Buddha bowls

Ever thought that only unhealthy foods taste good, Or vegan food is just grass, or if it taste good it must not be healthy? And the list goes on…

Well I am here to tell you some good news, that you can eat some bomb ass meals, that taste delish AND are also super good for you.

In particular, these buddha bowls are filled with everything from your 5+ a day of vegetables, tons of micro and macro nutrients, that will leave you feeling like you’ve really given back to your body.

I am a firm believer in fuelling our bodies with goodness as it carries us around all day, and to function to its highest capability, we must really care about what exactly we are putting into our bodies (This doesn’t just involve food.. but what skincare you use, supplements etc)

I challenge you this week, to up your levels of Whole-food’s, no need to take out any of the ‘junk’ food you may eat, just increase the amount of goodness in your diet. And this recipe is definitely the best place to start. Invest in your health today, and your body + mind will thank you for it. x

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What you need:
  • 1 orange kumara (sweet potato)
  • 3/4 can of chickpeas
  • 1 white onion
  • 1/4 red onion
  • Falafel (Either home-made or store bought)
  • baby kale
  • 1/2 tomato
  • 1/4 green capsicum
  • 5 button mushrooms
  • 1 carrot
  • Alfalfa sprouts
  • 1 cup of brown rice
Dressing:
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cap of apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 can of chickpeas
  • 1 tsp of cracked pepper
  • Almond milk
  • Blend
Buddha bowls, vegan food, healthy living and healthy foods
Steps:
  • Boil rice for 40 minutes, or use rice cooker
  • In a saucepan, sauté the onion with olive oil, add in the kumera once it has sautéed, and then cook for another 10 minutes on high heat. Keep tossing
  • Add in the chickpeas, when the kumera starts to become soft. And take off heat when it is soft. (May take about 20-30 minutes).
  • Boil carrot for 8 minutes, till soft. Drain, then fry for another couple of minutes with dash of salt and dash of honey (or maple syrup). Once ready, place in the mushrooms till turned brown, or cooked.
  • At the same time, prepare the capsicum, tomato, red onion and kale. Leave till needed.
  • Lastly, make the falafel into patties and cook for 10 minutes, constantly checking and flipping.
  • Blend all ingredients for dressing
  • Once everything is cooked, place rice on bottom of bowl, add kale, then place all other ingredients on-top. Then drizzle the dressing on top.

Enjoy!

If you make this creation, Make sure to tag me on instagram @yogawithceri

Much love x

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