In Chinese Medicine we look at the traditional healing properties of foods, spices, and herbs. These recipes are categorized into 5 organ specific folders. Each recipe folder recognizes the Chinese 5 Element Theory associated with organ pairs, seasons, weather patterns, tastes, colors, and emotions. Use the recipes as a guide to help nourish ailments or increase greater health. You will find many recipes nourish several organs, all at once!
We encourage you to add or take things out as desired, and have fun with creating a nourishing meal!
You will find each recipe on our Pinterest page.
Recipes for Summer (Heart & Small Intestine)
FIRE > SUMMER > RED > JOY & CLARITY
Weakness in Heart & Small Intestine can manifest as fever, headache, insomnia, irritability, depression, scattered mind, excess or no laughter, poor circulation, & memory loss. When we want clarity, we look to nourish the Small Intestine. These foods help calm and focus the mind & bring nourishment to these organs.