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Harvest Pumpkin Soup

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

Earth-spleen qi/yang xu Frances Norris Harvest Pumpkin Soup Martha Stewart Ingredients 1 small pumpkin, halved, seeds and stringy fibers put aside-cool, sweet, dispels damp 6 tbsp. unsalted butter- sweet, neutral, supplements qi 3 cups chicken stock-sweet, warm, supplements qi 3 cups water 1 sprig fresh thyme 1 small parsnip, peeled and coarsely chopped-warm, pungent, dispels dampness 1 small Yukon gold potato, peeled and coarsely chopped-cool, sweet, strengthens SP, harmonizes ST 2 small shallots, minced-warm, pungent ½ cup dry white wine-pungent, sweet, warm, expels cold 3 tbsp. heavy cream-sweet, neutral, supplements […]

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Squash and Potatoes

Categories: Spleen Qi Vacuity

Squash and Potatoes Locro — Sp qi vacuity 1 pound acorn or butternut squash cut into 2 inch squares —warm, sweet, tonifies sp, st, reduces inflammation. 2 potatoes cubed. Nuetral, sweet, tonifies sp, stomach qi. ½ cup peas Sweet, neutral. Sp. Harmonizes middle jiao and promotes urination. ½ cup corn kernals —Neutral, sweet, diuretic, nourishes heart, improves appetite, regulates digestion, improves kidneys. 1 onion Pungent, neutral, LU, ST. Clears heat, relieves toxicity, transforms phlegm and damp. 1 teaspoon Cumin- Warm, helps move qi ¼ cup Cilantro Cool, acrid, promotes sweat, […]

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Simple Chicken Salad

Categories: Inflammation, Meat, Salad, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Simple Chicken Salad By: Christina Paget Chop 1 large potato into 1/2 inch cubes and boil in salted water until tender, but not falling apart, al dente. Any pre-cooked chicken can be used. Such as the roasted ones from the grocery store. Tear chicken into bit size pieces. About 1-2 cups will be used. Chop 1 green pepper into bite size pieces. Steam or blanch lightly before using. Finely chop 1-2 radishes or more for extra zing! Combine the chicken, green pepper, potato, and radish in a mixing dish. In a […]

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