Imagine a meal that’s nutritionally complete and totally balanced, all in one dish. Too good to be true? The idea is simple – take one bowl and fill it with super-healthy ingredients, then sit back and enjoy eating a meal that’s packed with nutrient-dense foods and masses of natural energy to help power you through your day.
Taken from Power Bowls, these three recipes contain fresh fruits and vegetables, healthy whole grains, lean proteins, nuts, seeds and superfoods, giving you everything you need. They are all naturally free of gluten and refined sugars with different variations to inspire you.
The base is always grains and pulses to keep you energised, while the protein keeps you feeling full and helps your body to repair and fruit and vegetables for vitamins and minerals.
Start you day right with the Quinoa and Berry Porridge, then avoid the mid-afternoon slump with the Millet Buddha Bowl with Beetroot Houmous for a tasty office lunch. Finish with the Roasted Roots & Pulses Bowl for a dinner that will stop you reaching for the biscuit tin.
Breakfast Protein and antioxidant packed, the Quinoa and Berry Porridge will keep you energised until lunch.
Lunch The Millet Buddha Bowl with Beetroot Houmous is piled with nutrient-dense raw veg and rounded like a Buddha’s belly!
Dinner Vitamin-packed veg in the Roasted Roots and Pulses Bowl help keep your eyes healthy and lower cholesterol.
Taken from Power Bowls by Kate Turner. DK, 3 October 2016, £6.99. Photography credit: Will Heap