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Fruit Salad with Fresh Mint

Categories: Dryness Invading the Lungs, Lung Fluid Xu, Lung Heat, Lung Phlegm Heat, Phlegm Dry, Raw, Salad, Vegan, Vegetarian, Wind Heat Invading Lungs

Fruit Salad with Fresh Mint yield: Serves 6 Ingredients 1 1/2 cups strawberries, cleaned and quartered 3/4 cup fresh pineapple chunks 1 cup apples, cored and cut into chunks 1 cup pears, cored and cut into chunks 1/4 chopped finely cup mint Preparation In a mixing bowl, combine the cut fruit and toss. Add the fresh mint and stir gently. Serve in parfait dishes or small bowls. TCM ANALYSIS Strawberries — Sweet, sour, cold; Lu, St, UB; Moistens Lung, promotes fluids, promotes urination, clears heat. Pineapple — Sweet, sour, neutral; […]

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Strawberry and Pear Delight

Categories: Desserts, Dryness Invading the Lungs, Lung Heat, Lung Phlegm Heat, Lung Yin Vacuity, Stomach Fire, Vegan, Vegetarian

Strawberry and Pear Delight 1 pint fresh strawberries 1 pint pears, halved and cooked 2 cups mint tea or apple juice 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 1 bar agar-agar -Rinse agar-agar in cold water. Squeeze out excess water and tear into small pieces. -Simmer in tea or juice 15 minutes. Skim off foam. -Arrange pear halves on the bottom of a glass dish or mold. Cover with strawberries. -Pour agar-agar over fruit and let set until firm. Serves 6 TCM Analysis: Strawberry- sweet, cold, sour, LU/ST/UB, moistens LU, promotes fluids, promotes […]

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Strawberry butter

Categories: Appetizers, Lung Yin Vacuity, Snacks, Vegetarian

Strawberry Butter 1/2 cup butter, softened 2 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon strawberry preserves Mix together in a bowl well put on a lid to be refrigerated for later use. This meal is for a Lung Yin xu Pattern with Stagnant Blood butter- Disperses Stagnant Blood honey- Tonifies Yin strawberry-  Lubricates Lungs, Tonifies Yin  

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