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Ratatouille

Categories: Blood Stasis

Frances Norris Blood stasis Ratatouille - Adapted from recipe on eatyourvegetable.com Ingredients 1 eggplant, cubed into 1 inch pieces-cool, sweet, removes blood stagnation 2 tomatoes, cut into eighths-slightly cool, sweet, sour, promotes fluids 3-4 cloves garlic, chopped-hot, pungent, removes stagnant blood 1 onion, chopped-warm, pungent Olive oil-neutral, sweet, sour, astringent, promotes production of body fluids Dry oregano Dry basil-warm, pungent Salt-cold, salty, slightly sweet, harmonizes digestion Pepper-pungent, warm, warms the MJ Directions Preheat oven to 375 Toss vegetables, a few splashes of olive oil, and spices in a cast iron pot […]

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Summer Borscht

Categories: Liver Blood Vacuity, Liver Qi Stagnation, Shen Calming

Summer Borscht (makes about 6-8 servings) INGREDIENTS: about 5 medium-sized beets, boiled or roasted until tender, peeled and diced 
about 2 English cucumbers, diced
 about 3-4 medium tomatoes, diced
3 cups chicken or vegetable broth (chilled or room temperature) 
2 cups plain yogurt 
1/4 cup red wine vinegar (or more to taste) 
1 small bunch fresh dill, chopped
 salt and pepper to taste
 fresh lemon juice and zest to taste DIRECTIONS: 1. Reserve any juices from the beets, tomatoes and cucumbers while chopping and combine them in a large pot or […]

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Vegetarian Chili

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

Vegetarian Chili by Mike Clark 4 — 28 oz cans of Whole Peeled Tomatoes 1 Cup Black Beans 1 Cup Kidney Beans 8 Grapes 6 Carrots 4 Beets 1 Onion 33 Grams Gou Qi Zi 2 Cinnamon Sticks (Rou Gui) Prep and Cooking: Put both cups of beans in a colander and wash under cold water. Dump the beans into a large pot and soak in twice the level of beans in water for about 30 minutes. Drain the beans in the colander again and wash off (the soaking, draining, […]

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Rajma Beans

Categories: Spleen Damp Cold, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Spleen Yang Vacuity, Stomach Cold

Rajma Beans -Serves 4 by Lamya Kamel PCOM Chicago Ingredients: 14oz of cooked red kidney beans 1 medium sized onion (any variety, though I prefer red or sweet) 1 small piece of ginger (the size of about 5 quarters) Three cloves of garlic Two medium sized tomatoes 3 tbsp of olive oil 1 tsp of cumin seeds 1 tsp of turmeric powder 1 tsp coriander powder 1/4 tsp chili powder 1 tsp of sugar 1 tbsp of lemon juice to taste Directions: Heat 3 tbsp of olive oil on high. […]

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White Bean Fennel Soup

Categories: Large Intestine Qi Stagnation, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Stomach Cold

White Bean Fennel Soup Kate Phillippi Serves: 5-7 Ingredients 1 large onion, chopped 1 small fennel bulb, thinly sliced 1 TB olive oil 5 cups vegetable (or chicken) broth 2 cups of white kidney or cannellini beans, cooked (or 1-15oz. can) 2 cups fresh tomatoes, cut and peeled 1 tsp. dried thyme 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped ¼ tsp. pepper 1 bay leaf 3 cups shredded fresh spinach Directions In a large saucepan, sauté onion and fennel in oil until tender. Add the broth, beans, tomatoes, thyme, pepper and […]

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Jiao Wei Mustard Greens

Categories: Bi Syndrome Cold, Liver Blood Stasis, Liver Qi Stagnation, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Wind Damp Obstructing Channels

Jiao Wei Mustard Greens Alexa Chermak – PCOM Chicago Ingredients: 5 small red potatoes 4 carrots 3 tomatoes 1 can organic tomato paste 1 small yellow onion 28 oz. can mustard greens 1 vegetable bouillon cube oilive oil cumin salt and pepper to taste white wine vinegar Directions: -Coat large pot with olive oil and brown onion – add chopped potatos – add chopped carrots – simmer for 5-10 minutes then add mustard greens – add white wine vinegar and olive oil (more if needed) – add bouillion cube, salt […]

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Mustard Greens

Categories: Phlegm Dry, Vegetables

Mustard Greens Ingredients: 5 small red potatoes 4 carrots 3 tomatoes 1 can organic tomato paste 1 small yellow onion 28 oz. can mustard greens 1 vegetable bouillon cube olive oil cumin salt and pepper to taste white wine vinegar Directions: -Coat large pot with olive oil and brown onion – add chopped potatos – add chopped carrots – simmer for 5-10 minutes then add mustard greens – add white wine vinegar and olive oil (more if needed) – add bouillion cube, salt and pepper and cumin and tomatoes – […]

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Polenta Pizza

Categories: Liver & Gall Bladder Damp Heat, Lung Phlegm Heat, Vegetables, Vegetarian

Polenta Pizza Prep time 15 mins Cooking time 75 mins Serves 6 Ingredients: 3 cups cornmeal 5 cups water 2 tsp salt 6 tomatoes 2 large onions 1 small green pepper 4 cloves garlic 6 ounces olives 6 artichoke hearts, quartered 2 handfuls fresh basil 2-3 cups grated cheese Black pepper Method: To make the polenta, put 2 cups of the cornmeal in a heavy bottomed pot and slowly add the water. Stir carefully to avoid lumps. Add the salt and cook on a medium heat for 20-30 minutes. Stir […]

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Nightshades – practical resource, potential health issues of alkaloids

Categories: Articles, Food Safety

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