"People who love to eat are always the best people." Julia Child
are pretty to look at. The base is a grain (brown rice, millet, quinoa, or a mix), covered with veggies (both cooked and raw), a protein source, topped with an avocado and dressing.
See recipe below! Another thing about these bowls, they are a great source of UNAMI. It is called the fifth taste, which gives us that feeling of satisfaction. Seaweed, Avocado, and Nutritional Yeast are potent forms of Unami. Here is a link, if you want to read more, http://www.theveganrd.com/2012/04/is-umami-a-secret-ingredient-of-vegan-activism.html
***And some exciting news, I am in process (slowly) of changing my website, so I can offer more…recipes (to pin, etc), and printables (maybe videos, if I get braver) of gently guiding people to live more
consciously and to nourshing ourselves more WHOLEHEAREDLY.
My Ultimate Veggie List for Buddha Bowls
Kale (of course)
Microgreens (gorgeous as a garnish)
Any Sprouts (especially cool when made at home)
Broccoli (raw and roasted…with tamari)
Fennel (raw or roasted)
Portobello Mushrooms (roasted)
Sweet Potatoes (roasted, or last week I pan fried with apples and ginger)
Shredded Beets (or roasted)
Veggie Burgers (I make my own or 2 Brands I like…Hiliary's or Blue Mango)
Nori Krinkles (or any seaweed)
"Wicked Spice Blend" (a mixture of nuts, with nutritional yeast, and spices). Recipe coming soon.
Saurkeraut, or other fermented veggies
There are SO many options. I would love to hear from you, how do you enjoy your Buddha Bowl??