July 16, 2013

Gluten-Free Flax & Hemp Seed Health Bars ( 亞麻仁 , 火麻仁)

gluten free flax-and-hemp-bars These delicious health bars are gluten-free and are protein rich with various seeds and nuts.


  • 2 Cups lightly salted roasted pecans
  • 1 Cup crispy rice cereal (gluten-free)
  • 1 Cup old-fashioned oats (gluten-free)
  • 2/3 Cup roasted unsalted sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 Cup raisins
  • 1/2 Cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 Cup dry roasted Flax Seeds 'Ya Ma Ren' 亞麻仁
  • ¼ cup hemp seeds ‘Huo Ma Ren’ 火麻仁
  • 1/4 Cup vegan & gluten free chocolate chips
  • 2/3 Cup brown rice syrup
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    July 29, 2012

    Goji Power Balls


    • 3 tablespoons dried Goji berries
    • 3 tablespoon mixed seeds (pumpkin, sunflower, buckwheat, sesame, etc.)
    • 2 tablespoon dried cherries (or other dried fruit of your choice)
    • 3 pitted dried dates, roughly chopped
    • 3 tablespoon almonds
    • 1 teaspoon honey
    • 2 squares of dark chocolate, chopped

    June 20, 2012

    Sesame Seed Squares (Sweet Medicine Dessert)

    Sesame As Medicine

    Black sesame seeds strengthen vitality and longevity.  To reap the benefits, they should be used frequently over a long period of time.  Like most seeds, black sesame seeds are moistening to the body's resources.  They also can strengthen the tissues of the low back and knees, keep the hair strong and nourish the ears (all kidney organ/channel functions).  They can also the moisten the bowels for constipation (unless they are toasted, which will diminish this oily quality).

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    June 8, 2011

    Flax, Hemp & Sesame Seeded Rye Rolls (Huo Ma Ren, Ya Ma Ren, Hei Zhi Ma)

    Seeds, nuts, and/or dried fruits of your choice such as:
    • Flaxseeds (~1/2 cup) Ya Ma Ren (Drain Downward)
    • Hemp Seeds ( ~3/4 cup)Huo Ma Ren (Drain Downward)
    • Black sesame seeds (~1/2 cup) Hei Zhi Ma (Tonify Yin)
    • Chopped walnuts (~3/4 cup) Hu Tao Ren (Tonify Yang)
    • Sunflower seeds (~1/2 cup)
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