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Roasted Beet, Artichoke, and Arugula Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

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WOOD Roasted Beet, Artichoke, and Arugula Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette http://www.acouplecooks.com/2010/12/roasted-beet-sunchoke-and-arugula-salad- with-orange-vinaigrette/ Serves about 4 Ingredients 4 to 6 small beets 12-15 artichoke hearts Around 8 cups arugula and/or mixed greens Small red onion Goat cheese crumbles (optional) 1 orange White wine vinegar Olive oil Honey Kosher salt and fresh ground pepper Instructions: 1 Preheat the oven to 400°F. 2 Roast the beets: Cut off the tops of the beets and wrap tightly in aluminum foil. Place in the oven and roast until tender when pierced with a fork, about […]

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Watermelon Champagne Sangria

Categories: Heart and Small Intestine Fire, Liver Qi Stagnation

Watermelon Champagne Sangria Makes 6 servings. INGREDIENTS: 2 cups chopped seedless watermelon 1 seedless orange, peeled and broken into sections¨ 1 apple, wedged 1 Asian pear, wedged 1 cup seedless grapes, cut into halves 1 bottle dry champagne of choice DIRECTIONS: Toss the fruit together in a bowl or pitcher. Pour the champagne over and let sit for at least 2 hours or more. TCM analysis: Watermelon: Sweet, cold. ST, HT, UB. Clears heat toxin, quenches thirst, relieves irritability, promotes urination. Orange: Sweet, sour, cool. LV, LU, ST, UB. Clears […]

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Arugula, Fennel, and Orange Salad

Categories: Liver Fire Rising

Arugula, Fennel, and Orange Salad INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon honey 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/4 cup olive oil 1 bunch arugula 2 orange, peeled and segmented 1 bulb fennel bulb, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons sliced black olives DIRECTIONS Whisk together the honey, lemon juice, salt, and pepper; slowly add the olive oil while continuing to whisk. Place the arugula in the bottom of a salad bowl; scatter the orange segments, fennel slices, and olives over the arugula; drizzle the dressing over the salad […]

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How much wood could a Pig

Categories: Liver Blood Vacuity, Liver Qi Stagnation, Liver Yin Vacuity

How much wood could a Pig 1 Orange 1/8 C Black Sesame Seeds 1 C Broccoli 2 T Brown Sugar 1 Lb Pork TCM Analysis Orange: Sweet, Sour, Cool; LV, LU, ST, UB; Clears heat, Soothes LV, Nourish fluids; LV Qi Stagnation, Loss of Body Fluids, Cough with sputum Black Sesame: Sweet, Neutral; LV, KD, LU, LI; Nourish LV and KD, Moisten LI, Nourishes Jing and Marrow Broccoli: Sweet, Sl. Bitter, Acrid, Cool; SP, LV; Nourishes LV blood, Strengthens SP, Clears heat; Poor Digestion, Inflammation; Poor Vision Brown Sugar: Sweet, […]

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Spiced Wine

Categories: Bi Syndrome Cold, Blood Stasis, Heart Blood Stagnation, Heart Qi Vacuity

8 cups Cabernet Sauvignon ½ cup sugar 8 sticks of cinnamon 4 slices of orange 1 tbsp. fresh squeezed lemon juice 12 whole cloves Mix all ingredients in a saucepan. Cover and simmer for 1 hour. This recipe should not be used in excess, but this would be a very blood invigorating, warming recipe to get stagnancy moving- particularly if the patient is also experiencing cold symptoms. Wine goes to the heart, stomach and liver. It expels cold, invigorates blood and stops pain. The cloves and cinnamon would add to […]

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