How to Make Coconut Curry Pumpkin Soup
PREP TIME: 10 MINUTES
COOK TIME: 30 MINUTES
1. If you use canned pumpkin, use 2 cans of solid-pack pumpkin. If you use a pumpkin, roast in the oven for 30 minutes. Remove from oven, cut in half. Scoop out the seeds and set them aside for toasting. Allow pumpkin to cool a little bit, then scoop out 4 cups of flesh. Set aside.
How Can Coconut Curry Pumpkin Soup Make You Feel Great?
A Balm for Your NervesThe creaminess of this Coconut Curry Pumpkin Soup will soothe your nerves and satisfy your fall sweet tooth. In fact, coconut directly nourishes, soothes and strengthens the nervous system. In autumn, your nerves are naturally on edge and anxious. Pumpkin's sedative effect & coconut's neuro-nourishment is a perfect relief. Enjoy a relaxed evening on the couch sipping it by the spoonful before the fire.
Nourishing Liver & Skin TonicThe quintessential autumn color and flavor is pumpkin. But taste and looks aren't everything. This soup has the added bonus of nourishing the liver through its coconut, beta carotene and turmeric content. Pumpkin's orange comes from Beta carotene and pumpkin is full of this liver friendly food. The liver works hard all winter digesting all the fats we naturally crave to keep warm. Give it some love with a batch of liver tonifying foods!
Have you noticed your skin looking dull and lifeless this fall? As it nourishes the liver, this soup will also nourish the eyes and skin. You'll be treating yourself on many levels as you delight in this creation. Do you need more reasons to try this simple yet yummy recipe?
WHY SHOULD YOU EAT AYURVEDICALLY?Eating Ayurvedically makes you feel nourished and energized. An Ayurvedic diet is tailored to your individual body type and the specific imbalances you are working with at any given time. Foods that supplement your specific body type’s needs and digest easily create your menu. Watch as you eat less but feel more satisfied because what you are eating truly nourishes you. Since Ayurveda believes all disease begins in the digestive tract, food is your first medicine. By eating a healthy diet that’s ideal for your body, you experience optimal health.
Is Coconut Curry Pumpkin Soup Good for Me?
Experiences are PersonalExperiences vary according to the person and constitution. Individual results may vary. The list of actions below has not be approved by the FDA and should not be used to treat a medical condition.
WARMS-ABDOMENWarms the muscles and organs of the abdomen, stimulating digestion and metabolism.
Energy Vitality Strength:
Heart & Circulation:
BLOOD-TONICAn herb that produces more blood cells in the body or otherwise strengthens blood. Helpful for anemia and other types of deficiency.
ALTERATIVELiterally, an herb that restores the proper function of the body. In practice, alteratives are usually blood cleansers and blood chemistry balancers. They were traditionally used to revitalize and detoxify after a long winter.
ANTI-INFLAMMATORYReduces inflammation in the body. Different herbs and carriers target different body systems.
Liver & Gall Bladder:
LIVOTONICAn herb that strengthens the liver. It is helpful for people with a history of substance abuse, chronic liver issues from hepatitis and hemolytic anemias.
Mind, Stress & Sleep:
RELIEVES-TENSIONAn herb that releases tightness, constriction, and rigidity in a muscle.
RELAXES-MINDReduces mental agitation, irritation, stress and racing thoughts.
RELAXES-EYESEases tension in eye muscles, so the eyes feel less strained, often by supporting the liver.
GROUNDINGEncourages feelings of stability and heaviness. Makes you feel settled, mentally relaxed. Mildly sedates the nervous system to ease stress. Can bring a spacey or anxious person back to earth.
Makes you tired,
MAKES-YOU-TIREDInduces drowsiness and promotes sound sleep.
SEDATIVESedative herbs create a sense of calm in the mind and body by specifically calming or quieting the nervous system. Excellent for anxiety, stress and chronic pain.
Skin Care & Beauty:
SKIN-TONICAn herb that strengthens and nourishes skin, improving tone, color, moisture and complexion.
Find Your Symptom:
SOOTHINGCalms and alleviates irritation or discomfort in a particular region.
RELIEVES-BURNINGHerbs that soothe a burn or reduce an internal burning sensation, such as aloe vera.
STOOL-SOFTENERAn herb that softens stool that is hard and difficult to pass. They are the safest and most gentle type of laxative. Some foods are even stool softeners, such as warm milk with ghee.
GENERAL-LAXATIVEPromotes a bowel movement. General laxative is an umbrella term that refers to several different types of laxatives...
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How to Use Food AyurvedicallyHOW DOES EATING AYURVEDICALLY MAKE YOU FEEL?
Eating Ayurvedically makes you feel nourished and energized. Food digests with ease when right for your body type (dosha). Healthy digestion is seen as the cornerstone of well-being in Ayurveda. Healthy digestion generally prevents illness. If you do get sick, a strong digestive fire reduces the severity of illness and increases your resilience. It also improves your mood. Once you begin eating Ayurvedically, you will feel refreshed, vital and strong.
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