“You come here to learn how to enjoy life. You have to discover you are sleeping under a diamond and don’t know it.“ - Nan Lu

QUINOA BOWL WITH SEASONAL VEGETABLESQuinoa along with the selected vegetables will support the Earth element and help the digestive system flow. Quinoa is a protein that can help you build energy and fight off fatigue.
AVOCADO TOASTAvocados are a diverse fruit with many healing benefits. We like their ability to moisten the body.
PINEAPPLE PEACH SALADPineapple has been used to reduce summer heat, aid in digestion, and is known to support Heart health as well as immune health.
AVOCADO DRESSINGAvocados offer numerous healing potential. They help moisture the body and nourish blood. Their healing properties aid the digestive process and support Lung and Large Intestine function.
TOMATO SALADBy marinating the tomatoes and onions in vinegar, the salad will have a sour taste. In Chinese medicine, a sour taste resonates with the Liver and can aid in improving digestion.
APRICOT SMOOTHIEApricots protect against Heart disease, help quench thirst and also add moisture to the Lung. Often prescribed for coughs, this fruit has been a part of the Chinese and Greek diets for thousands of years.
TOMATO SALADTomatoes are known to be good for cooling down the Liver and reducing high blood pressure. They are also beneficial when it comes to supporting digestion and improving appetite. These versatile fruits pack a lot of support for the Heart.
AVOCADO AND BASIL SANDWICHThis healthy sandwich will satisfy your craving for something moist yet nutritious. Avocados are an easy food to prepare and are a packed with energy. The tomato and basil offer support for the Heart and Liver.
CORN SALADThis colorful and flavorful dish is a great way to support Stomach and Heart function.
ALMOND SMOOTHIESmoothies are a great way to cool the body during the heat of summer. Remember: do not add ice, and enjoy your smoothie in the afternoon or evening.
OATMEAL WITH FRESH BERRIESOatmeal is a great way to start your day. Fresh berries with their sweet and sour taste offer the digestive system good support.
CUCUMBER AND ONION SALADOnions are the perfect food to detoxify the body. Adding cucumbers is an added bonus for the taste buds and the body!
AVOCADO AND QUINOA SALADAvocado and quinoa make a nice duo to support the Stomach and Liver function. You can double the recipe and enjoy leftovers!
CUCUMBER AND BEAN SALADCucumbers add a refreshing component to any meal. They also grow on vines so they have the same personality as Liver energy!
AVOCADO AND MANGO SALADThis dish is colorful, quick to put together, and complements a variety of dishes. It pairs exceptionally well with fish. Both the green avocado and the acidic lemon help support the Liver function, while the sweetness of the mango and the color of both the mango and peppers benefit your Spleen and Stomach functions.
SEAWEED SALADSeaweed is a traditional staple in Asian cuisine, touted to have numerous health benefits, including anti-tumor and anti-cancer properties. The essence of seaweed strongly benefits Kidney energy, as its natural habit – the ocean/water – is the element associated with Kidney.
CHINESE CUCUMBER SALADEasy to prepare, this dish is especially welcome in the summertime when cucumber’s cooling and hydrating essence works wonders! Complement its mildly sweet taste with vinegar to enhance its healing benefits for the Liver.
WATERMELON JUICEIf you find yourself drawn to a juicy slice of watermelon on a hot summer day, trust your intuition! This staple of nearly every picnic is nature’s gift to cool us off. Yet few people in the West know that watermelon has been an important healing food in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) for thousands of years. TCM practitioners use this fruit medicinally to treat kidney infection, liver disease, diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure. The essence of watermelon is cool, so it can help decrease internal heat, relieve thirst, and because it has the ability to increase the frequency of urination, it can help the body release toxins. Used topically on the skin, watermelon is very effective for overexposure to the sun.
MANGO DILL SALADAdding sesame oil to this version of mango salad enhances Kidney function and the blood, while the refreshing taste of dill and apple cider vinegar support Liver function.
MANGO GUACAMOLEA refreshingly light variation of guacamole that is perfect for the summer! Mango and avocado support your Stomach and Liver functions, respectively. A squeeze of lemon enhances the dish and promotes Liver health, while a dash of hot sauce stimulates your Lung
MANGO AND PINEAPPLE SALSABecause of its color and essence, related to the organs of Stomach and Spleen, mango is beneficial for healthy digestion. A dash of fresh cilantro naturally detoxes the Liver while giving a fresh taste to this salsa!
MASTER LU’S CUCUMBER SALADThe cucumber with its cool essence supports Lung function. By adding vinegar, you will also support your Liver function.
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