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Lemony Quinoa with Artichokes and Sundried Tomatoes

Categories: Liver Qi Stagnation

Frances Norris Wood-liver qi stagnation Lemony Quinoa with Artichokes and Sundried Tomatoes - Makes 6 servings Adapted from recipe on Ingredients 2 cups uncooked quinoa-sweet, warming, tonifies qi 4 cups water 1 cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes- slightly cool, sweet, sour, calms liver, clears heat, 2 15 oz. cans of artichoke hearts, packed in water- sweet, bitter, cooling, regulates liver qi, clears liver heat, benefits the LV/GB Juice of one lemon-cool, sour, regulates qi, benefits liver ½ cup olive oil-neutral, sweet, sour, astringent, clears heat 2 sprigs of fresh mint-cooling, moves liver qi […]

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Mushroom Quinoa Risotto

Categories: Uncategorized

EARTH - Julie Johnson Bear Don’t Walk / Eastern Nutrition / Fall 2013 Mushroom Quinoa Risotto • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed • 1 tablespoon olive oil • 1 1/2 cups chopped onion • 1 garlic clove, pressed • 1 8-ounce package sliced crimini (baby bella) mushrooms • 6 ounces fresh shiitake mushrooms, stemmed, sliced • 3 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme, divided • 1 cup dry white wine • Grated Parmesan cheese -sheep pecorino Instructions: • Bring 2 cups salted water to boil in medium saucepan. Add quinoa, reduce heat to […]

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Venison Burgers for KD yang xu

Categories: Kidney Yang Vacuity

Tonifying Your Yang Never Tasted So Good: Venison Burgers for KD yang xu By Katie Fritz For burgers: 1 lb. Ground venison 1/3 c. chopped walnuts 1 chicken egg 1/3 c. cooked quinoa 1 tbsp. Mustard 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1/4 onion, chopped 1 tbsp. olive oil A few splashes Worcestershire sauce (all-natural, por favor) Pinch salt Pepper Fixings: Whole wheat buns (or no buns if you are gluten free!) 8 quail eggs, poached 1 beet, grated Lettuce Veganaise Burger prep: Rinse quinoa before using. Cook 1/3 c. quinoa in […]

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Quinoa Chard Pilaf

Categories: Spleen Qi Vacuity, Spleen Yang Vacuity

Quinoa Chard Pilaf 1-1/2 teaspoons olive oil 1/2 onion, diced 1-1/2 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed 1/2 cup canned lentils, rinsed 1/4 pound fresh mushrooms, chopped 2 cups vegetable broth 1/2 bunch Swiss chard, stems removed Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat. Stir in the onion and garlic, and saute 5 minutes, until onion is tender. Mix in quinoa, lentils, and mushrooms. Pour in the broth. Cover, and cook 20 minutes. Remove the pot from heat. Shred chard, and gently mix into the […]

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Quinoa with Beets and Sprouts

Categories: Large Intestine Qi Stagnation, Liver Blood Vacuity, Liver Qi Stagnation, Shen Calming

2 Cup Quinoa 2 Beets 1/2 Cup Sprouts (Makes about 4 Servings) Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Wash the beets and place them on a cookie sheet. Bake the beets for about 45 minutes or until a knife can go through. Let the beets cool down and then cut them into slices or cubes (whichever floats your boat!) Fill a medium to large pot with water and bring to a boil. Add in the 2 cups of Quinoa. Cook the Quinoa in boiling water until it reaches al […]

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Congee with an Autumn or Winter Mix

Categories: Kidney Qi Vacuity, Kidney Yang Vacuity, Lung Fluid Xu, Lung Qi Vacuity, Shen Calming

Congee with an Autumn or Winter Mix By Mitch Harris Serves 2-4 Part 1 1 part (1 cup) congee: part buckwheat: neutral, sweet, descend qi, strengthen ST, lowers blood pressure part quinoa: warm, sweet, strengthen SP, warms yang part short cut oats: warm, sweet, strengthen SP/ST, harmonize qi 8 parts (cups) water (optional bone broth for more jing and blood tonification) Part 2 Per serving options of: Winter Season Mix Handful of Shitake Mushroom: neutral, sweet, strengthen stomach, detoxifies, strengthens immunity and promotes healing. Scallion: hot, pungent, expel external pathogen, […]

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Quinoa with Basil and Pine Nuts

Categories: Spleen Yang Vacuity

Quinoa with Basil and Pine Nuts Serves 2 Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa (sweet and warm, tonifies qi, strengthens spleen, warms yang, relieves internal cold) Pinch of fine sea salt 1/2 cup pine nuts or cashews (warm and sweet, lubricates lungs, relieves cough, lubricates intestines, promotes production of body fluids) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 generous handful fresh basil leaves, chopped (warm and pungent, induces sweating, harmonizes stomach, antidote for seafood poisoning) Preparation: Place the quinoa in a strainer and rinse well. Combine the quinoa with 2 cups of water and […]

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Breakfast Quinoa

Categories: Kidney Qi Vacuity, Kidney Water Overflow, Kidney Yang Vacuity, Large Intestine Fluid Vacuity, Large Intestine Qi Stagnation, Lung Fluid Xu

Breakfast Quinoa Ingredients 1 cup quinoa 2 cups water 4 tablespoons dry milk (** you can omit this ingredient and just use 2 cups of milk to begin with, or just use water) zest and juice of 1/2 orange 1 Granny Smith apple, cored and cubed 1/3 cup dried cranberries pecans Rinse quinoa in a fine strainer. Add to a pot with water and dry milk. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until the grain is cooked through. Combine quinoa with the rest […]

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Warm and Nutty Cinnamon Quinoa

Categories: Large Intestine Fluid Vacuity, Lung Fluid Xu, Spleen Yang Vacuity, Stomach Cold

From Warm and Nutty Cinnamon Quinoa Recipe I used a red quinoa here, but you can use whatever kind you like, white/buff colored seems to be the most common. Also, a few notes and tips from the book: low-fat soy milk may replace the low fat milk, blueberries may replace the blackberries, dark honey may replace the agave nectar, and walnuts may replace the pecans. 1 cup organic 1% low fat milk 1 cup water 1 cup organic quinoa, (hs note: rinse quinoa) 2 cups fresh blackberries, organic preferred 1/2 […]

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Mushroom Curried Quinoa with Veggies & Pine Nuts

Categories: Dryness, Dryness Invading the Lungs, Fluid Vacuity, Large Intestine Dryness, Large Intestine Fluid Vacuity, Lung Fluid Xu, Qi Stagnation in Middle jiao, Rice and Grains, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Vegan, Vegetarian

Mushroom Curried Quinoa with Veggies & Pine Nuts Prep: 20 minutes Cook time: 30 minutes Serves 4-6 Ingredients: 1 cup Quinoa 2 cups water or broth (vegetable or chicken) 3 ounce bag pine nuts (½ cup) 6-8 vine ripped cherry tomatoes ½ orange bell pepper ½ red bell pepper ½ medium onion Fresh mushrooms Fresh basil leaves Fresh Spinach leaves Seasoning: 1 tsp. Crushed garlic 1 tsp. Curry red powder ¼ tsp. Cumin or nutmeg ¼ tsp. Ground ginger ¼ tsp. Kelp seasoning or (sea salt) 2-3 TBS. Olive oil […]

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