July 29, 2012

Goji Power Balls

Ingredients:

  • 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
Optional:

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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November 21, 2011

Sesame-Walnut-Pumpkin Seed Crackers

Ingredients:

  • 'Hēi Zhī Má' Sesamum indicum (Black sesame seed) - Tonify Yin
  • 'Hé Táo Rén' Juglans regia (Walnut) - Tonify Yang
  • 'Nán Guā Zǐ'  Cucurbita moschata (Pumpkin seed) - Expels Parasites
  • 'Cōng Bái' Allium fistulosum (Scallion/green onion) - Release Exterior
  • 'Hú Jiāo' Piper nigrum (Black Pepper) -  Warm Interior
 

Directions:

  1. In a food processor combine the following:
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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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