“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

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

ASPARAGUS STIR FRYAsparagus has a warm essence which is good for the digestive system. It can also help relive inflammatory issues as well as releasing dampness.
FRIED RICERice is known for its ability to strengthen QI and Blood which makes it good for the Stomach and Spleen. It has been a staple in many cultures for 1,000 of years. Follow along to learn the how-too of fried rice, then substitute your favorite vegetables or other ingredients.
VEGGIE OMELETTEEasy to make and a good way to use left over veggies. Eggs represent new life and are a great source of protein.
YUMMY LEFTOVER SOUPHave leftover soup or vegetables? Don’t let them go to waste! Refresh the flavor and create a new, yummy dish.
CREATIVE LEFTOVER STIR-FRYWe love leftovers. They bring out the creative cook in all of us. We're all about Qi and intuition so enjoy using your leftovers to make am unusual, tasty meal.
WAKE-UP BREAKFAST BOWLSome days you just want more protein!  Eggs combined with beans offer a great boost for your morning activities.
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.
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.
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.
WOOD MUSHROOM SAUTEWood mushrooms are great to support healthy Liver and Kidney function. It is known as the best herb to prevent cancer.
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.
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.
VERSATILE 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.
MONICA’S WATERMELON SALADYou will love this salad for lunch or dinner or just a snack! There's a sweet and salty twist to this meal. Its cooling effect is refreshing and adds hydration to the body.
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