Spiced Tempeh – Does a body good!

Fermented soy can be a healthy addition to your diet—and one of the benefits of consuming whole soy foods (tempeh, natto, miso) they can help with maintaining your bone health! Please join us for our upcoming Bone Health discussion at Well Works on June 20th, where Dr. James will dive deeper into the science behind bone health, prevention and maintenance. And discuss the benefits of incorporating tempeh and other foods that “does the body good!”


Meanwhile, please make this tempeh:

Spiced Tempeh

  • 1 block organic tempeh or 5 grain tempeh
  • 2 cups water + 2 tsp salt
  • Splash of sauerkraut or fermented veggie brine
  • Olive oil or coconut oil
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp organic tamari (or to taste)

Slice tempeh in half, then into strips. Mix water, salt and brining liquid in shallow dish and soak tempeh for 15 minutes. Drain, pat dry with paper towels. Heat medium skillet over medium heat, then add oil. Saute tempeh until lightly gold brown on all sides. Sprinkle with spices and saute 1 min more. Turn off heat and drizzle with tamari. Delicious served in a lettuce wrap, a sandwich wrap or atop a salad!

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