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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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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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Mushroom, Celery and Garlic Soup

Categories: Liver & Gall Bladder Damp Heat, Liver Blood Stasis, Toxic Heat in the Blood

Mushroom, Celery and Garlic Soup Serves 4 4 ½ cups chopped mushrooms 4 celery stalks, chopped 3 garlic cloves 3 tbsp dry sherry or white wine 3 cups chicken stock 1 – 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce ½ – 1 tsp freshly grated nutmeg salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste celery leaves, to garnish Place mushrooms, celery, and garlic in a pan and stir in the sherry or wine. Cover and cook over low heat for 30 to 40 minutes until the vegetables are tender. Add half the stock […]

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Hungarian Mushroom Soup

Categories: Liver Qi Stagnation, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Hungarian Mushroom Soup by Cheryl Kujawinski 2 tablespoons of butter 1 onion, chopped 8 ounces of mushrooms, cut into large chunks 2 teaspoons of fresh dill, finely chopped 1 tablespoon of paprika 1 red chili, finely chopped 1 1/2 tablespoons of tamari sauce 2 cups of vegetable stock, or 2 cups of water + 1 teaspoon of celery seed 3/4 cup of yogurt 1/4 cup of buttermilk 2 heaping tablespoons of wheat flour sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper juice from one lemon 1/2 cup of sour cream 1/4 […]

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Mushroom Millet Casserole for cooling

Categories: Kidney Qi Vacuity, Spleen Qi Vacuity

David Hatfield Mushroom Millet Casserole for cooling Ingredients 4. cups cooked millet Sauce: 1/2 cup whole wheat flour ½ onion finely chopped 1/4 lb of mushrooms 1 teaspoon oil (optional) I 1/2 – 2 cups of water 2-3 tablespoons soy sauce Parsley Directions Preheat oven to 350 F Place millet in an oiled casserole dish Sautee onions/mushrooms until soft Add flour and coat vegetables well Add water. Stirring constantly to keep from clumping Bring almost to a boil Reduce heat and simmer for 5-7 minutes Add soy sauce, cover and […]

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Mushroom Soup

Categories: Bi Syndrome Hot, High blood pressure, Spleen Damp, Spleen Damp Heat

Mushroom Soup PER SERVING: Mushroom-6 to 8 (cooling, sweet, cools blood and heat) Lean pork-120gm (Cooling, sweet, supplements blood and yin) Job’s tears (yi yi ren)-16gm (sweet, bland, sl. cold, leaches out damp and clears heat, strengthens the SP) Chinese yam (Shan Yao)-12gm (sweet, neutral, tonifies SP) 1. Rinse mushroom and soak in cold water for 2 hours until soft. Change water a couple of times. 2. Wash pork and cut into big pieces. Rinse herbs. 3. Put all ingredients in a pot with adequate water (about 2 liters) and […]

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Millet Patties with Mushroom Gravy

Categories: Large Intestine Qi Stagnation, Spleen Damp Heat, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Millet Patties with Mushroom Gravy By Sasha Hanning Ingredients • 1 cups millet (washed) • 1 cup garbanzo beans (1 cup corn, squash- be creative) • 4 cups water • 1 medium onion- chopped Directions • Put everything into a pot • Bring to a boil without a cover • Add salt, turn down to simmer and cover for 20 minutes • Stir, and cool- put in fridge till cold (1 hour- over night) To make patties take the cold millet/beans and combine with 2 Tablespoons flour (rice or starch) […]

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Ginger-Scallion-Mushroom Tea

Categories: Asian, Beverages, Gluten-free, Lung Phlegm Cold, Vegan, Vegetarian, Wei Qi Vacuity, Wind Cold Invading Lungs

Ginger-Scallion-Mushroom Tea Here is a variation as many people don’t know what chinese dates are or where to get them….just use mushrooms instead….almost any kind will work to boost immune system (LU/KD) 6 slices ginger 3 stalks scallions 5 pieces of sliced button or shitake mushroom Cook ginger slices, chopped scallion and sliced mushroom pieces in 3 1/2 cups of water for about 5 minutes. Strain and drink 1 cup each time, 3x a day.  Eat the ingredients if possible but not necessary Serves: 3 Mitchell Harris L.Ac, MSTOM said: […]

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Pork Jiao Zi Dumplings

Categories: Appetizers, Asian, Dryness Invading the Lungs, Large Intestine Dryness, Pork, Summerheat

Chinese Dumplings 1 large or 2 small zucchini, diced 8 oz. mushrooms, diced 1 green onion, cut fine, include the tops (leeks) 1-2 tsp grated ginger toasted sesame oil ½ pound ground pork Salt & pepper to taste Wonton wrappers Dipping Sauce Tamari White Rice Vinegar Toasted Sesame Oil Minced Garlic (to taste) In a pan, brown ground pork in small amount of sesame oil and a little salt and pepper. Add zucchini, mushrooms and ginger. Cook until veggies have expressed water but are not mushy. Remove excess water. Add […]

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