“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

Recipes

Foods are selected for their healing essence and ability to support specific organ function.

AUTUMN FRUIT COMPOTEWarm pears are the ideal fruit to support Lung function. Plums support Liver function. By adding pine nuts you also support Kidney function and maple syrup adds a warming element to the entire dish. Enjoy this as a meal or snack. Eat warm or at room temperature.
TOFU AND TOMATO STIR FRYTofu is an excellent source of protein and tomatoes along with the scallions will support the Heart and Liver. Make extra of this dish and use leftovers as a base for soup.
BEAN BURGERBlack beans are good for Kidney energy. By adding the leafy greens the Liver is also supported.
VEGGIE ROASTThis is a versatile recipe that can be made with any vegetables you have on hand. We chose root vegetables as well as greens to support the digestive system.
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.
NAPA CABBAGE WITH PEACHESNapa cabbage is a versatile vegetable that can be made into a salad, sauteed or added into soup. It has a long refrigerator life so experimenting with various recipes makes cooking easy. Napa cabbage is high in fiber so it's great for digestion, prevent constipation, has anti- inflammatory properties, and detoxifies the body.
POTATO, WATERMELON AND MANGO SALADA satisfying meal, this salad is great served warm or left over straight from the refrigerator. By combining these ingredients we support the Stomach and Kidney.
STRING BEANS AND GINGERString beans are an excellent food source that support healthy Liver function. Adding ginger introduces a warming element and is good for the digestive system.
Pinole CookiesPinole (pine nuts) and almonds have great healing benefits. Pinoles help strengthen the Kidney Qi, while almonds are beneficial for improving Lung function. Both of these ingredients (and more) in a healthy, simple to make cookie!
BAKED APPLES WITH WALNUTSThe old adage, an apple a day keeps the doctors away, is such a wise statement. Apples have a long growing season and therefore, have time to absorb messages from nature. Their essence carries "information" from the sun, the moon, rain, wind, heat and cold. A powerful fruit indeed!
ROASTED BRUSSEL SPROUTSBrussel sprouts support Liver function. Roasted or pan fried, these delicious veggies can be complimented by adding roasted nuts or red pepper.
BROCCOLI AND PINE NUTSThis delicious dish is easy to make and will support your Liver and Kidney function. Leftovers can be added to added to soups or served over rice.
OATMEAL AND FRESH APPLESThis warming breakfast allows the digestive system to wake-up gently setting the tone for the rest of your day. Add other fruits if you like for variety.
Dragon’s Way® TreatsThis all time favorite was developed 20 years ago for Dragon's Way participants. The ingredients support Kidney function, and are a good source of protein.
HALIBUT WITH ASPARAGUS AND MANGOThis fish dish is delicious, colorful and supports Kidney, Liver and Stomach functions. You can use other types of fish as well.
Nurturing SoupThis hearty soup is satisfying and supports healthy Stomach function.
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