Six best health soups for August
The time is August, when the summer heat is not gone, and it will be transferred to autumn. In this season, people are prone to lack of appetite, the body consumes a lot of body fluid, and the nutrients are easily lost, especially inorganic salts.
At this time we must not only increase the absorption of vegetables, but also drink more soup!
Today, Xiaowei will introduce you to six classic soups that are suitable for August to relieve heat and dampness, and nourish yin and lungs!
Recipe 1: Prunella Vulgaris Black Bean Soup. Prunella vulgaris is a traditional Chinese medicine commonly used for diet in summer and summer in Guangdong.
Chinese medicine believes that it is cold, tastes bitter, and has the functions of clearing fire, eyesight, loosening and swelling.
Black beans are commonly used as food supplements in Guangdong. Some people mistakenly think that it is hot and dry. In fact, Chinese medicine believes that it is flat and sweet, and has the effects of nourishing the spleen, water, and detoxification.
Traditional Chinese medicine also believes that it can nourish the kidney yin, moisturize the lungs, dry the wind, and promote blood circulation to detoxify.
The two are combined into a soup, which is used in this summer and autumn and summer, as well as tonifying kidney water and calming the liver.
Ingredients: 30 grams of prunella vulgaris, 50 grams of black beans, moderate sugar.
Method: Soak the prunella vulgaris, wash it, pack it with gauze or soup bag, soak the black beans, and wash them. Put them into a clay pot together, add 1250 ml of water (about 5 bowls), and change to a fire pot after the boiled pot is boiled.About 30-40 minutes, add the right amount of rock sugar.
Recipe 2: Lotus Tang Biguo Decoction Luo Han’s fruit is cool and sweet, and has anti-inflammatory and heat-reducing effects, soothing throat and throat.
Its peel can also be used to soak water or make soup.
In addition to the lotus roots can nourish the lungs and relieve heat, it can also strengthen the spleen and promote appetite.
The elderly often eat ravioli, and can also implement the effect of nourishing blood and rejuvenating and prolonging life.
In addition, the ingredients of this sweet soup are cold, the stomach is cold, and people with diarrhea should not eat more.
Ingredients: 2 Luo Han Guo, lotus root section, about 10 red dates, rock sugar section.
Method: Wash the red dates with water and soak them in water for later use, then wash the outer skin of Luo Han Guo, gently pat the shell with a knife, and remove the flesh.
Peel the lotus root, wash it, and cut into thin slices.
Then add Luo Han pulp and red dates to the pot and add 1.
After about 5 liters of water, boil over high heat, and then change to a simmering pot for 20 minutes.
Finally, add lotus root slices and rock sugar, and simmer for another 15 minutes.
Recipe 3: Apple Tremella Soup Apple is mixed with crude fiber, which can promote gastrointestinal motility, assist the human body to expel wastes smoothly, and reduce harmful substances to the skin.
Apple also contains a lot of trace elements such as magnesium, sulfur, iron, copper, iodine, manganese, zinc, etc., which can make the skin delicate, smooth, rosy and shiny.
Tremella fungus is a natural and natural botanical gum. With its soothing effect, long-term use can moisturize and remove melasma and freckles on the face.
Apple Tremella Soup, refreshed and annealed, nourishing Qi.
Ingredients: apple, white fungus, lily, lotus seed.
Method: Bubble the Tremella for more than 4 hours, cut into small flowers, and soak the lotus seeds with warm water for two hours.
Then, the apples were washed and cut into pieces, and the white fungus, lily and lotus seeds were put into the pot, and then boiled on high heat for half an hour.
Finally, add jujube, pour in apples, add rock sugar, and simmer slowly for more than an hour.
Recipe 4: Lotus leaf melon pot Laoya Tang melon contains vitamin C decomposition, and high potassium content, sodium content replacement, hypertension, kidney disease, edema and other patients eat it, can achieve swelling without hurting righteousness.
Glycolic acid contained in melon can effectively inhibit the conversion of sugars into trace amounts. In addition, the melon itself does not contain trace amounts and the conversion is not high. It is of great significance to prevent the body from gaining weight and can make the body fit.
The fresh lotus leaves in the soup clear the heat and dampen the heat, and the melon clears the heat and relieves the heat, and the old male duck can nourish the yin and nourish the blood, and benefit the stomach.
The combination of the three can both clear away heat and relieve heat and dampness, and can also benefit the stomach.
Ingredients: One piece of fresh lotus leaf, one to half a catty of fresh winter melon, and half a catty of male duck meat.
Method: Wash the above three kinds of food, put them into a clay pot together, add water to make a soup, season with salt, and drink soup to eat melon and duck meat.
Recipe 5: Bamboo Duck Old Duck Soup Bamboo Duck Old Duck Soup, especially suitable for hot summer, has a good effect of summer heat and dampness, nourishing qi and nourishing yin, nourishing lungs and clearing heat.
Bamboo soup with duck soup is an excellent and classic match.
Because bamboo skewers and old ducks are foods that are cooler in nature, they are not easy to get angry in summer. Ingredients: half a duck, 10 grams of Dendrobium, 1 bag of bamboo shoots, 1 small piece of ginger, 1 section of Beijing onion, 20 ml cooking wine, 2 liters of water, 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, MSG.
Method: Duck after washing, cut into pieces, soak Dendrobium for 10 minutes and put it into a soup bag. Ginger pat the flat, cut the green onions into small pieces. Put the duck pieces with ginger and green onions in the pot and pour the water.Remove the duck, ginger and spring onion after boiling the bleeding foam, rinse the foam with water, and put it in the soup pot.
Pour 2 liters of water into the soup pot, add Dendrobium, cooking wine, cover the pot with high heat and boil, then turn to the fire for 1 hour.
Remove the bamboo shoots 20 minutes in advance and repeatedly soak them 4 or 5 times to wash the sediment.
After 1 hour, open the lid, add salt and monosodium glutamate, then pour in the bamboo shoots, cover the lid and continue to simmer for 20 minutes.
Recipe 6: Lily and lotus seed soup Lily and lotus seed soup is made from lotus seeds, lilies, etc. Lily and lotus seeds have the effect of soothing the heart, soothing the lungs and relieving cough.
Therefore, the lily lotus seed soup, soothe the nerves, strengthen the spleen and stomach, the most suitable for consumption before and after the summer solar terms.
Ingredients: 100 grams of dried lily, 75 grams of dried lotus seeds, 75 grams of rock sugar.
Practice: After soaking the lily overnight, rinse it off.
Soak the lotus seeds for 4 hours and rinse.
Put lilies and lotus seeds in a pot of clear water. After the fire is boiled, add rock sugar and cook for another 40 minutes.
At the same time, Xiaowei also reminds you that although the weather is hot, do not use “ice” to relieve heat.
Although the cold soup can relieve the heat, the cold air can easily damage the stomach gas and cause diarrhea and dizziness. The hotter the weather, the more obvious this situation is.
Don’t substitute cold soup for drinking.
When eating soup, eat the main ingredients.
Consuming soup strips before meals can supplement the necessary nutrients for the human body, which is very beneficial to the “bitter summer” crowd.