Traditional Chinese medicine believes that cold is Yin evil, and the coldest solar term is also the period when Yin evil is most abundant. From the perspective of diet health, we should pay special attention to eat more warm food in daily diet to supplement the body and prevent the invasion of cold climate on human body. In the daily food, the hot food mainly includes trout, pepper, cinnamon, prickly ash, etc.; the warm food includes glutinous rice, sorghum rice, bean, leek, fennel, coriander, shepherd’s purse, asparagus, mustard, pumpkin, ginger, onion, garlic, apricot, peach, date, laurel, lychee, papaya, cherry, pomegranate, plum, rafter, bergamot, chestnut, walnut, apricot, etc Kernel, mutton, pig liver, pork tripe, ham, dog meat, chicken, goat milk, goose egg, eel, bighead carp, silver carp, shrimp, sea cucumber, light vegetable, clam, wine, etc. In particular, the cold season is a good time to eat spicy hot pot and braised mutton. Here are a few recipes for cold food:
Angelica ginger mutton soup: Angelica 20 g, ginger 30 g, mutton 500 g, yellow wine, seasoning amount. Wash the mutton, cut it into pieces, add angelica, ginger, rice wine and seasoning, stew for 1-2 hours, eat meat and drink soup. It has the function of warming blood, dispelling cold and strengthening the body. It is suitable for people who are tired, pale and afraid of cold.
Red ginseng porridge: 1 deer kidney (or sheep kidney), 3 G red ginseng, 100 g rice, a little seasoning. Cut the kidney, remove the white tendon, cut it into pieces, beat the red ginseng into pieces, wash the rice, add some water and seasoning, cook for 1 hour. It has the functions of invigorating yang, filling essence and filling marrow. It is suitable for the people with deficiency of kidney yang, such as weakness, weakness of waist and knees, chills, deafness and tinnitus, sexual dysfunction, etc.
Walnut kernel cake: 50g walnut kernel (or walnut kernel), 250g flour, a little sugar, beat walnut kernel into pieces, mix with flour, add some water, stir evenly, and burn it for pancake. It has the functions of Tonifying the kidney and preventing cold, moistening the intestines and defecating. It is suitable for people with kidney deficiency, lumbago and leg weakness, chills and chills, dry stool and other deficiency of lung and kidney.