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 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

Sponsored by Sunrise Soya Foods

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Author: Phruitful Dish

I'm Dylan, the creator of Phruitful Dish. I'm a holistic health content creator, fitness lover, vegan, feminist, and PCOS wellness consultant living in Vancouver, Canada on unceded Coast Salish territory. I obtained my PhD in obstetrics and gynaecology specializing in PCOS, nutrition and mental health.

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