One of my very favorite meals that I always eat is rainbow bowls!! This is a great way to use up your leftovers , get your veggie intake and have a satisfying meal all at once!! These are also fun for breakfast and lunch!! They are good brain food since there are healthy fats added to it. Better then reaching for an acai bowl that is filled with lots of sugar.
There is no one way to do a bowl. I will lay out a plan on how to build it to your liking and then I will have a few examples of my favorite options.
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*Start with a base: 1 cup of cauliflower rice, brown rice, quinoa or salad.
*Fiber/ Fat - Such as steamed veggies, raw veggies, avocado etc.
*Add Protein - Such as Chickpeas, lentils, tuna or salmon patties, falafels, beans, chicken, veggie patty, boiled, poached or over easy egg.
* Add sauces, dips, dressings, such as hummus, nut cheeses, salad dressings or any of your favorite sauces.
* After its altogether I will drizzle with olive oil or avocado oil and add a bit of sea salt and pepper.
Base: 1 cup sautéed Cauliflower rice
Fiber/Fat: avocado, pickled purple cabbage, saluted zucchini, sweet potato.
Protein: 1-2 hard poached or hardboiled organic free-range eggs
Sauces: I just add sea salt, pepper and hot sauce. Sometimes I add a garlic sauce, or a cashew cheese I get from store. Find sauces you like and add it. I do this one for breakfast too!!
Base: Quinoa and Spinach
Fiber & Fat: Steamed broccoli, steamed or sautéed zucchini, fermented cabbage or sauerkraut, avocado
Protein: black lentils or salmon patty
Sauces: Tahini sauce (mix together 1 tablespoon of tahini mixed with a pinch of granulated garlic, squeeze of lemon and salt) or I love to add garlic sauce or hummus from the store.
Base: Massaged kale (how to make below)
Fiber/ Fat: Roasted Brussel sprouts, avocado, steamed or raw cauliflower, cucumbers, pink radishes
Protein: Beans, roasted chickpeas or add a can of low mercury tuna or salmon.
Sauces: I do one of these: garlic sauce, tahini sauce, olive oil lemon vinaigrette.
*Massaged Kale is easier to digest. Chop up kale and remove stems. Soak for a few min in a bath of warm water. Empty water out and drizzle some apple cider vinegar and olive oil with a little sea salt or Himalayan salt. Get your hands in there and massage it for a few min. I love sprinkling some nutritional