February 2, 2015

Purple Yam and Goji Berry Pancakes

IMG_3282This Asian recipe uses the beautiful and unusual purple yam. We blend the smooth texture of the yam with sweet rice flour, and accent this with a sweet, nutty filling. The dessert also happens to be wheat-free, dairy-free, and vegan.  This purple yam is in the same botanical family (Dioscorea) as the white Asian yam 'Shan Yao'.

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August 12, 2010

Mung Bean Pancakes

Mung beans clear heat (especially summer-heat) for thirst and irritibility and other symptoms of excess heat.  Mung beans also detoxify the body and can help clear out residues of pesticides stemming from eating too many non-organic foods.  The detoxification effects of mung beans can also treat the symptoms of food poisoning due to the consumption of spoiled food. Ingredients: 1 lb Dried Peeled Mung Beans 2 tsp Salt 1 cup of Chopped Shitake Mushrooms (optional) 1 cup of Chopped Scallions (optional) 1 lb Ground Beef or Pork or Chicken (optional) 1 cup of Kimchee (if you happened to have some for taste)

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