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Chicken Grape Salad

Categories: Liver Blood Vacuity, Liver Qi Stagnation

Chicken Grape Salad 1 avocado (benefits LV, protects Yin) ¼ cup of parsley, minced. ½ teaspoon of thyme. ¼ teaspoon of garlic, minced. Pinch of sage, salt and black pepper. 4 cups of diced, cooked chicken breasts. (Nourishes blood to prevent wind) 2 cups of seedless grapes. (sour nature restrains liver qi, nourishes blood, relieves irritability) ½ cup of pistachios, toasted. (Tonifies LV) Mix herbs and spices with chicken, mix in mashed avocado until chicken is coated and then mix in Grapes and almonds. Serves 4

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Tabbouleh

Categories: Heart Qi Vacuity, Kidney Qi Vacuity, Liver Blood Vacuity, Liver Qi Stagnation, Mediterranean, Vegan, Vegetarian

Tabbouleh Preparation time: 20 mins Serves: 4 Ingredients: 1-cup bulgur wheat 3 bunches parsley 1 handful mint Pinch of thyme 8 spring onions ½ cucumber 2 tomatoes 4 tablespoons lemon juice 4 tablespoons olive oil Salt and pepper Method: Soak the bulgur wheat for about 15-20 minutes in enough water to just cover it. Meanwhile chop the herbs finely and cut the spring onions, tomatoes and cucumber into small pieces. Combine the chopped ingredients with the oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper in a salad bowl. Gently squeeze out any […]

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ARTICHOKES IN PARSLEY SAUCE

Categories: Damp Heat in the Lower Jiao, Liver & Gall Bladder Damp Heat, Side Dishes, Vegan, Vegetarian

Ingredients 4 – 8 baby artichokes Juice of 1 lemon 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 cloves garlic, peeled and sliced 1 cup water 1 1/2 cups flat-leaf parsley, stems removed Salt Preparation  Preheat oven to 400 degrees.    Trim the artichokes by slicing off half an inch of the top, slicing off any stems and pulling off the tougher outer leaves.   Toss the artichokes with the lemon juice and olive oil in an oven-proof dish. Scatter the garlic on top and drizzle with three-fourths cup of water. Cover […]

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