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Rice Congee with Yi Yi Ren and Mung Beans

Categories: Asian, Bi Syndrome Hot, Rice and Grains, Spleen Damp, Spleen Damp Heat, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Vegan, Vegetarian

Rice Congee with Yi Yi Ren and Mung Bean  (6 – 8 servings)  Ingredients ¼ cup rice ½ cup job’s tears (coix, Chinese pearl barley, yi yi ren) ¼ cup mung beans ¼ cup adzuki beans fresh ginger, sliced (use a piece approximately the size of your thumb) 1 – 2 inch square piece of kombu or comparable amount of wakame 7-8 cups water Directions Soak the rice, job’s tears, mung beans, and adzuki beans in water overnight. Drain and place in a non-reactive cooking pot. Add the water and […]

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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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Barley soup

Categories: Spleen Damp, Spleen Damp Heat, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Spleen qi xu with dampness Barley soup The barley soup can help both drain damp and tonify the middle jiao. This is a good soup for someone who has a weak digestive system, and needs a filling dinner that will not aggravate their stomach. This soup might make a person urinate frequently because it is helping drain damp, as well as relieve toxicity. ½ onion, diced 2 ribs celery, diced 2 tbsp oil 8 cups water 1 cup pearled barley uncooked 1 cup mung bean, pre-soaked if dry ¼ tsp salt ½ tsp […]

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Lotus root stew

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

HT and SI Fire- Fire – nina gaglio Serves 3 to 4 Lotus Root Stew 1 cup of white rice soaked over night 2 oz of fresh lotus root (sliced) 4 cups water 1 cup mung beans pinch of salt and peper Overall TCM Functions: Clear fire from HT and SI harmonize middle jiao. Rice- sweet, neutral, SP, ST. Supplements SP/ST, generates fluids. Lotus Root- sweet, cool, astringent, HT, SP, KD. Stabilize and bind essence. Mung Bean- sweet, cold, HT, ST, UB. Clears heat, relieves toxin, promotes urination.

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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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Hearty Mung bean stew

Categories: Large Intestine Damp Heat, Urinary Bladder Damp Heat

Hearty Mung bean stew Ingredients: (serves 3-4 people) 200g mung beans (I measured with my soup bowl,makes 1 soup bowl) 1 onion, peeled and diced 1 carrot, peeled,cut lengthwise and then sliced into half-moon shapes 3 tbs olive oil 2 tbs tomato paste 1 ts cumin salt,grounded pepper and red pepper flake to taste 1)Wash the beans and transfer them into a saucepan. Cover with water, bring to boil and simmer until beans are cooked. 2)Meanwhile saute the onions in olive oil for about 5 minutes. 3)Then add the carrots, […]

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Bindaeddeok (Mung bean pancake)

Categories: Cleanse, Damp Heat in the Lower Jiao, Spleen Damp, Spleen Damp Heat, Spleen Damp Heat

Bindaeddeok (Mung bean pancake) recipe Serves 4 Ingredients: 14 oz nok doo (mung beans) 1 medium onion, thin sliced 1/2 carrot, thin julienne 3 green onions, cut in a bias 1/8 lb beef, thin julienne 1/2 cup kimchi, cut into strips* 1/4 cup bean sprout, blanched, roughly chopped 2 tbsp salt (*You can substitute to blanched napa cabbage) Wash mung beans and soak in cold water for 3 hours. Get rid of outer shell by rubbing them with hands. Wash again. Put them in a food processor with a little […]

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Cleansing Rash – Rice Dish

Categories: Gluten-free, Rice and Grains, Skin Problems, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Toxic Heat in the Blood, Vegan, Vegetarian

Cleansing Rash – Rice Dish Ingredients: 1-2 tsp each ground cumin, coriander, fenugreek and turmeric (you can get these bulk at Whole Foods for cheap) 2 tsp fresh ginger, grated or mashed 1 large bay leaf 1 celery stalk, diced 1 small handful of cilantro chopped 1-2 cups mung beans (presoaked over night–read below for tips on cooking dried beans) 1 bunch kale, immersed and swished in water to remove grit, then thinly sliced 1 cup brown rice, cooked separately according to package directions Fry the spices over medium heat […]

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Cleansing Rash – Rice Dish

Categories: Cleanse, Rice and Grains, Skin Problems, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Toxic Heat in the Blood, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian

Here is the adaptation I made for a client with a current heat rash and underlying SP qi vacuity – Enjoy! Mitch Cleansing Rash – Rice Dish Ingredients: 1-2 tsp each ground cumin, coriander, fenugreek and turmeric (you can get these bulk at Whole Foods for cheap) 2 tsp fresh ginger, grated or mashed 1 large bay leaf 1 celery stalk, diced 1 small handful of cilantro chopped 1-2 cups mung beans (presoaked over night; read below for tips on cooking dried beans) 1 bunch kale, immersed and swished in […]

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Cleansing Digestion Dish

Categories: Cleanse, Heart Blood Vacuity, Legumes, Liver Blood Vacuity, Liver Qi Stagnation, Qi Stagnation, Qi Vacuity, Rice and Grains, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian

A student made this for a client and had her abdominal cramps much better within days. Based on Michael Tierra’s work Cleansing Digestion Dish By Sue Cook PCOM- Chicago Ingredients: 1-2 tsp each ground cumin, coriander, fenugreek and turmeric (you can get these bulk at Whole Foods for cheap) 2 tsp fresh ginger, grated or mashed 1 large bay leaf 1 sweet potato, diced 1-2 cups lentils or mung beans (choose mung beans as they clear heat more for the skin) 1 bunch kale, immersed and swished in water to […]

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