Natural Medicine in Tucson – Recipe for Seasonal Eating – Wintertime
Eating a Seasonal Diet is true Natural Medicine in Tucson.
All of these root vegeatbles benefit your body’s much needed nutritional needs- and are a perfect food for Fall/Winter.
Did you know foods per Traditional Chinese Medicine are color coded?!
Meaning the food colors correspond to the corresponding body systems. White foods nourish the Lungs; black & dark blue foods nourish the Kidneys; green foods nourish the Liver; yellow & orange foods nourish the Spleen & Stomach; red foods nourish the Heart.
So if you have heart problems- eat foods with more red, a weak digestion- eat more yellow or orange, and so on. Isn’t this natural medicine amazing? Our bodies already come color coded!
They are simple delicious and use many different colors of vegetables to nourish you.
Seasoned Roasted Vegts. -3 different Versions
- Butternut Squash & Beets
1 Large beet & 1 large butternut squash seeded and peeled.
- Mushroom Eggplant Peppers Onions & Celery
1 Portobello Mushroom, 1 eggplant, 1 Green & Red Bell Pepper seeded, 1 Lg. Onion, 2 stalks celery
- Yam or Sweet Potatoes
Scrub clean and slice into medallions Yams or Sweet potatoes
Ingredients: Use organic produce whenever possible.
Choice of Oils: Organic Avocado Oil, Organic Cold Pressed Coconut Oil, or Extra virgin olive oil
No salt seasoning
Directions: Wash & Cut up vegetables. From one of the 3 versions listed above. And place all inside a large Ziplock bag. Pour ½ cup of Extra virgin olive oil into bag, seal, and shake. Pour onto large baking pan lined with parchment paper. Sprinkle No salt seasoning over all. Bake at 325 degrees in oven for about 20-30 minutes until fork tender. Serve hot.