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Applesauce with Pears and Peaches

Categories: Dryness Invading the Lungs, Large Intestine Fluid Vacuity, Lung Fluid Xu, Lung Yin Vacuity, Shen Calming

Applesauce with pears & peaches Yields: 8 servings 2 lbs of apples, peeled, cored and chopped ½ lb of pears, peeled, pitted, and chopped ½ lb of peaches, peeled, cored and chopped 3 cups of water 1 cup of white sugar 1 tbsp lemon juice 1. Place all the fruit in a large saucepan and just barely cover with water. Simmer over medium-low heat until fruit is tender, 15-20 minutes. 2. Run cooked fruit through a food mill or blender. Stir in sugar and lemon juice. Cook over medium heat […]

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Baked Pears with Almonds

Categories: Lung Fluid Xu, Lung Phlegm Cold, Lung Yin Vacuity

Baked Pears with Almonds Serves 6 Ingredients: 6 pears 1 ½ cups of chopped almonds 1/3 cup honey ½ cup of maple syrup 1 tsp lemon juice ¼ cup of water Pinch of powdered ginger Directions: Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Leave stems on pears, but cut a slice from the blossom-end to form a flat surface will stand in baking dish. Mix all other ingredients, except syrup, and pour over pears. Bake uncovered in preheated oven for about 1 hr and 20 minutes to 1 and ½ hrs. Baste […]

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Poached Pears in Cinnamon-Ginger Syrup

Categories: Lung Fluid Xu, Lung Phlegm Cold, Wind Cold Invading Lungs

Poached Pears in Cinnamon-Ginger Syrup Mary Wetterstrand – PCOM Chicago 6 Servings 10 cups water 1½ cups sugar 2 cinnamon sticks 8 slices fresh, unpeeled ginger, ~quarter size, smashed lightly with edge of knife 6 slightly under-ripe Bosc or Anjou pears 2 lemons 1. In a large pot, combine the water, sugar, cinnamon sticks and fresh ginger. Heat until boiling, reduce the heat to low, and cook for 30 minutes. 2. Peel the pears and rub the outside with cut lemons to prevent them from turning brown. 3. Squeeze the […]

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Ginger Honey Pear

Categories: Cold Phlegm Accumulating in Lung, Lung Fluid Xu, Lung Phlegm Heat, Lung Yin Vacuity

Ginger Honey Pear 2 servings This is a great dish to baby yourself when you want to soothe a dry throat. 2 medium-sized pears, peeled 2 tablespoons honey 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger 3 tablespoons water Preheat over to 350 degrees. Cut off the top third of each pear and reserve. Cut out the core of the bottom part of the pear, making a hole but leaving the bottom and outside intact. Place pears and tops on a glass or ceramic dish. Combine honey, ginger and water in a small bowl. […]

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Pear and Watercress Soup

Categories: Lung Fluid Xu, Lung Phlegm Heat, Lung Yin Vacuity

Pear and Watercress Soup Serves 6 1 bunch of watercress 4 pears, sliced 3 ¾ cups chicken stock, preferably homemade OR vegetable stock (if vegetarian or if there is much heat and dryness present in patient) ½ yogurt juice of 1 lime salt and freshly ground pepper to taste Place two-thirds of the watercress leaves and all stems in a pan with the pears, stock, and a little seasoning. Simmer for 15 to 20 minutes. Reserving some of the watercress leaves for the garnish, add the rest to the soup […]

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Fruit Salad with Fresh Mint

Categories: Dryness Invading the Lungs, Lung Fluid Xu, Lung Heat, Lung Phlegm Heat, Phlegm Dry, Raw, Salad, Vegan, Vegetarian, Wind Heat Invading Lungs

Fruit Salad with Fresh Mint yield: Serves 6 Ingredients 1 1/2 cups strawberries, cleaned and quartered 3/4 cup fresh pineapple chunks 1 cup apples, cored and cut into chunks 1 cup pears, cored and cut into chunks 1/4 chopped finely cup mint Preparation In a mixing bowl, combine the cut fruit and toss. Add the fresh mint and stir gently. Serve in parfait dishes or small bowls. TCM ANALYSIS Strawberries — Sweet, sour, cold; Lu, St, UB; Moistens Lung, promotes fluids, promotes urination, clears heat. Pineapple — Sweet, sour, neutral; […]

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Strawberry and Pear Delight

Categories: Desserts, Dryness Invading the Lungs, Lung Heat, Lung Phlegm Heat, Lung Yin Vacuity, Stomach Fire, Vegan, Vegetarian

Strawberry and Pear Delight 1 pint fresh strawberries 1 pint pears, halved and cooked 2 cups mint tea or apple juice 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 1 bar agar-agar -Rinse agar-agar in cold water. Squeeze out excess water and tear into small pieces. -Simmer in tea or juice 15 minutes. Skim off foam. -Arrange pear halves on the bottom of a glass dish or mold. Cover with strawberries. -Pour agar-agar over fruit and let set until firm. Serves 6 TCM Analysis: Strawberry- sweet, cold, sour, LU/ST/UB, moistens LU, promotes fluids, promotes […]

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Baked pears

Categories: Desserts, Stomach Yin Vacuity

Baked Pears Serving Size 1-2 2 medium ripe pears, peeled and halved 4 teaspoons butter or margarine 1 teaspoon lemon juice 2 teaspoons honey 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 4 teaspoons orange marmalade Directions Place pear halves, cut side up, in a shallow 1-qt. baking dish. Place butter in the center of each; drizzle with lemon juice. Combine sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over pears. Top with marmalade. Cover and bake at 350 degrees F for 15-20 minutes or until heated through. This recipe is design for someone with Stomach Yin Xu. […]

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