Tofu Protein Bowl with Anti-Inflammatory Dressing

Plant-Powered Protein Bowl with Anti-Inflammatory Ginger Tahini Dressing

What makes this protein bowl an anti-inflammatory delight for PCOS-fighters? Each ingredient has unique health benefits that can assist to lower inflammation, balance blood sugar levels, boost fertility, and stabilize mood.

Sweet Potatoes

  • source of beta-carotene which can boost fertility
  • anti-inflammatory⁣
  • high fiber⁣
  • may support blood sugar regulation

Edamame Beans

  • whole food source of soy which may improve symptoms and markers of PCOS like blood sugar and cholesterol
  • studies show soy can protect against heart disease and breast cancer
  • complete protein source⁣

Tofu

  • whole food source of soy which may improve symptoms and markers of PCOS
  • complete protein source
  • source of B vitamins, fiber, potassium, and magnesium
Plant-Powered Protein Bowl with Anti-Inflammatory Ginger Tahini Dressing

Avocado

  • helps lower LDL cholesterol⁣
  • low glycemic index⁣
  • high fiber
  • source of B vitamins⁣ which combat stress

Garlic

  • helps lower cholesterol⁣
  • anti-inflammatory
  • relaxes blood vessels⁣ for better blood flow

Hemp Seeds

  • complete protein source
  • balanced ratio of omega fats⁣
  • contains arginine and gamma-linolenic acid which decreases heart disease risk

Ginger

  • anti-inflammatory⁣
  • may lower fasting blood sugar⁣
Plant-Powered Protein Bowl with Anti-Inflammatory Ginger Tahini Dressing

Ingredients (made 2 PROTEIN bowls for me):

  • 2 sweet potatoes, chopped
  • 1 cup frozen edamame, organic, non-GMO
  • 1 package extra-firm Sunrise Soya Foods tofu
  • 1/ 2 tbsp avocado oil or flaxseed cooking oil (with a high-smoke point)
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 chunk of ginger, peeled
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 lemon
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • water to thin dressing
Plant-Powered Protein Bowl with Anti-Inflammatory Ginger Tahini Dressing

Directions:

  1. Cube tofu.
  2. Fry tofu in high-heat cooking oil on medium heat until every side is golden brown.
  3. Meanwhile, roast chopped sweet potatoes at 425degC for 25-30 min.
  4. Cook frozen edamame on the stove-top.
  5. Combine all dressing ingredients using a food processor or a high-speed blender.
  6. Build protein bowl and top with avocado and hemp seeds.

Plant-Powered Protein Bowl with Anti-Inflammatory Dressing

This post was sponsored by Sunrise Soya Foods. I do not receive affiliate commission from Sunrise Soya Foods.

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Author: Dr. Dylan Cutler, Ph.D.

Dr. Dylan Cutler is the founder of Phruitful Dish. She's a holistic health content creator, vegan, athlete, feminist, social activist, and PCOS fighter. She obtained her Ph.D. in obstetrics and gynaecology specializing in PCOS management using nutrition, movement, and mindfulness. She resides in Victoria, Canada on unceded Lekwungen and W̱SÁNEĆ territories.

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