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Avocado, roasted tomatoes and egg on toast


August 4, 2017 0 comments Recipes

This is nutritious and tasty lunch. Eggs and avocado in Chinese Medicine are good for building yin and ‘blood’.   Avocado contains lots of vitamins but also oleic acid, a fat which is contained in olive oil and believed to have … Continued

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Squash Salad with Tahini Dressing


August 23, 2016 0 comments Recipes

This is a lovely salad with a vibrant array of colours, perfect for eating outdoors on a sunny day. Squash builds Qi or energy, is easy on the digestion and the herbs help relieve stagnant energy. Mint is cooling and … Continued

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Eating to build ‘Blood’ and Yin


August 19, 2015 0 comments Health, Recipes

Summer is the time of salads. In Chinese Medicine eating with the seasons is advocated, so eating salads and some raw foods in the summer is seen as living harmoniously with nature. So while we’ve still got some summer left, thought I’d … Continued

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Eating for the Summer


July 4, 2014 0 comments Recipes

Chinese Medicine advises eating appropriately for the seasons. Out go the stews and soups of winter and in come more raw or lightly cooked foods. The key word here is more; a completely raw food diet would be seen as … Continued

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