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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)


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

Vanilla Lavender Linen Mist

Lavender's clean, calm, fresh and floral scent notes makes it a must for every home! It's adaptable aroma has made it popular for soaps, cleaners and even decoration.
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Calming Green Tea Face Mask

This Seaweed Green Tea Face Mask is wonderful for calming inflammation and creating even skin tone.
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Marzipan Body Scrub

Cocoa is packed with antioxidants, brown sugar gently exfoliates, olive oil softens the skin and almond essence ties everything together.
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Asparagus and Broccoli Soup

Trim woody ends from asparagus and dice them finely into small pieces. Do the same with the broccoli so it can cook through quickly and retain all the green freshness.
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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 are good for the Stomach, blood and energy. Peas are an excellent toner for the Spleen in Spring.
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