Orange apricot crisp

Categories: Desserts, Liver Yin Vacuity, Vegan, Vegetarian, Yin Vacuity

Anna Strong



8 oranges
1 tbsp grated orange zest
2 cups dried apricots, thinly sliced
½ cup dried raisins
½ cup chopped candied ginger
1 cup brown rice flour
½ cup sugar
1 tsp salt
6 tbsp vegan margarine
½ tsp vanilla extract

Pre heat oven to 350. Coat 9 inch square baking pan with cooking spray.
Cut ends off oranges. Stand 1 orange on cutting board and slice away pitch and peel. Cut orange into quarters, cut quarters into ½ inch slices. Repeat with remaining oranges and transfer to bowl. Stir apricots, raisins, and candies ginger into oranges. Spread mixture into baking pan.
Stir together brown rice flour, sugar, orange zest, and salt in bowl. Rub margarine and vanilla into rice flour mixture until mixture forms large crumbs. Spread crumbs over orange mixture.
Bake 30-40 minutes until top is golden brown.

LV Yin Xu Recipe

Oranges: sweet, sour, cool. Clears heat, soothes liver, nourishes fluids.
Orange zest: moves liver qi
Apricots: sl. Cool, sweet, sour. Regenerates body fluids, clears heat, quenches thirst
Raisins: sweet, warm, sour. Nourishes blood, relieves irritability
Ginger, acrid, warms (+ sweet): LU/SP/ST. disperses cold, redirects counterflow qi.
Brown rice flour: sweet, sl. Warm. SP/ST. Supplements qi, drains damp.
Sugar: sweet, warm. Sp/ST. Supplements and harmonizes Middle jiao.
Salt: salty, cold Clears heat, cools the blood.
Vegan margarine: Tonifies yin