Recipes for the Five Elements

In the last blog we talked about the relationship between the five elements and the five important organs. Here we have included some recipes which are particularly beneficial to each organ. But always bear in mind that for the long term, we seek for a harmonious relationship with our five organs. So it is essential for us to include a diversified yet balanced range of food in our diet.

Directions

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add in onions, green bell pepper and crushed chili flakes; sauté until soft. Put in chili powder, paprika, tomato sauce, stewed tomatoes and season with salt and add in sugar to taste if needed. Add in beans; mix to combine and simmer for about 1 hour. Serve mixed or over rice.

Did you know?

1 cup of cooked red kidney beans contains 16.2 g of protein? It is also good for lowering cholesterol and reducing the risk of heart disease

Directions

Toss spinach and kale in large bowl, top with cherry tomatoes and avocado. Blend all ingredients for the dressing. Mix with salad and serve.

Did you know?

Avocado is naturally sodium, sugar and cholesterol free? It is also the only fruit that contains heart-healthy mono-unsaturated fat

Directions

Combine broth, corn & onion in a saucepan and bring to boil, then reduce heat and simmer until onion is tender. Stir in pumpkin. Cover and simmer until thoroughly heated. Add almond milk, salt and pepper. Cook and stir until thoroughly heated.

Did you know?

1 cup of cooked contains over 200% of your recommended daily intake of Vitamin A? It is great for your eyes (visions)

Directions

Combine all ingredients in a high-speed blender and blend until smooth. Serve immediately.

Did you know?

Bananas are rich in potassium which promotes circulatory health. It also contains tryptophan which gives you good mood!

Directions

In a small bowl, mix ginger, garlic, water, coconut sugar, chili-garlic sauce, soy sauce and cornstarch. Add salt to taste. Heat the oil in a large frying pan or wok over medium high heat. Add the eggplant and shiitake mushrooms and cook, stirring frequently until the eggplant soften. Add onion and cook for 5 more minutes. Stir in the sauce and cook until it has thickened. Remove from the heat and serve immediately

Did you know?

Shiitake mushrooms can support immune system, boost brain health and yet it is very low in calories!

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