Buddha Bowl with Citrus Tahini Dressing
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Hello & Happy Monday!!
With the colder temperatures hitting post holidays our immune systems not up to speed with all the celebrating, and our wellness goals in full effect.. We can easily become under the weather and reaching for various solutions to mitigate symptoms.
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In addition to these solutions, food is number one. You can’t expect your health to do a complete turnaround when you’re consuming unhealthy foods that are laden with sugar or preservatives.
While there are countless veggie packed recipes I go to when under the weather, for the majority they are too involved especially when your energy levels are lower. That being said, Buddha Bowls are my preference as they encompass a variety of veggies that can easily be thrown together, are filling and give your immune system the boost that it needs!
What I love about this particular recipe is that it packs color, multiple flavors, textures, pickled red onion (my fave), rice vinegar to give the rice a sushi like flavor, requires minimal effort, includes an easy dressing, is filling, affordable, aesthetically pleasing, nutrient dense, and even non vegan approved!! (Sprouts were also found in a credible study to reduce your risk of various cancers)
Eat Drink Shrink
Yields 1 bowl
15 minPrep Time
15 minTotal Time
- 1 cup cooked jasmine rice (add 2 tbsp rice vinegar, 2 tsp sugar)
- 1/2 avocado
- 1 cup shredded purple cabbage
- 1 cup tofu
- 1/2 cup cucumber
- 1/2 cup alfalfa sprouts
- 1/2 cup bean sprouts
- fresh orange
- 2 sprigs cilantro
- 1/2 cup shredded carrots
- 1 tbsp black sesame seeds
- 1/2 cup pickled red onion
- 1 tbsp tahini
- 1/2 squeeze fresh orange
- Cook your rice following instructions, simply add the optional rice vinegar and sugar.
- Pickled Red Onion: Allow sliced red onion to soak in vinegar, water, 1 tbs sugar, an for as long as you can. I always have mine on hand in the fridge to throw onto everything from salads to sandwiches.
- Salad: Throw everything in a bowl and combine all of the ingredients for the dressing and enjoy!
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