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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.

BARLEY AND LILY BULB CEREALThis recipe will support the Lung and Spleen function which will aid in the release of mucus. This recipe is also good for chronic cough. Barely is also an anti-cancer food.
TOMATO ARUGULA SOUPThis soup supports the Heart and Liver while giving overall support to your Stomach function. For variety and Kidney support, add a few pieces of shrimp 3 minutes prior to serving.
CHINESE BROCCOLIChinese broccoli is an essential leafy green that supports the immune system, helps to detoxify the body and contains anti-inflammatory properties. Eaten regularly, this veggie offers excellent support to the Liver.
KABOCHA TOMATO SOUPWinter squash or Kabocha helps to resolve phlegm, strengthen Qi and supports healthy Stomach/Spleen function making it a perfect immunity boosting soup.
SIMPLY SIMPLE SEAWEED SOUPSeaweeds have a salty taste. They can soften hardness, reduce masses, disperse accumulation, resolve phlegm, and cleanses heat to name a few benefits.
EGGPLANT SOUPThis recipe can be amended by omitting the boiling water and adding the eggplant over pasta or rice. Eggplant is beneficial to support healthy Liver function. The seeds make this a vegetable with an Earth consciousness as well.
BETH’S BERRY-BERRY DELIGHTThis sweet dish can change the taste of various dishes including barley cereal, oatmeal, nuts, pancakes, stewed apples and more. Strawberries are cooling in nature and are cooling to help with a dry throat. Raspberries bring a healing essence to the Kidney and Liver.
CLARE’S GO-TO BREAKFASTWarm fruit brings a healing essence to the digestive system. When adding warming herbs such as cinnamon or cardamon, Stomach function is supported. The addition of roasted walnuts offers additional support for Kidney energy.
EGG DROP SOUP WITH FENNELFennel adds great flavor to the soup and acts as a tourist guide to bring the nutrients from the egg and tomatoes to the Kidney.
BARLEY AND MUNG BEAN CEREALTogether barley and mung beans team-up to strengthen the digestive system and support future health. Mung beans enhances Liver function while barley strengthens the digestive system.
VERSATILE MUSHROOM SOUPUse this recipe as a base for soup and add your favorite greens. Leftovers can be used to create yet another versatile soup! TCM looks to mushrooms to enhance immunity.
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.
POACHED EGG OVER QUINOIEggs are a perfect balance of yin and yang. Here’s a satisfying breakfast or brunch with this amazing message.
TARO ROOT SIDE DISHSimilar to the potato in texture, taro has a sweet and pungent taste, and packs more benefits. It is beneficial to the digestive system and the Lung/Large Intestine as well. Try this simple recipe.
SUMMER CORN SALADCorn is a great summer food and supports the digestive system. Save the corn silk from your corn cobs! When boiled, these fibers create a delicious tea to help rebalance your digestive system.
FRESH PEA SOUPEnjoy this light soup which is so good for your Liver and Kidney.
FIVE ELEMENT BEAN SOUPAll the five elements are in this soup. Can you name them? Enjoy this sweet soup for breakfast or dinner.
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