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TCM Recipes

Traditional Chinese Medicine encompasses food therapy which uses an awareness of how different foods affect the way our organs interact with our internal energy flows, our minds and emotions. One of the most important rules of TCM food therapy is to enjoy your meals and accept that food can make you feel great. You can use food to stop the hunger pains and to enjoy the taste in your mouth, or you can also use it to improve your health. So before you eat, think about how you feel and how you want to feel, and let tuning into the seasons and your body become your way of life.

(from Food For The Seasons – Eat Well and Stay Healthy the Traditional Chinese Way by Professor Lun Wong, Kath Knapsey – Availabe from Reception)

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“TCM is life medicine because it encompasses prevention and healing, mind, body and spirit.”
Professor Lun Wong

Gluten Free & Vegan Banana Bread

There are a few extra ingredients included in this recipe that make it extra special such as vanilla extract, desiccated coconut, pecans and cinnamon.
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Chestnut & Pumpkin Soup

Chestnut season has arrived, hallelujah! These delicious nuts are low in calories and rich in minerals, vitamins and phytonutrients and an excellent source of dietary fibre.
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Vegetable Lasagne

This delicious recipe is definitely worthy of sharing. The stand out feature that makes it different from other lasagne recipes is the lemon ricotta to replace béchamel and a tasty tomato sauce full of capers and olives.
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Three Colour Noodle Seaweed salad

Seaweed is cooling in nature and is one of the most nutrient rich foods containing iodine, vitamin K, magnesium, iron, calcium and the B-vitamins folate, riboflavin and panthothenix acid.
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Spring Vegetable Coconut Curry Recipe

Spring Vegetable Coconut Curry Recipe

In a large skillet or wok, melt the coconut oil or ghee over medium heat. Add the mustard seeds and cook for a minute...
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SHITAKE MUSHROOMS WITH TOFU

Shitake Mushrooms with Tofu

Shitake Mushrooms are good for the Stomach, blood and energy. Peas are an excellent toner for the Spleen in Spring.
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Spring green vegetable stir fry with lemon-ginger sauce

Savour all the flavours of spring in every bite with this elegant, seasonal stir fry.
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Benefits of Bone Broth

Medicinal Bone Broth Recipe Using Chinese Herbs

Place bones, vegetables, vinegar, bay leaf, peppercorns and garlic (if using) in a large soup pot.
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Chicken Broth Recipe Using Chinese Herbs

Heat on low for 10-12 hours then strain. Add Chinese herbs to broth for the last hour of cooking.
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Medicine in a Cup

Boost your Qi & build blood with a Ginger & Garlic Soup that will help fight the cold, flu and sinus infection during the colder months!
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