To put a warm glow in your belly and set you up for the day, why not try Pumpkin Porridge. Yellow vegetables nourish the Stomach and Spleen, which in TCM is the centre of your health, if the stomach and spleen are receiving the nutrients they need, then the rest of your organs with be nourished as well.
50g coconut butter or coconut oil
225ml full-fat coconut milk
300g pumpkin, cooked and diced
1 tsp vanilla bean paste or 1 tsp vanilla essence
Pinch of salt
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
Handful of pomegranate seeds or blueberries to serve.
Blend all ingredients except the fruit until you have a smooth paste. Warm the mixture gently in a pan. You may like to thin it with a little extra coconut milk. Serve it warm with the pomegranate seeds or blueberries.