This bowl will give you a big boost of energy!
Packed with fibre-rich quinoa and protein-rich edamame beans, this bowl will leave you feeling satiated and full of energy for a big day ahead. Both fibre and protein help to cut sugar cravings and will help to make your skin GLOW! Most of these ingredients can be found in your local health food/organic produce store and each of them pack a nutritional punch. Feel fresh with detoxing microgreens and nourishing healthy fats like avocado and sesame. We often give plant-based diets a bad name when it comes to protein, but this bowl proves that plants can pack a huge amount of protein! With over 21g of protein in each bowl, you’ll be feeling ready to take on the day.
Are you ready to take your power bowls to the next level? Feel GOOD about what you’re putting into your body.
Miso Edamame Power Bowl – serves 2
- 2 cups of cooked quinoa
- About 1/2 of the miso tahini dressing
- 1 cup of steamed, shelled edamame beans
- 1 cup of chopped cucumber
- 2 large handfuls of microgreens (my favourite are arugula)
- 1 small handful of cilantro, roughly chopped
- 1/2 of an avocado, sliced
- 1 tbsp sesame seeds
- pickled ginger, to serve
- The juice of 1 lime, to serve
- Separate the quinoa evenly into 2 serving bowls. Mix in about 1/2 of the miso tahini dressing until nicely combined. Divide the edamame beans, cucumber, microgreens, cilantro, avocado and sesame seeds evenly. Top with pickled ginger, lime juice and more dressing if you wish!
- To make for lunch ahead of time, combine the quinoa, edamame, cucumber, cilantro, sesame seeds, ginger, lime and miso tahini dressing. Add the microgreens and avocado to serve.
Miso Tahini Dressing
- just under 1/2 cup tahini
- 1/2 cup of filtered water
- 2 tbsp white miso paste
- 2 tbsp avocado oil
- 1 tsp raw honey or pure maple syrup
- 1 small garlic clove, minced
- 1 tsp. apple cider vinegar
- 1 tsp. tamari (GF soya sauce) or coconut aminos
- salt and pepper, to taste
- In a high-speed blender (preferably a Vitamix) or a food processor, blend the miso tahini dressing ingredients until nice and creamy (1-2 mins). Makes about 1 cup of dressing.
- Store leftovers in a glass container.
Did you try this recipe? If so, I’d love to hear from you! Share your creations on Instagram with the hashtag #thepurelife so I can see them.
Love always, Sisley