Buddha Bowl

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I’m all about the Friday night fake-aways, this Buddha Bowl is my current go-to for when I want to stay on track but pack my meal full of flavour!! The perfect thing to sink your teeth in this evening to kick off your weekend!

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This recipe is Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Paleo & Whole30.

Makes 2 bowls.

2 large sweet potatoes
1 red onion
1 cauliflower
2 chicken breasts, cut into strips
1 avocado
2 large handfuls of spinach
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1/8 tsp ground ginger
3 tsp coconut oil
Salt & pepper

For the sauce:
30g cashew butter
30g honey (sub 1 tbsp of orange juice for whole30)
1 tbsp lime juice
30g coconut aminos
1 tsp sesame oil
Pinch of; garlic powder, ground ginger & chili powder
Salt & pepper

To garnish, chopped coriander & sesame seeds.

Method:

  1. Preheat your oven to 200°c/400°F.
  2. To begin, dice the sweet potato & red onion, add it to a large bowl with 1 tsp of melted coconut oil.
  3. Lay the sweet potato and red onion out on a tray and sprinkle with some coarse salt and cracked black pepper.
  4. Bake in the oven for 30-40 minutes, tossing half way through.
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  5. While that is in the oven take the cauliflower, chop it into small rice like pieces.
  6. In a large bowl add 1 tsp of the melted coconut oil, and garlic powder, next add in the cauliflower and mix until nicely coated.
  7. Lay the cauliflower out on a baking tray and place in the oven for 25-30 minutes until golden, cooked through and slightly crispy.
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  8. Take all of the sauce ingredients and combine in a bowl, mixing thoroughly, set aside until serving time.
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  9. Heat a large frying pan with the remainder of the coconut oil, sprinkle the chicken with the remainder of the garlic powder & ground ginger, add to the pan along with some salt and pepper & cook for 3-4 minutes a side, until cooked through.
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  10. Remove the veggies from the oven & begin stacking up your bowl; add the spinach to the bottom & place the veggies on top, next slice the avocado and add it to the bowl along with the chicken before drizzling on the sauce & finishing off with some sesame seeds and coriander – serve and enjoy!!thumb_IMG_6433_1024edited

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