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Winter Melon Soup

Categories: Asian, Gluten-free, Kidney Water Overflow, Kidney Yang Vacuity, Soup, Urinary Bladder Damp Heat, Vegan, Vegetarian

            Winter Melon Soup 3 qt vegetable broth 3 c winter melon, peeled and chopped 2 carrots 2 celery stalks 1 onion 12 Chinese mushrooms, stems removed 6 oz tofu noodles or finely sliced baked tofu 1 tsp chives 1 tsp peanut oil 1 Tbsp tamari Directions: cook together until tender, about 25 minutes, season with chives, tamari and peanut oil. Serving Size: 4 TCM pattern: UB damp heat; KD water overflow TCM Evaluation:  winter melon is sweet, bland and cool, detoxifies and drains damp; […]

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5 Element Soup

Categories: Heart Qi Vacuity, Large Intestine Qi Stagnation, Liver Blood Vacuity, Liver Qi Stagnation, Lung Qi Vacuity, Spleen Qi Vacuity

5 element Soup Ingredients: 8 oz (260g) Burdock root – benefits the lung, helps disperse wind heat and sore throat 8 oz (260g) 260g Radish – sweet pungent and cold going to lung and LI to move qi, blood and unblock bowel. 8 oz (260g) 260g Carrot – sweet and goes to liver spleen lung and heart, to tonify qi and blood 8 oz (260g) 50g Radish leave – enters spleen and stomach, and lung. Its bitter and pungent nature promotes qi flow and digestion. 8 oz (260g) 2-3 Shitake Mushroom – […]

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