Here is a Vegetable Curry recipe for your meal planning. As a result of my recent surgery, I have reduced my meat intake with more vegetarian recipes here. Eating a more plant based diet helps cut cost and inflammation in the body. Finally a leaner wallet and waist line? Yes please! In addition, our digestive system needs a break every now and again from our sugar, meat, dairy and alcohol addiction. Before you make this recipe, click here to grab my Recipes & Food Tips, Fitness & Workout Tips and Tidbits to finally take care of you.
Vegetable Curry Quick and Easy
This dish packs a ton of flavour in just 30 minutes. Also, it is hearty and filling with just enough spice and very versatile. You can use any veggie available in your fridge. Coconut milk makes it rich and creamy and chickpeas add protein to make this a complete meal. It is also delicious served over brown rice or quinoa.
Vegetable Curry Ingredients:
- 1 tablespoon of coconut oil
- 1/2 teaspoon (or more) each of: turmeric, cumin, coriander and sea salt
- Pinch of cayenne pepper
- 1 tablespoon coconut sugar
- One large onion chopped
- 2 cloves of garlic minced
- One inch piece of ginger, grated
- 1 tablespoon red curry paste (optional)
- 1 sweet potato chopped
- One red bell pepper chopped
- Large bunch of kale chopped
- 1 can of chickpeas
- 1 can of full fat coconut milk
- Optional garnish: lime, green onion and cilantro
Vegetable Curry Dish
How to Make:
Before we begin, grab all your ingredients and make sure they are available and easy to grab.
- In a large pot heat coconut oil over medium-high heat
- First add onions, garlic and ginger and sauté for a few minutes
- Second add red pepper, sweet potato and any other veggies you’d like (don’t add kale yet) sauté for a few minutes more while you add your spices
- Third, stir in the spices and then pour in the coconut milk along with 1/2 a cup of water
- Next, simmer with the lid on for about 15 minutes
- Remove lid, add chickpeas and kale
- To finish, simmer for a few minutes and season to preferred taste
- Finally, serve in a bowl with a squeeze of fresh lime juice, green onions and cilantro
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Trina’s Tidbits: Benefits of reducing meat
- Above all, eating a more plant based diet helps cut cost and inflammation in the body
- In addition, our digestive system needs a break every now and again from our sugar, meat, dairy and alcohol addiction
- Finally reducing meat and adding more plant based recipes can help with weight loss and reducing body fat
- For instance, try these 10 Meat Free Meals ant Protein Alternatives to your diet
- Kale Tidbit: Non organic kale is part of the most heavily polluted crops *Kale is 3rd on the list for the most contaminated vegetable (source: EWG’s 2019 Dirty Dozen list). In other words, BUY ORGANIC!
Recipe & photo credit Ashley of Real Roots
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