-Good.html The process and some research: http://www.westonaprice.org/Ultra-Pasteurized-Milk.html Is raw milk safe for babies: http://www.westonaprice.org/Is-Raw-Milk-Safe-for-Babies.html Find a farm that’s close to you with raw milk: http://www.realmilk.com/ *If you’re interested the farmers usually sell you a cow share and you have to go fill it yourself! Fun stuff! Start squeezing!

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