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Health Bars

Categories: Gluten-free, Kidney Qi Vacuity, Qi Vacuity, Snacks, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Vegan, Vegetarian

oatmeal-bars

Health Bars
Lotus Seed, Cooked and chopped 1/2 cup
Black seseme seeds 1/4 cup
Dried cherries 1/2 cup
Chestnuts, Cooked and chopped 1/2 cup
Raisins 1/2 cup
Brown Sugar 1/2 cup
Honey 1/2 cup
Rolled Oats 3 cups
Cinnamon 1 tsp
Salt 1/2 tsp

Mix all ingredients in bowl. Adjust amount of brown sugar and honey for desired consistency. Spread into 9 x9 square baking dish, press down evenly. Bake for 20 to 30 min at 350 degrees. Let cool , cut into bar size pieces.

KAYSIE LINGO

TCM ANALYSIS

KD jing Xu
Lotus seed – astringes KD essence
Black seseme seed, Cherries, Raisins, Chestnuts – tonify KD qi and essence
Cinnamon – Warms the KD
Brown sugar and honey – harmonize the middle jiao
Oats – Supplement vacuity

Treats
Qi Xu
Spermatorrhea
Sexual debility
Blood Xu
Low back pain

Butternut Squash Bisque

Categories: Soup, Spleen Damp, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Vegan, Vegetarian

squash soup

Butternut Squash Bisque

1 Tbsp olive oil
2-3 lbs. butternut squash, peeled and diced into 1 inch chunks
3 large carrots, chopped
1 med. Onion, chopped
2 quarts vegetable stock
1 Tbs. minced fresh ginger
1/8 c. grated orange zest
1 bunch parsley, chopped
pinch of ground nutmeg
salt and freshly ground white pepper to taste

Heat the oil over medium heat in large sauce pot. Sautee the squash, carrots, onion, and ginger for 3 minutes, until they are lightly browned.

Add the stock and orange zest, and bring to a boil.

Lower to a simmer and cook uncovered for 40 minutes, until the vegetables are tender.

Add the parsley, nutmeg, salt and pepper.

Puree the soup with a food processor until smooth and creamy.