The sauce is perfect for grain bowls, over salads, or spread over toast w/ avocado and eggs. It is full of anti-inflammatory and healing spices (turmeric, ginger, curry) – that can all help improve muscle aches/pains, soothe your digestive system, help with boosting your mood & paired with Adapted from Vitalfit Nutrition, it makes the perfect combo; which can help with your mental focus, improving your digestive system as well, and help with reducing your cortisol levels. This sauce would be perfect after working out (you could even add in some of their Planted protein powder), over morning toast or meal to help calm your body down, while giving you a boost of antioxidants and mental clarity for the rest of the day! It is on the savory side, but you can definitely add in any sweetener of choice!
Adapted, is made up of three different adaptogens:
First, an adaptogen is: a natural way, that work with your body to fight off environmental stresses; they can work to enhance your mood, regulate hormones, fight off fatigue, or even boost your immune system.
From Vitalfit the three that make up; Adapted: together; they can all work to help improve; just to name a few:
X Help improve anxiety/depression
X Help improve the digestive tract function
X Improve clarity or mental focus (enhances brain function; lion's mane in particular)
X Reduces inflammation
X Improve mood, concentration, sleep (lemon balm in particular)
Prep time// Total time: Under 10 minutes
Makes about 1 cup
What you need:
½ cup tahini
½ tsp. Vitalfit Nutrition Adapted
2 tbsp. nutritional yeast
¼ tsp. EACH: turmeric, ginger, pink sea salt
½ heaping tsp. curry powder
¼ cup cilantro leaves
Juice of 1 lemon
¾ cup of water* depending on desired consistency
Optional: 1-2 tbsp. honey or 1-2 dates for sweeter taste.
What you need to do:
1. Add everything into your food processor except for the water and the sweetener (if using)
2. Blend until well incorporated. It will be a thick paste at this point. You can either leave it this way and use it to spread on toast etc. or start to add in small amounts of water to desired consistency.
3. To thin out the spread/sauce; add water. Blend until desired consistency is reached.
4. Taste test and add in sweetener of choice if using or increase the spices!
Store in an air tight container for up to week in fridge. If the sauce becomes thick throughout the week, just add more water!