The health benefits of pumpkin are numerous:
- High fiber keeps you fuller longer, aiding weight loss
- Rich in L-Tryptophan, which promotes better sleep and also helps with depression and mood.
- High in potassium
- Antioxidants protect skin
- Vitamin A improves vision, nourishes skin and bones.
- Aids in digestion
- Reduces phlegm
NOURISHING PUMPKIN CURRY SOUP
This rich and dreamy soup will warm up your core and provide prefect nutrition for your family. Feel free to enjoy throughout the Fall/Winter Season.
2 Tbs. Sesame or peanut oil
1 Yellow Onion, chopped
Ginger 1 inch shredded
1 Fresh Garlic
2 Tbs. Thai Chili Paste
1 Tbs. Coriander seeds, crushed
1 Tsp. Cumin seeds, crushed
3 Kaffir lime leaves, sliced
1 Can Organic Coconut Milk
2 Cans Organic Pumpkin
1 Cup Broth-Of Your Choice
Splash of Thai Fish Sauce (use soy sauce for vegetarian option)
Garnish: Chopped Cilantro/ Basil and Fresh Chilies
Optional Protein Garnish: Shrimp, fish, chicken, or tofu works well in this dish. Simply cook separately then add before serving.
Sauté the onion, garlic and ginger with oil in the skillet until translucent and add coriander seeds. Add the broth and simmer for a few minutes. Add the pumpkin, chili paste, fish sauce and coconut milk. Stir and simmer until bubbly. Garnish and enjoy.