Steamed Pumpkin with Gingered Honey

Categories: Spleen Qi Vacuity, Stomach Cold

Steamed Pumpkin with Gingered Honey
Pumpkin is a sweet warming food that benefits spleen-pancreas and stomach

2 # pumpkin, cut into cubes
½ cup honey
¼ tsp sesame oil
2 T slivered Ginger
Sesame seeds for garnish

Steam pumpkin until tender
Heat honey, oil and ginger, simmer for 5 — 10 minutes
Drizzle syrup over pumpkin and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
Serves 6

Ingredient Analysis
Pumpkin — Sweet, warm — supplements the Spleen, Stomach, and Pancreas.
Honey — Sweet, neutral. Nourishes middle jiao
Ginger — Warm, acrid. Warms the middle
Sesame — Sweet, Neutral. Moistens dryness from yin xu. Nourishes LV and KD