Glow Bowl

What exactly is a glow bowl? I mean, really? They are all over Pinterest and when you google 'glow bowl recipe' (make sure to add the word 'recipe' or your search will come up with something entirely different ;) The search will come up with about 300 different recipes.


From the best I can tell, a Glow Bowl is basically a bowl full of super healthy food and when you are done eating it, you too will glow. Maybe. Ok, not really ... but you will feel super proud of yourself for eating something so healthy!


Macros and Micros Glow Bowl

This bowl is the perfect combination of crunchy, savory and sweet. The roasted chickpeas, roasted broccoli and roasted coconut flakes offer some crunch while the grapefruit brings a punch of bright and sweet to this yummy combination.


I have been eating this 'bowl' at least once a week for the last couple months. It's THAT good.


PRO TIP: Be sure to roast at least 2x more veggies than you think you need and have leftovers on hand!


Ingredients for salad:

  • 1 grapefruit

  • 1 bunch of broccoli

  • 1 can chickpeas

  • 1/4 cup coconut flakes

  • 1 cup red cabbage

  • 1 bunch chives

  • 2 tsp black sesame seeds

  • 1 tsp tumeric

  • salt and pepper

  • 1 bunch kale

  • 1 cup quinoa, brown rice or farro

  • 1 tbls avocado oil or garlic olive oil


Ingredients for Tahini dressing:

  • 2 tablespoons tahini sesame seed paste

  • 1 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon coconut aminos or low sodium soy sauce or (I use coconut amino)

  • zest from 1/2 lemon

  • juice from 2 lemons

  • 2 cloves garlic grated

  • 2 teaspoons fresh ginger grated

  • salt + pepper to taste

Process:


Bring water to boil and cook quinoa, brown rice or farro.

Place broccoli and chickpeas on sheet pan with avocado oil or garlic olive oil (I use garlic olive oil). Salt and pepper broccoli and chickpeas while seasoning chickpeas with tumeric. Roast on 400 degrees for 10 minutes. Add coconut flakes to sheet pan and roast for another 5 minutes or until coconut flakes are lightly browned and broccoli and chickpeas have a nice golden brown look to them.


While broccoli, chickpeas and coconut are cooling plate the kale and add carb of choice, red cabbage, grapefruit and chives. Add broccoli, chickpeas and coconut. Top with black sesame seeds and homemade tahini dressing.

Mix all ingredients and enjoy!

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