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Mushroom Quinoa Risotto

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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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Goji Berry and Fish Soup

Categories: Kidney Qi Vacuity, Kidney Yin Vacuity, Liver Blood Stasis, Liver Qi Stagnation, Liver Yang Rising

Goji Berry and Fish Soup 4-6 servings (Adapted from 1-2 fillets of whitefish (or fish of choice) ½ c goji berries 1 c shiitake mushrooms 1 scallion, chopped 5 thin slices of fresh ginger 5 c low-sodium broth 1-2 T rice wine Mrs. Dash or other salt substitute ½ t Hoisin or plum sauce 1. Smear fish with 1 T of rice wine and a little Mrs. Dash/salt substitute, set aside. 2. Bring the broth to a boil in a large saucepan. 3. Place the seasoned fish into the saucepan […]

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Egg-Drop Soup

Categories: Liver Blood Vacuity, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Wei Qi Vacuity

Egg-Drop Soup Ingredients: 2 Tbsp olive oil 2 cloves garlic 1 medium carrot 6 shiitake mushrooms ½ bunch of spinach 1 quart chicken broth 1 Tbsp white miso 2 eggs 2 green onions Instructions: Mince garlic, and chop carrot into thin coins. Remove mushroom stems, and chop caps. Wash spinach and pat dry. In a saute pan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Saute garlic for 1 minute, just long enough to become fragrant. Add carrots and mushrooms. Saute for 1-2 minutes, stirring so mushrooms don’t stick to the pan. […]

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Simple Winter Melon Soup

Categories: Damp Heat in the Lower Jiao, Diabetes, Spleen Damp Heat, Urinary Bladder Damp Heat

Simple Winter Melon Soup 2 to 3 servings 6 (5 ounces fresh, 1 ounce dried) fresh or dried shiitake mushrooms 1 (1-pound) wedge winter melon 3 cups chicken, bone, or vegetable stock 1 (1/2-inch) piece fresh ginger, slivered into 1/16-inch slices 1/4 pound shrimp, shelled and deveined Salt, soy sauce, or sodium-reduced soy sauce (optional) 1-2 teaspoons dark sesame oil 1 medium-sized green onion, chopped into 1/2-inch pieces, roots and tough end discarded If you are using dried mushrooms, soak them in 1/2 cup of warm water for 20 minutes or […]

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Chinese Duck and Shiitake Dumplings

Categories: Kidney Qi Vacuity, Lung Qi Vacuity, Lung Yin Vacuity, Wei Qi Vacuity

Chinese Duck and Shiitake Dumplings Yields about thirty-six 3-inch dumplings. For the dough: 6-3/4 oz. (1-1/2 cups) unbleached all-purpose flour; more for kneading For the filling: Half a roast duck, preferably Beijing-style 8 dried shiitake mushrooms, soaked in hot water for 30 minutes 1/2 tsp. granulated sugar 6 oz. spinach, washed and trimmed 1/4 cup finely chopped water chestnuts 2 medium scallions, thinly sliced 1-1/2 Tbs. minced fresh ginger 1 Tbs. soy sauce 1 tsp. cornstarch Freshly ground black pepper To finish the dumplings: Kosher salt, as needed (for boiled […]

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Roasted Duck with Blueberry Sauce and Shiitake Wild Rice

Categories: Kidney Yin Vacuity, Liver Blood Vacuity, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Roasted Duck with Blueberry Sauce and Shiitake Wild Rice ingredients: 1 fresh duck 3 T brown sugar 1 tsp minced fresh rosemary one pint blueberries 1 cup thinly sliced shiitake mushrooms 1 shallot, minced 1 cup brown/wild rice mix 3 cups water 1 tsp turmeric powder 2 T corn starch sea salt directions: preheat the oven to 350. rub the duck with the brown sugar, rosemary, and a pinch of sea salt mixed together, then place in a roasting pan. bake for about 40 minutes covered with foil, then remove […]

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Shitake Mushroom health benefits

Categories: Articles, Nutritional Information, Western Medicine

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