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After an insatiable few weeks of Festive foods, Christmas cookies and loads of Bubbly, it’s time to get back to business. Back to work, school, gym and healthy eating. Most New Year’s Resolutions consist of losing weight, or just trying to maintain a healthier lifestyle. 2019’s latest food trend for you lovely health-nuts include Buddha Bowls – a glorious jumble of protein, vegetables and grains. An Instagram worthy meal that is easy to make, healthy and super scrummy.

To create a Buddha Bowl, you need the following:

  1. BASE
    Choose one of the following bases…
    – Brown or Wild Rice
    – Quinoa
    – Couscous
    – Oven Roasted Sweet Potatoes
    – Whole Grain Pasta
    – Mixed Greens
  2. GREENS
    Choose one or two of the following greens…
    – Spinach
    – Raw or Sautéed Kale
    – Steamed Broccoli
    – Roasted Brussel Sprouts
    – Sautéed Green Beans
  3. PROTEIN
    Choose one of the following proteins…
    – Eggs either fried or boiled
    – Beans, Corn or Lentils
    – Grass-Fed Beef
    – Free Range Chicken Breasts
    – Salmon or Tuna Fish
  4. VEGETABLES
    Choose one or two of the following veggies…
    – Sautéed Mushrooms
    – Onions and Peppers (raw or cooked)
    – Chopped Tomatoes
    – Sliced Cucumber
    – Avo
  5. TOP IT OFF
    Choose one or two of the following toppings…
    – Feta Cheese
    – Fresh Herbs
    – Almonds, Pistachios or Cashews
    – Seeds, Chia, Hemp, Flaxseed or Sesame
    – Sprouts
  6. FRUIT
    Optional…
    – Mango
    – Blueberries, Raspberries or Strawberries
    – Pomegranate
    – Apple
    – Dragonfruit
    – Orange
  7. SAUCE
    Optional…
    – Turmeric Aioli
    – Tahini Dressing
    – Carb Clever Hot Sauce
    – Carb Clever Sweet and Sour Sauce
    – Homemade Vinaigrette
    – Freshly Squeezed Lemon
    – Hummus