Nourishing Pear Drink for Cough. Unfortunately, it is a cold season with this constant change in weather. My little one has been coughing. Earlier, I should have not given him any cold yogurt drink, which made him worst. Nevertheless, his cough had gotten worst. Also, I stop giving him fruits, which contain sugar that can cause mucus. And, according to Chinese medicine fruits are cooling items unless the fruit is cooked. Then, I gave him lots of bone broth to have. Not only that, I made him lots of pear drink to soothe his throat.
Nourishing Pear Drink for Cough Recipe
2 Asian Pears (can use other ones like Bosc or Bartlett)
3 dried figs
1 small to medium size rock sugar
First, rinse the pears. Then, peel and remove the core, then cut into chunks. Next, set aside. Following, take a small to a medium-sized pot and fill it with water. And, add pears and dried figs. Let it cook in the high setting.
Hence, after 20 minutes turn down the heat. Let it simmer.
Turn off in about half an hour. And then, let it cool.
Before serving, warm slightly in the microwave. Do not drink it is cold because it will trigger coughing.
Not only does pear helps with the coughing the rock sugar help as well by hydrating the throat. This drink is good for children and is safe to have. Above all, the soup nourishes the lungs. Also, it is good for dry throat, which happens during the wintertime due to the heat. Or, even just from regular dryness. Not only that, this soup will benefit by having other ingredients such as dates, longan, and sweet bitter almond. In particular, the pear is great for digestion. For those who do not enjoy a sweet drink, this can be made with pork bone a more of a salty flavor.
Red Bean and Barley Drink. Lately, my daughter has been drinking less water. Also, her urine smells. Therefore, I have been a little concerned. Furthermore, she started a new school with a new environment. Not only that, during recess and lunch she only wants to play, so she has not been drinking as much water. Therefore, I am a very concerned Mom. Alternately, to encourage her I started a point system. If she finishes her water bottle at school, I would give one point. Also, I cooked red bean and barley drinks for her.
Red Bean and Barley Drink Recipe
100 g red bean
1 small clump of crystal rock sugar
To start, soak the red bean for 1/2 hour to 1 hour.
Next, wash the barley. Then, pan fry barley.
Thus, in a slow cooker add in barley and red bean. Hence, let it slow cook for 4 hours.
After 4 hours, add rock sugar to the pot. Stir. Last but not least, the sugar should melt in 15minutes.
Moreover, scoop in a bowl. And, let it cool.
Red Bean and Barley Drink Benefit
Indeed, red beans and barley relieve the heat. Above all, the ingredients are safe for children to have. As well as that, it is good for the spleen, stomach, lung, liver, and large intestine. Good for skin allergies. Besides, it helps with swelling and pain in the joints. Following, red adzuki bean helps to remove the toxin. In Chinese medicine, barley helps to balance the blood, dampness, and toxin. As well as, any barley helps with inflammation. Or, if there is any issue with urination.