Build Your Own Nourish Bowl

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Build Your Own Nourish Bowl

 Photo by Chef Katie Hueth, Eat Gatherings

If we could live off of one thing, I’m pretty sure it would be some kind of plant-based “Nourish Bowl.” It’s hard to beat the combo of seasonal veggies, whole grains, beans, legumes, nuts, seeds, all topped off with one of our incredible dressings. Our bowls are a beautiful balance of nutrients and always a crowd pleaser!

To make your own, grab a handful of dark leafy greens, add your favorite toppings, drizzle a delicious dressing or squeeze of fresh lemon, and you’re good to go! A delicious breakfast, lunch or dinner prepared in just 10 minutes!

To create, choose one or more ingredients from each group, and find a recipe for our favorite Sweet Tahini Dressing below!

Spinach, romaine, arugula, kale, microgreens, swiss chard, etc.

Vegan: tofu or tempeh, edamame, beans, quinoa, lentils, chickpeas, hemp seeds, nuts and seeds. Vegetarian: farm fresh eggs and wild-caught fish.

Healthy Fats
Avocado, olive oil, olives, nuts, seeds, hemp hearts.

Carrots, cucumbers (actually a fruit!), cabbage, beets, zucchini, snap peas, peas, radish, green beans, broccoli, cauliflower….any combination of veggies you enjoy!

Sweet potatoes, quinoa, millet, brown rice, wild rice, beans. These components are great to make ahead!

Fermented veggies like kimchi or sauerkraut, homemade salad dressing, nutritional yeast, homemade hummus, apple cider vinegar, fresh lemon juice

GCF Sweet Tahini Dressing

1/4 cup tahini
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (about 1 medium lemon)
Dash of cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon mirin (rice wine)
1 tablespoon maple syrup
1/3 cup warm water

To make the tahini sauce, combine all ingredients and stir with a whisk. This sauce will thicken as it sits. Add warm water to thin. Makes 1/2 cup sauce. Serving size: 2 tablespoons.