Buddha Bowl with Pickled Cabbage
- 1 cup shredded red or green cabbage
- 1 Tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 1 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar
- 1/8 teaspoon pink Himalayan or sea salt (optional)
Bowl (divide between 2 bowls):
- ½ cup uncooked quinoa or rice (or 1 cup cauliflower rice)
- 2 cups greens, chopped (e.g., spinach, kale, romaine lettuce)
- 2 cups of your favorite cooked/roasted veggies (e.g., broccoli, carrots, snap peas)
- 1 avocado, sliced
- ½ teaspoon sesame seeds
- 2 Tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 2 Tablespoons coconut liquid aminos
- 1 Tablespoon honey or pure maple syrup (or preferred sweetener)
- 1 Tablespoon almond butter (or tahini or olive/avocado oil)
- 1 teaspoon sesame oil
- 1 teaspoon grated ginger
- 1 scoop Organixx Clean Sourced Collagens powder (optional)
- Cucumber, sliced
- Carrots, grated
- Scallions, sliced
- Favorite protein (e.g., beans, chicken)
- Toasted chopped nuts (e.g., almonds, pecans, walnuts)
- In a glass jar, add in cabbage, lemon juice, and apple cider vinegar. Cover, shake and set aside for about an hour (up to 3 hours).
- Prepare quinoa/rice according to directions.
- Prepare dressing by placing ingredients into a blender and blending up until creamy. Set aside until ready to serve.
- When ready to serve: divide up greens into 2 bowls, followed by quinoa, veggies, cabbage, avocado, and any other add-in options. Drizzle with dressing and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
Serves 2. Per Serving (based on using quinoa, spinach, broccoli, honey, almond butter, & Organixx Clean Sourced Collagens powder):
Calories: 451 |
Total Fat: 21 g |
Total Carbohydrate: 55 g |
Dietary Fiber: 13 g |
Protein: 19 g
One TBSP of almond butter contains 9g fat, 1.5g fiber, 3.4g protein, and 3g carbs.
Apple Cider Vinegar is full of enzymes and good bacteria. It contains acetic acid, which has been shown to help lower blood pressure.
Avocados are high in fiber and contain more potassium than bananas! The fat in avocado helps your body absorb the vitamins and antioxidants from other plant foods.
Broccoli is a member of the cruciferous family. The Journal of Nutrition reported that increasing the amount of cruciferous vegetables may help reduce the risk of lung cancer in nonsmokers.
Cabbage is an excellent source of vitamins K, C, and B6. It’s also a good source of fiber, manganese, potassium, vitamin B1, folate, and copper.
Coconut aminos are most often used as healthier alternatives to soy or tamari sauce as they are MSG-free as well as gluten-free.
Ginger is a potent aromatic herb and a good natural source of vitamin C, magnesium, potassium, copper, and manganese. It also contains the antioxidant gingerol, which fights free radicals in the body that lead to psychological and physical stress.
Enzymes in fresh lemon juice accelerate the digestive process. Even though lemon juice is acidic, it actually has an alkalizing effect on the body.
With the Organixx Clean Sourced Collagens in this recipe, you not only get 5 different types of collagen, but also camu camu, acerola cherry, horsetail extract (silica), and zinc gluconate to ensure your body can actually USE the collagen you’re taking.
Quinoa is one of the most protein-rich plant foods available. It is a complete protein containing all nine essential amino acids.
Raw honey is a good source of many vitamins and is rich in antioxidants. Its antioxidant and anti-bacterial properties can help improve overall immune function.
Sesame seeds help prevent diabetes, detoxify the body, and lower blood pressure. They are an excellent source of plant lignans, which are linked to a lower risk of heart disease and hormone-associated cancers.
One of many nutrient-dense leafy greens, spinach can improve digestion, flush bodily toxins, and promote skin health.