Summer Recipes

Summer Recipe: Gou Qi Zi & Fresh Cherry Ice Cream

August 1, 2021

Yvonne Lau, Mayway President

Cool off from the inside out with this delicious and healthy twist on an old summer favorite! Making ice cream in a high-power blender is an easy way to incorporate more luscious seasonal fruits to enhance dessert, while using the whole fruit for the added nutrients and fiber.

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Huang Bai Summer Soup

August 4, 2020

Yvonne Lau, President of Mayway

Huang Bai Summer Soup

Huang Bai Summer Soup is a simple and nourishing soup that is perfect to clear Summer Heat and strengthen the middle Jiao. Making use of the corn cob after cutting off the kernels, in combination with the sweet crispness of carrots and sharpness of dried ginger make for a balanced and nutrient-rich treat.

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Cooling Summer Herbal Teas

July 14, 2020

Janet L. Borges, MSTCM, Dipl. AC & CH (NCCAOM), L.Ac.

Five Flowers Tea

Five Flowers Tea, or Wu hua cha 五花茶 is a traditional Chinese folk tea, enjoyed especially during the summer months by Cantonese people in the hot and humid south. Sweet and slightly cold, its’ main TCM functions are to clear heat and toxins, drain dampness, promote urination, cool blood, and alleviate summertime wind-heat.

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Summer Recipe: Gou Qi Zi Soda

August 22, 2017

Homemade soda allows you to adjust the recipe to your tastes and create new variations depending on what fruits, herbs and spices you have on hand.

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Chilled Mung Bean & Coconut Milk Dessert Soup

August 18, 2016

Mrs. Meilin Lau, Mayway Founder

This chilled dessert soup is a family favorite made by Mrs. Meilin Lau, the mother of Mayway's four sibling owners. Mrs. Lau is Chinese, but grew up in Vietnam where her mother often prepared sweet Vietnamese soups or porridges known as chè for breakfast.

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Light Herb Steamed Cod

July 31, 2014

Laura Stropes, L.Ac.

This combination of cod together with Gou Qi Zi/lycii berries, Long Yan Rou/logan berries and Sheng Jiang/fresh ginger makes this recipe sweet and tasty while being nourishing to the skin, eyes and Heart. This delicious, light mixture is known to have clearing properties for the whole system. Read More

Barley and Hawthorn Tea

July 31, 2014

Laura Stropes, L.Ac.

Summer is a time for barbeques with friends and family. More often than not we overdo the grilled meats and spicy sauces causing indigestion. Here is a tasty way to bring TCM into your summer fun. Skip the sugary soft drinks and iced tea and try a tea made of Shan Zha/hawthorn berries and Mai Ya/barley sprouts or malt.

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