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In 2016 we’ll be bringing you the A-Z of vegetables from the perspective of Ayurveda – starting with Asparagus! Asparagus is one of the few foods that can be eaten by all doshas with no alteration. Asparagus contains the diuretic asparagine. Regions: kidneys, arteries, vascular systemEffects: aids kidney function, helps cleanse arteries, aids hypertension & arteriosclerosis.Uses: mild laxative, cardiac/nerve sedative, tonic, aphrodisiac and demulcent.Cautions: too much may irritate the kidneys We’d love to hear your feedback – if you have any questions leave us a comment or send us message on our Facebook page or Instagram any time!
Difficulty Level: Easy Preparation Time: 1/2 hour depending on vegetables Cooking Time: 10 -15 min Marinating Time: minimum 30 min (3 hours ideal)Serves 4-6 TOFU 500g block organic tofu, chopped into 3cm squares each about 1cm thick 1 green and red chilli, sliced thinly on the diagonal 1 tbsp fresh crushed garlic 1 tbsp tamari 1.5 tbsp coconut oil (or other good quality oil) 1 tsp sea salt 1 tsp cracked black pepper Mix all ingredients into a bowl until well combined and tofu is coated. Cover and refrigerate until needed. FRIED RICE 3 cups steamed brown short grain rice...