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Clean Buddha Bowl

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As a reminder to Eat the Rainbow we are bringing you this Clean Buddha Bowl recipe. This is a great way to introduce cultured veggies with their amazing beneficial bacteria. Mix them in with fiber-rich kale and broccoli for a well rounded meal. Give it a try and let us know your favorite Buddha bowl additions and variations.

Serves: 2-4

Prep time: 30 minutes

Cooking time: 20-25 minutes

Ingredients:

1½  cups brown rice

1 head of broccoli, cut into small florets

½ cup kimchi, sauerkraut, or cultured vegetables

small handful of dulse, torn or chopped into smaller pieces

For the Kale Salad:

1 bunch of kale, stems removed, leaves torn into smaller pieces

1-2 tablespoons olive oil

pinch of sea salt

For the Carrot Salad:

1 cup of julienne carrots (1 large)

1 scallion, thinly sliced

2 teaspoons sesame seeds

1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil

2 teaspoons rice wine vinegar

For the Dressing:

3 tablespoons sesame oil

1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil

3 tablespoons coconut aminos

2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar

1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger

Directions:

Place the rice in a small pot along with 3 cups of cold water. Cover, bring the water to a boil, then lower the heat and gently simmer for 15 minutes, or until the water is almost fully absorbed. Turn off the heat and let the rice stand for 10 minutes.

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Bring 8 cups of salted water to a boil then add the broccoli, submerge, then cook just until fork tender, about 3 minutes. Remove from the water and submerge in ice cold water to stop the cooking. Once cooled, set aside to drain.

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Prep the kale then coat in olive oil and a sprinkle of sea salt. Massage for a few minutes to soften up the kale. Set aside.

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Prep the carrots, toss gently, then set aside.

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Once all the components are prepped and ready to serve, add 1½  cups of rice to 2 bowls then top with a scoop of kale salad, broccoli, and carrot salad.

Add a few sprinkles of dulse and a handful of fermented veggies.

Whisk the dressing to incorporate then drizzle over the entire bowl and enjoy!

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Topics: Clean Eats, vegan

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