Tasty Mid Eastern Buddha Bowl Recipe

EAT 3-4 HOURS BEFORE TRAINING OR COMPETITION

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PREPARATION | 30 MINS

SERVES 3

COOKING TIME | 1 HR

It's 3-4 hours until you train or compete and this is the time to be eating an energizing balanced meal like this Tasty Mid Eastern Buddha Bowl. This recipe is packed with energizers, superfoods and muscle builders, and will not disappoint!

LET'S GET COOKING!

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PREPARATION | 30 MINS

SERVES 3

COOKING TIME | 1 HR

INGREDIENTS

 (per 3 servings)

1/2 cup short brown rice

2 cups broccoli florets

1/2 avocado, sliced

1/2 cup pickled or lactofermented veggies

3 poached or hard-boiled eggs

2 cups arugula

1 serving of Tahini and Harissa sauce (see below) 

1 serving of Smokey Tempeh Bits (see below) 

TAHINI AND HARISSA SAUCE RECIPE

2 Tbsp tahini (sesame seed butter)

1/2 tsp maple syrup

1/2 tsp harissa (tomato paste, hot sauce, and roasted pepper puree)

Juice of 1/2 lemon

1 Tbsp hemp seeds

2 Tbsp water

Big pinch of sea salt

SMOKEY TEMPEH BITS RECIPE

1 tsp oil

1/2 block tempeh, in bits

1 tsp smoked paprika

2 tsp maple syrup

1/2 tsp tamari

1/2 tsp liquid smoke

2 tsp water

1 (generous) pinch of salt

TOPPINGS:

Roasted pumpkin seeds

Sprouts

Nutritional yeast

Green onions

 INSTRUCTIONS

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Cook the rice according to package instructions (can be done ahead of time).

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Cook the eggs and set aside.

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Mix all the sauce ingredients in a small bowl and set aside.

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Heat oil in pan and brown the tempeh bits. Mix all the other ingredients in a bowl and pour over the tempeh to coat it. Keep warm.

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Line the broccoli in a baking tray with a drizzle of oil, salt and pepper. Cook on broil for 5 mins. Set aside.

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Mix all the sauce ingredients in a small bowl and set aside.

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Build your bowl with all the ingredients, toppings and sauce.

NUTRITIONAL FACTS 

 (per 1 serving)

Calories605
Fat (g)25
Carbohydrates (g)70
Fibre (g)10
Protein (g)25

TIP FROM ET4P

Not only are Buddha Bowls the trend now but they are also as beautiful to the eye.  A treat for your tastebuds as well this meal is full of nutrients with muscle building materials, savory grains and veggies.  Fun for the whole family you can choose your favorite toppings and tweak to your delight.  And the best part?  The sauce!  Enjoy our version of the Buddha bowl designed for your peak performance!

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