Macro bowls, buddha bowls, glory bowls... whatever you call them.. these are one of my go to meals. They are so filling, satisfying and full of nutrients. I don't do a whole lot of meal prep but I do batch cook and it makes bowls like these so easy to through together for lunch or dinner.
Here are some ideas for you to mix and match:
Step 1: Choose Your Base
Step 2: Pick a Starch
Step 3: Add Your Veggies
I love to make a huge pan of roasted veggies. Some of my favourites are turmeric roasted cauliflower, asparagus or broccoli. I also like fresh veggies like cucumbers, peppers, shredded carrots and beets, sprouts, lentils or chickpeas.
Step 4: Add Your Protein
This is wear batch cooking comes in handy! I often times just have vegetarian bowls as they provide so much protein already, especially if you add quinoa and a legume to it. Some of my favourites include:
Step 5: Dress It Up!
Try adding a scoop of my hummus or carrot and ginger dip or try these dressing recipes below!
Tamari Almond Dressing:
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp almond butter
2 tsp honey or maple syrup
2 tbsp tamari sauce (low sodium)
1 tbsp fresh grated ginger
Add on fermented foods such as kimchi or sauerkraut for some gut loving benefits, chopped almonds and cashews for crunch or hemp hearts and avocado slices for a boost of healthy fat, fiber and protein!
Enjoy and don't forget to tag me if you make one!