August 27, 2013

Organic Chicken Soup with Herbs

Dried Red Jujubees 'Da Zao'


  • One half of an organic chicken without skin, or 6 oz organic boneless, skinless chicken (If you can find a black chicken in an Asian market, that's the best!)
  • 5 pieces of dried Asian yam 'Shan Yao'
  • 3-5 slices of Reishi Mushroom 'Ling Zhi'
  • 2 Tbs of 'Xiao Xi' Wine
  • 2 Tbs of Job's Tears 'Yi Yi Ren'
  • 4 dried Red Jujube Dates 'Da Zao'
  • 1 Tbs Southern Apricot Seeds 'Nan Xin Ren'
  • 1 Tbs Northern Apricot Seeds 'Bei Xin Ren'
  • Sea salt to taste
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February 3, 2013

Golden Milk with Turmeric (Jiāng Huāng 薑黃 )

Golden Milk Drink

The delicious drink called 'Golden Milk' can be made by adding 1/8 - 1/4 teaspoon organic dried turmeric powder to a cup of warm milk on the stove (cow milk, goat milk or any one of the delicious nut milks*). Fresh Turmeric Root and Powder Fresh Turmeric Root and Powder

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February 2, 2012

Green Tea Cookies

Green Tea, Camellia sinensis, is a cold and bitter leaf that can be used for cooking in powdered form.  It's medicinal benefits include:
  • Clearing Heat & Harmonizing the stomach (digestive issues, hiccups, etc.)
  • Dispeling Dampness
  • Clears the head (headache)
  • Modern Research show an antineoplastic effect
  • Modern Research demonstrates its ability to decreases cholesterol
  • Ingredients:

    • 3/4 cup confectioner’s sugar
    • 5 oz. unsalted butter, cut into cubes
    • 1 3/4 cups brown rice flour
    • 3 large egg yolks
    • 1 1/2 Tbsp. matcha (powdered green tea)
    • 1 cup unrefined sugar (for coating)
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    June 14, 2010

    Goji Berries ‘Gou Qi Zi’ – Western Research & Asian Functions


    There is a lot of research currently being done on the effects of Goji berries.  Studies show that Goji berries have an overall positive effect on the functions of the body, including sleep, mood, mental clarity and energy.

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