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Yang Tonic Quinoa Soup by Paz Vizcarra from Tao to Wellness

In traditional Chinese Medicine, Yang is warmth, activity, movement & vitality. When yang is deficient there may be signs such as low back ache around the menses, low energy, low libido, low temperature after ovulation or slow growth of the embryo.

Common foods that nourish yang include chicken, lamb, goat, lobster, salmon, shrimp, mussel, quinoa, garlic, leek, onion, scallion, walnut, anise, basil, black pepper, cinnamon, cloves, dill, fennel, ginger, rosemary & ginseng

YANG TONIC QUINOA SOUP

10 GRAMS (2 TSP) RED GINSENG ROOT

1 CUP SPROUTED QUINOA
4 POTATOES
5 CUPS LAMB BONE BROTH
5 GRAMS (1 TSP) CORDYCEPS MUSHROOM CARROTS
RED PEPPER
CHILI PEPPER
GINGER ONIONS GARLIC
GOAT BUTTER

1. COOK GINSENG IN LAMB BONE BROTH 40 MINUTES
2. SAUTEE ONIONS AND GARLIC IN GOAT BUTTER, ADD POTATOES, SAUTE UNTIL GOLDEN
3. REMOVE GINSENG FROM BROTH
4. ADD QUINOA, CORDYCEPS, POTATOES COOK FOR 20 MINUTES
5. ADD CARROTS, RED PEPPER, CHILI PEPPER AND GINGER. COOK FOR ANOTHER 10 MINUTES

 

Enjoy!

Paz Vizcarra, L.Ac.

Tao to Wellness

809 Hearst Ave

Berkeley, CA 94710