This tasty stew is a perfect family meal. Both vegetarians and meat-eaters should include it in their diets because it is full of healthy fats that can help improve everyone’s health. If you are not vegetarian, you can also add in some chicken or tofu in order to increase the protein content.
You will need:
- 2 tbsps. of coconut oil
- 1 tsp of turmeric powder
- 2 tbsps. of ginger paste
- 1 tsp of sea salt
- 1 tbsp. of cumin powder
- 1 tbsp. of coriander powder
- 2 tbsps. of chopped cilantro
- 1 can of full-fat, unsweetened coconut milk
- 1 tsp of cumin seeds
- 1 cup chopped kale
- 1 medium onion, finely chopped
- 3 ripe tomatoes, finely chopped
- 1 medium head cauliflower, stemmed and cut into bite-size florets
- 1 jalapeno, stemmed, seeded, chopped
- Add the coconut oil in a medium stock pot and heat it for 30 seconds on a medium heat.
- After that, add the cumin seeds in the pot and stir until they start to sputter. Then add the onions and cook for another minute or two, and then, add the tomatoes, and continue stirring for a few more minutes (or until the tomatoes soften).
- Add the rest of the ingredients and stir for one more minute. Then, cover the pan and simmer for about 15 minutes, while stirring every 5 minutes in order to prevent the stew from burning.
- Ladle the soup into 4 serving bowls and enjoy! If there are any leftovers, you can store them in an air-tight container and eat for lunch the next day.
Nutritional Analysis per Serving
Calories 204 • fat 24 g • Saturated fats 20 g • Cholesterol 0 mg • Fiber 6 g • Protein 6 g • Carbohydrate 18 g • Sodium 588 mg
Health Benefits of the Ingredients:
Cumin is a powerful diuretic and digestive tonic that has the ability to treat numerous health problems, including diarrhea, colic, bowel spasms, and gas. In addition to this, this seeds can also fight inflammation, relieve muscle soreness, strengthen bones, and reduce blood sugar levels.
Cauliflower is rich in indole-3-carbinol or I3C, which is an anti-inflammatory nutrient that stimulates cellular detoxification. Also, this amazing veggie contains high amounts of sulforaphane, a compound that can help improve blood pressure and kidney function.
Coconut belongs in the category of the most potent anti-inflammatory foods, which is why it is often recommended to people who suffer from Alzheimer’s, IBS, and inflammatory disorders. Both coconut milk and coconut oil are full of analgesic and antipyretic compounds as well as medium-chain fatty acids that can help reduce cognitive decline.
Turmeric has powerful anti-inflammatory properties, which is why it can be used in the treatment of arthritis. Additionally, it can also help treat inflammatory skin conditions like eczema and stomach ulcers.