You are browsing the archive for squash Archives - Food from East.

Carrot squash soufflé

Categories: Large Intestine Qi Stagnation, Spleen Damp Cold, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Spleen Yang Vacuity

Earth - Spleen yang xu, spleen qi xu Carrot squash soufflé The carrot squash soufflé is meant to help strengthen your digestion. It strengthens the spleen and large intestine, in order to stop diarrhea. The recipe is warm and nourishing, and will not be hard to digest. It also has anti-inflammatory properties to help your overall health. Ingredients 2 cups carrots, grated 3 cups squash puree 1 teaspoon grated ginger ½ teaspoon each coriander and cumin 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon sea salt ¼ cup ground almonds Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. […]

More ...

Butternut Squash Soup

Categories: Kidney Yin Vacuity, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Butternut Squash Soup Overall Recipe: Nourishes Kidney yin, engenders fluids, benefits spleen and stomach. Onion: acrid, warm. Warms interior, moves qi and blood. Butter: sweet, neutral. Tonifies deficiency, engenders fluids, moistens intestines. Squash: warm, sweet. Tonifies spleen & stomach, nourishes yin, stops pain, moves qi. Red Pepper: cool, acrid. Courses blood, improve appetite, reduce swelling. Carrots: sweet, acrid, neutral. Strengthen spleen & stomach, clears heat, anti-inflammatory Seaweed, e.g. kombu: cold, salty. Nourishes yin, moistens dryness, clears heat, softens hardness. Broth: sweet, salty, warm. Nourishes qi, yin, blood & fluids. Cumin: […]

More ...

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, […]

More ...