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Brown Rice Congee with Shiitake Mushrooms and Greens

Categories: Spleen Qi Vacuity, Stomach Cold

Brown Rice Congee with Shiitake Mushrooms and Greens SP QI XU - Nina Gaglio Serves 4 1 teaspoon vegetable oil 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 1-inch piece ginger, thinly sliced 1 cup sliced fresh shiitake mushrooms (if substituting dried, pre-soak in hot water for 20 minutes) 1 cup long-grain brown rice, rinsed and drained 9 cups water 4 ounces greens, thinly sliced (can use kale, Chinese broccoli, broccoli raab, broccolini. 1 teaspoon soy sauce. Brown Rice- Sweet, Sl. Warm, SP, ST. Supplements qi, soothes stomach, drains damp. Shitake (Mushroom) – Sweet, Neutral, LU, […]

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Dave’s Mad Mixup- Red Rice Pilaf

Categories: Heart Blood Vacuity, Heart Qi Vacuity, Kidney Qi Vacuity, Large Intestine Fluid Vacuity, Lung Fluid Xu, Lung Phlegm Heat, Shen Calming, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Dave’s Mad Mixup- Red Rice Pilaf– Serves 4-6 Use equal amounts of red rice (3/4 cup) and millet. Place in rice cooker with same volume of water. Toss in lotus seeds (2oz)-lily bulb (2oz) and poria (1oz). Add pinch of fennel and sesame oil if desired. Stirfry. Crush 1 oz of whole cumin and 1 oz of whole coriander. Pre heat wok and add cooking oil and sesame oil to taste. Toss in cumin and coriander and mix until their aroma comes out. Toss in firm tofu (8oz) and brown […]

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Supplement Blood Soup

Categories: Kidney Jing Vacuity, Kidney Qi Vacuity, Liver Blood Vacuity

Supplement Blood Soup 1 oz cooked Shu Di Huang 1/2 oz Chuan Xiong 2 oz Gou Ji berry 1 oz longan fruit 12 red dates 1 inch fresh ginger 1/2 cup black beans 7-8 cups vegetable or chicken stock 6 shitake mushrooms, slivered (soak if dried) 1/2 cup peanuts w. skin 1/2 cup pine nuts 4 Tbsp rice vinegar Rinse black beans, simmer them in 3 cups boiling water for 1 hour. Combine cooked beans and bean water with herbs (except red dates) and simmer them in stock for 1 […]

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“Wood” soup

Categories: Large Intestine Fluid Vacuity, Liver Blood Vacuity, Liver Qi Stagnation

Wood Soup (4-6 servings) 2 bay leaves 6½ cups vegetable soup stock 1 leek: white and pale green portions only 2 celery stalks 1 cup eggplant 12 black or shitake mushrooms: soaked if dry, and slivered 4 tbsp sesame seeds ¼ cup pine nuts 1 tbsp roasted sesame oil ¼ cup rice vinegar 1 tbsp turmeric or 1/8 tsp saffron 1. Slice leek and celery, cut eggplant into cubes. 2. Add the vegetables and mushrooms to stock, simmer 30 minutes. 3. While simmering, toast the sesame seeds in a 350 […]

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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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Stir-fry for LU qi xu w/ phlegm in LU

Categories: Lung Phlegm Cold, Lung Qi Vacuity

Love Your Lungs: A Stir-fry for LU qi xu w/ phlegm in LU By Katie Fritz 1 medium sized daikon radish, chopped to your liking 2-3 carrots, chopped to your liking 1 handful of shitake mushrooms, sliced 1/2 c. onion, chopped 1/4 c. raw almonds, chopped 2 c. mustard greens, chopped 2 c. cooked white rice Peanut oil for stir-frying Rice vinegar to taste Salt to taste In a rice cooker (or on the stovetop) place together 1 c. white rice, 2 c. water & a pinch of salt. If […]

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Sesame-Mushroon Soba Noodles

Categories: Asian, Kidney Yin Vacuity, Liver Yang Rising, Liver Yin Vacuity, Noodles, Qi Stagnation in Middle jiao, Stomach Yin Vacuity, Yin Vacuity

Sesame-Mushroom Soba Noodles Ingredients: 3 TBL. Black sesame seeds 8 oz. Dried soba noodles 2 TBL. Olive oil 1 sm. Onion, cut into ¼ in. strips 4 cloves garlic, peeled & minced 22 (l lb) fresh Shitake mushrooms, sliced, discard stems ½ cup dashi, or other stock (vegetable/beef) ¼ cup mirin, or dry sherry 3 TBL. Soy sauce 1-2 TBL. Powdered kudzu, arrowroot, cornstarch or other thickener 2 green onions, chopped into ¼ in. pcs. Directions: 1. Toast the sesame seeds in a wide skillet over medium heat, shaking the […]

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Cellophane noodle soup

Categories: Asian, Dryness Invading the Lungs, Kidney Unable to Grasp Qi, Lung Fluid Xu, Lung Heat, Lung Qi Vacuity, Noodles, Soup, Vegan, Vegetarian

CELLOPHANE NOODLE SOUP 4 large dried shitake 15 g lily buds, dried ½ cucumber 2 garlic cloves, halved 90 g white cabbage,chopped 5 cups boiling water 4 oz cellophane noodles 2 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp palm sugar 3 ½ blocks silken tofu Fresh cilantro Soak shitake in warm water for 30 min. soak lily buds in a warm water soak for 30 min. Put cucumber, garlic, cabbage in a food processor and grind to a smooth paste. Scrape the mixture into a large pan and add the measured boiling […]

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