January 12, 2018
In the new year, the important things are still to have smooth bowel movement, eat well and sleep peacefully. Good sleep gives your body energy to take on new challenges. If you’re always tired, you won’t have energy to get anything done! The soup today calms the mind and can give you a good nights rest, improve memory to give you the brain power to put your plans in action!
Sleep well soup- pumpkin soup with apples and poria with hostwood
Ingredients: 300g pumpkin (about 1/2 catty), 2 apples, 15g poria with hostwood, 4 seedless red dates, 40g peanuts, 30g red beans
Preparation: rinse all ingredients thoroughly. Peel and seed pumpkin and cut into pieces. Peel and core apples and cut into pieces. Combine all ingredients with 2000ml of water and cook on high heat until boiling. Turn to low heat and simmer for 1 hours. Add salt to taste.
Effects: calms the heart and mind. Improves pale complexion, forgetfulness, and insomnia.
Note: not suitable for those recovering from a cold or flu.