OMELETTE WITH ESCAROLEDelicious, fast and versatile, this recipe can be amended to include any vegetable left over in your refrigerator.
Eggs are a great source of protein, and represent new life. The greens will support healthy Liver function. When Liver has energy to flow, all the organs benefit.MUNG BEAN NOODLE SOUPWe love mung beans of all kinds for their ability to detox the body, help remove internal heat, promotes urination and help move stuck energy. SHITAKE TOFU SAUTEShiitake cultivation dates back to 1209, during the Song Dynasty in China. Shitake mushrooms help to balance Qi. When combined with tofu, the body is offered a meal that tonifies Qi and removes toxins. WARM EGGPLANT SALADEggplant is an excellent food that supports healhty Liver function.Add a bit of vinegar for an extra liver boost.
Soaking the eggplant in slightly salted water brings out the bitterness and limits the absorption of oil.NUTTY GINGER BARLEYChinese barley is one of those simple to store foods that carries a big dose of support for the Stomach and Spleen. By adding ginger there's an extra element of warmth that nurtures the digestive system. In TCM, we say all healing happens first through a balanced digestive system. The seeds and nuts add great Kidney support.SHRIMP OVER WARM ESCAROLEBoost your kidney Qi with a shell fish like shrimp. This simple recipe supports Kidney, Heart, Lung and Stomach. Shell fish are great for bone health, while the leafy bitter greens help the Heart and Liver.CALMING CHICKEN AND LOTUS SEED SOUPThe lotus seed and mushrooms will strengthen the Spleen and Kidney which will have a calming impact on the Heart.CHINESE BARLEY WITH YAMChinese barley has been studied for its anti cancer properties. Combine barley with Chinese yams and the overall impact will support digestive health, boost energy, and reduce inflammation. It is also used to treat a variety menopausal symptoms.DATE NUT BREADMedjool dates, are brown in color and contain insoluble fiber, which is good for healthy digestion. They help prevent constipation and inflammation in the digestive tract and are also known to promote weight loss, support bone health, strengthen immunity, improve brain and heart health. These brown colored dates differ from Chinese red dates.