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Whole Wheat Coconut Pancakes

Categories: Heart Qi Vacuity, Shen Calming

Fire - Heart qi xu, calm shen Whole Wheat Coconut Pancakes The best way to calm your shen is through sweet whole-wheat coconut pancakes. Sweet coconut helps strengthen heart qi, while the whole wheat nourishes the heart and calms the shen. This recipe will also help nourish your blood and yin. It is a great breakfast to help start your day. • 2 cups whole wheat flour • 4 1/2 tsp baking powder • 2 tsp cinnamon • 2 tsp sugar • 2 large eggs • 2 cups + 2 tbsp coconut milk • […]

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Beet and Apple Muffins

Categories: Heart Blood Vacuity, Heart Qi Vacuity, Liver Blood Vacuity

Fire-heart blood/qi deficiency Frances Norris Beet and Apple Muffins Adapted from recipe on Makes 30 muffins Ingredients 4 eggs-cool, sweet, nourishes yin, tonifies blood 1.5 cups light brown sugar-warm, sweet, strengthens digestion ¾ cup olive oil- neutral, sweet, sour, astringent ¾ cup orange juice-cool, sweet, sour, clears heat, soothes liver, strengthens spleen 3 cups whole wheat flour-sweet, slightly cool, nourish heart, calm shen 1 ½ tsp. baking soda 2 tsp. baking powder 4 small green apples, peeled and shredded-cool, sweet, slightly sour, strengthens heart 1 tsp. cinnamon-pungent, sweet, warm, […]

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Mushroom Millet Casserole for cooling

Categories: Kidney Qi Vacuity, Spleen Qi Vacuity

David Hatfield Mushroom Millet Casserole for cooling Ingredients 4. cups cooked millet Sauce: 1/2 cup whole wheat flour ½ onion finely chopped 1/4 lb of mushrooms 1 teaspoon oil (optional) I 1/2 – 2 cups of water 2-3 tablespoons soy sauce Parsley Directions Preheat oven to 350 F Place millet in an oiled casserole dish Sautee onions/mushrooms until soft Add flour and coat vegetables well Add water. Stirring constantly to keep from clumping Bring almost to a boil Reduce heat and simmer for 5-7 minutes Add soy sauce, cover and […]

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Whole Wheat Biscuits

Categories: Shen Calming

Whole Wheat Biscuits (Makes 10 biscuits) Ingredients: 2 cups whole wheat flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt 1/2 cup safflower oil 1/2 cup nondairy milk (More or less as needed) Preparation: Preheat oven to 450* F. Combine the flour, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl. Slowly pour in the oil, mixing with a fork until the mixture is combined. It will be quite crumbly. Add the milk a little at a time, stirring with a fork. You want to use just enough milk to […]

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