Recipes — adrenal support

Auspicious 88 Clove Garlic and Ginger Soup

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Auspicious 88 Clove Garlic and Ginger Soup

Traditional Chinese Medicine Properties: Warming, stimulates the immune system, supports the lungs, supports digestion and a healthy stomach and spleen, anti-inflammatory, anti-biotic.   Don’t let the sheer volume of garlic in this recipe intimidate you. It is a smooth soup with a mild, deep flavor that is easy to digest. The garlic mellows and combines with the other ingredients to turn into something wonderful. This soup is super-powerful and perfect for when that crummy feeling seems like it just won’t go away.   Ingredients: 44 cloves of garlic peeled 44 cloves of garlic unpeeled 1 cup white onion, minced 1/2...

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Instant Pot/Slow-Cooker Lentil and Quinoa Stew

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Instant Pot/Slow-Cooker Lentil and Quinoa Stew

This is one of my go-to meals when I'm feeling a little run-down. It's quick to prepare and doesn't require a lot of energy. It's all in one pot. And it really helps me feel more solid and grounded.   Traditional Chinese Medicine Properties: Warming thermal nature. Reduces dampness. Supports the kidneys. Tonifies the stomach and spleen.     INGREDIENTS: 1 tablespoon Olive Oil 1 tablespoon Balsamic Vinegar 1 Red Onion, diced 4 Cloves Garlic, minced 1 Bell Pepper, Red, diced 1 teaspoon Salt 1 Sweet Potato, cubed 1 teaspoon Black Pepper 1 cup Lentils, red, dry 1 cup raw...

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Cheesy, Dairy-free Root Vegetable Lasagna

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Cheesy, Dairy-free Root Vegetable Lasagna

Traditional Chinese Medicine Properties: Warming thermal nature, Spleen/Stomach supportive, blood-building, Lung supportive, Kidney supportive.   This lasagna takes a little time to assemble, but I love that you can do it ahead of time and just bake it when you’re ready. It's very hearty and will make both vegetarians and non-vegetarians very happy. I included instructions for meat and meatless alike. When it comes to the lasagna noodles, I found some that are “ready-to-bake” at my local grocery store. Given that we don’t get the widest selection here in SE Louisiana, I’m sure you’ll be able to find them just...

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Bone Broth

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Bone Broth

  Bone Broth Recipe   Chinese Medicine Properties: warming, hot in nature, Kidney and adrenal yang, blood and qi building Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 6-12 hours   Bone broth is used as a nourishing food in many traditional cultures. It can be dressed up with many different flavors and seasonings to suit your taste or it can be kept simple. Bone broth can be used as a stand-alone tonic, consumed hot to start a meal, as a snack, or it can be used as a base for soups and other dishes to increase their nutritional value. Bone broth...

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Heart-Warming Granola

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Heart-Warming Granola

Traditional Chinese Medicine Properties: Warming thermal nature, benefits kidney yang, strengthens spleen-pancreas, builds and regulates qi, supports a healthy heart and cardiovascular system. I love Granola. I don’t love paying eight dollars for a tiny bag just to avoid highly processed ingredients. So I wrote a recipe, now I don’t have to, and neither do you. You’ll find that this fresh, homemade granola is far tastier than any store-bought granola. It’s also much healthier, since it’s made with quinoa as well as oats, unrefined coconut oil, and is lower in sugar. The quinoa is an “extra” step but it adds...

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