How to Make Sweet Potato Fries & Red Pepper Hummus
PREP TIME: 20 MINUTES
COOK TIME: 40 MINUTES
1. Preheat oven to 450F.
How Can Sweet Potato Fries & Red Pepper Hummus Make You Feel Great?
Enjoy this dish as soothing snack after a long day at work, or serve alongside some fresh fish as a dinner option. Chickpeas contain high levels of tryptophan, an essential amino acid to promote sound sleep and balance emotions. This, teamed with the sweet and satisfying taste of sweet potato will help you relax and unwind. The complex carbohydrate of sweet potato and protein content of the hummus will keep you full and tummy satisfied.
It is ideal to cook the chickpeas yourself in this recipe. To do so, soak overnight, rinse and simmer in boiling water for about 1 hour and 30 minutes. However, if you are in a rush or want to whip up a quick evening snack, you can use pre-cooked chickpeas.
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 Sweet Potato Fries & Red Pepper Hummus 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.
Energy Vitality Strength:
SATISFIES-STOMACHProvides a sense of gratification and fullness in the stomach.
BUILDS-STAMINAPromotes strength, endurance and resistance in the body. Rebuilds weak tissues after a time of depletion.
NUTRITIVEAn herb that is strengthening and nourishing.
Mind, Stress & Sleep:
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.
Skin Care & Beauty:
DIAPHORETICAn herb that induces sweating, often by dilating blood vessels close to the skin.
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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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