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Recipes

Eating for healing is an exciting way to nurture your body. Foods are selected for their energetic abilities to enhance the body.

FENNEL FISH SAUTESimple and delicious this meal supports healthy Lung and Kidney function. Together these two organs keep the body strong and vital.
FENNEL BOWLOnions and Fennel support healthy Lung function. Fennel has a warming essence while onions help to detox the body.
ARUGULA RICE BOWLOnions, fennel and leafy greens support the immune system. Onions in particular have been used in TCM to reduce coughs and help promote sweating. Eating them in versatile recipes is also a great way to promote healthy Lung function.
LUFFA GOURD WITH RICE CAKE SOUPThis recipe was made with Luffa gourd, the kind that produces luffa (loofah) sponges! You will find these light green gourds in the Asian markets, late summer into fall so its a perfect food for that time of year.
SURPRISE KABOCHA SKINSWhen making kabocha soup, cut the skin off with a knife rather than a peeler. Include a bit of pulp on each piece - don’t throw them away! Make this savory and surprise side dish which includes all of the many benefits of this squash.
RED TOMATO SAUTEOnions are noted for anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties and aid the Lung during the cold and flu season. Tomatoes help strengthen the immune system to additionally fight colds and viruses.
OUTSTANDING VEGGIE DISHOnions support healthy Lung Function and stimulate the immune system as do the tomatoes. Together they are good choices for the flu and cold season.
SCALLOPS WITH VEGETABLESScallops support healthy Kidney function. Adding the onions support the Lung while the tomatoes support the immune system.
ZUCCHINI PINE NUT BOWLPine nuts in Chinese medicine will aid the digestive system and help support immune health. They are the seed of pine trees which enjoy long life! Zucchini and tomatoes are summer foods that moisture and nurture the body and help to release toxins.
VEGGIE DILL WRAPA hearty yet light meal to fortify the digestive system, dill is the magic ingredient!
SHRIMP WITH SPROUTSThe Kidney will love this dish, and these sprouts will help detoxify the Liver!
FRESH PEA SOUPEnjoy this light soup which is so good for your Liver and Kidney.
YUMMY PEASAny vegetable grown on a vine is great for the Liver, so this pea dish fits the bill.
BROCCOLI RABE AND VEGGIE MIXThis veggies is most tender during the Spring season and helps support healthy Liver function. Its bitter taste makes broccoli rabe a good selection for Heart health as well.
ARUGULA AND EGGSSpring is the best time to support the Liver. Including arugula, spinach, mustard greens all support healthy Liver function.
DANDELION WITH CHICKPEASNothing is better for the Liver energy than the humble dandelion! Chickpeas and sesame will add a bit of sweetening.
MUSHROOM AND CHESTNUT STEWChestnuts support the Kidney while mushrooms boost the immune system. This recipe packs a 1 - 2 punch. Eat as a stew or over rice for a complete meal.
CHINESE BARLEY AND MUSHROOM SOUPChinese barley is one of the best foods for healthy digestive system support while mushrooms have a cleansing action and help the immune system. Here are two ways to prepare this nourishing and balancing soup.
GINGER SCALLION UDON NOODLE SOUPGinger and scallion together are a great cold fighting remedy. Bone broth supports the Kidney and with the udon noodles, this soup is super healthy and comforting in winter weather. Buy udon noodles at an Asian grocery store or use leftover spaghetti as an alternative.
KABOCHA WITH GINGERKabocha is an excellent food to support the digestive system. Add ginger for additional digestive benefits. No need to waste any part of the Kabocha.  Bake the strips in a 350 oven.  Drizzle honey and sprinkle brown sugar on the strips before baking. Bake for 25 minutes.
SNOW PEA GREENSDelicious and easy to make, this dish supports healthy Liver function, ease digestive issues and helps to promote urination.
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