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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.

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.
CELEBRATORY DINNERHonor your cravings. The body is guiding you. Every food carries an energetic essence that brings support to the body. Don't doubt your cravings. Use them as your guide. What are you in the mood for?
SIMPLE SOUPThe concept of simple takes the stress out of cooking. Great soups can be made by using simple ingredients.
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.
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.
YOUR CHOICEFood cravings are messages from the body asking for support. Eating what you crave is a way to honor the body. What tastes will satisfy you now? Go ahead and enjoy that food and eat until you are 80% full.
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.
MUSHROOM & TOMATO SOUPMushrooms have been used medicinally as a healing food for centuries and are known to boost the immune system. Tomatoes are helpful in cooling the body and in clearing toxins. As a combo, they are a powerful meal to support the body.
EASY SOUPSometimes you just need to make a quick meal! Add fish or left over chicken for a protein boost. The warming essence of this meal will support your digestive system. Add some fish or chicken for a protein boost.
MUSSEL SOUPHere’s a simple soup to support Kidney function and fortify the body’s energy.
RED LENTIL SOUPRed lentils help to regulate water and tonify Qi. They support the Kidney, Heart, Stomach and Spleen.
CHICKPEA AND CABBAGE SOUPThe lowly cabbage is inexpensive and widely available all year round. It has a multitude of health benefits from the Eastern as well as the Western perspective. Known for its ability to cleanse the body and support cardiovascular health, it is a TCM remedy for colds and constipation. Chickpeas are a super food for digestion. Per TCM, they strengthen the spleen and heart and help clear dampness from the body.
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.
SHRIMP AND VEGETABLE SOUPShrimp aids in warming the body and enhancing Kidney energy. Winter is the Kidney’s season, so a perfect time to have it. Adding ginger enhances it’s warming essence.
FENNEL NOODLE SOUPA delicious and quick soup, it’s warm and nurturing and perfect for the winter months. Supports healthy Kidney, Lung and Liver function.
SAVORY MUNG BEAN SOUP ITALIAN STYLEMild tasting mung beans are a super food! Their many health benefits include their ability to fight inflammation and detox the body. Adding Italian herbs will aid digestion as well as enhance the immune system.
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