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Baked Oatmeal with Mixed Berries and Plums

Categories: Kidney Qi Vacuity, Kidney Water Overflow, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Frances Norris Water-kidney deficiency Baked Oatmeal with Mixed Berries and Plums - Makes 6 servings Adapted from recipe on Ingredients 1 cup Blueberries-sour, sweet, warm, tonifies kidney ½ cup Cranberries-sour, cooling, strengthens kidney ½ cup Raspberries-slightly warm, sweet, sour, tonifies kidney 3 medium plums, sliced-slightly warm, sweet, sour, regulates body fluids 2 cups oats-sweet, warm, supplements vacuity, rejuvenates nervous and reproductive systems 1 cup walnuts, toasted and chopped, divided into ½ cup servings-slightly warm, sweet, tonifies kidney 1/3 cup brown sugar-warm, sweet, strengthens digestion, warms body 1 tsp. baking powder […]

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Creamy Root Vegetable Soup with Oats

Categories: Liver Qi Stagnation, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Stomach Food Retention

Creamy Root Vegetable Soup with Oats 6-8 servings Laurie Misener class recipe ½ c old-fashioned rolled oats ½ t dried rosemary, crumbled 3 small parsnips, peeled, cut into ½-in cubes 3 large carrots, peeled, cut into ½-in cubes 2 medium turnips, peeled, cut into ½-in cubes ½ medium rutabaga, peeled, cut into ½-in cubes 2 t sea salt 1. Bring 1 ¼ c water to a boil in a medium saucepan. 2. Add the oats, reduce heat to low, simmer until tender and thickened, 15-20 minutes 3. Remove from heat. […]

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Baked Oatmeal

Categories: Spleen Damp, Spleen Damp Cold, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Stomach Cold

Baked Oatmeal In the early Fall when the weather first starts to get cooler, pop this recipe into the oven as soon as you wake up and get ready while it is cooking. You will be rewarded with a wonderful, nourishing dish before a busy day! Ingredients: • 2 cups uncooked quick-cooking oats • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar • 1/3 cup raisins • 1 tablespoon chopped walnuts • 1 teaspoon baking powder • 1 1/2 cups fat-free milk • 1/2 cup applesauce • 2 tablespoons butter, melted • 1 […]

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Nutty Oatmeal Pancake

Categories: Large Intestine Qi Stagnation, Lung Phlegm Heat, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Nutty Oatmeal Pancake (Makes 6-8 pancakes) 2 cups buttermilk 1 1/2 cups old-fashioned oats Mix together, set aside. 1 1/2 cups chopped almonds 2 eggs 1/2-cup white rice flour 2 TB flaxseed meal 1 tsp. salt 1-cup fresh or frozen blueberries *Optional: top with 1 TB of honey Add the rest of the above ingredients to the buttermilk mixture. Drop by 1/4 cupful onto hot, oiled pan. Cook until firm enough to flip. Recipe makes about a dozen pancakes. TCM Analysis: Buttermilk: neutral, sweet, strengthens weakness, nourishes qi and blood […]

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Walnut and Cherry Granola Bars

Categories: Kidney Qi Vacuity, Kidney Yin Vacuity, Shen Calming, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Walnut and Cherry Granola Bars By Kylie Roach ¼ C. brown sugar ¼ C. maple syrup ¼ C. honey 2 Tblsp. nut butter (almond) 1 egg white 1 Tblsp. low fat milk (almond) 1 Tsp. vanilla extract 1 C. whole wheat flour ½ Tsp. baking soda ½ Tsp. cinnamon Dash of allspice (optional) 2 C. old fashioned oats 1 C. crisp rice cereal ¼ C. dried cherries ¼ C. chopped walnuts 1-2 Tblsp. black sesame seeds Preheat oven to 350 In a large bowl combine: sugar, maple syrup, honey, nut […]

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Health Bars

Categories: Gluten-free, Kidney Qi Vacuity, Qi Vacuity, Snacks, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Vegan, Vegetarian

Health Bars Lotus Seed, Cooked and chopped 1/2 cup Black seseme seeds 1/4 cup Dried cherries 1/2 cup Chestnuts, Cooked and chopped 1/2 cup Raisins 1/2 cup Brown Sugar 1/2 cup Honey 1/2 cup Rolled Oats 3 cups Cinnamon 1 tsp Salt 1/2 tsp Mix all ingredients in bowl. Adjust amount of brown sugar and honey for desired consistency. Spread into 9 x9 square baking dish, press down evenly. Bake for 20 to 30 min at 350 degrees. Let cool , cut into bar size pieces. KAYSIE LINGO TCM ANALYSIS […]

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Blueberry Flax Oatmeal

Categories: Blood Vacuity, Kidney Yin Vacuity, Rice and Grains, Vegan, Vegetarian

Blueberry Flax Oatmeal (serves 2): Ingredients: * 2-1/4 cups water * dash salt * 1 cup regular rolled oats * 1/4 cup fresh blueberries * 1/4 cup chopped walnuts * 1 TBS flaxseeds * 1 TBS blackstrap molasses Preparation: 1. Combine the water and salt in a small saucepan and turn the heat to high. 2. When the water boils, turn the heat to low, add oatmeal, and cook, stirring, until the water is just absorbed, about 5 minutes. Add walnuts and flaxseeds. Stir, cover the pan, and turn off […]

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“How to Make Oatmeal . . . Wrong” NY Times opinion piece

Categories: Blogs, Cooking tips

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