Skin-Loving Buddha Beauty Bowl

This buddha bowl is a satisfying lunch dish with the bonus of being great for clear skin. For example, broccoli and cauliflower are sources of glucosinolates, which support enzyme production in your liver. Activating liver enzymes helps clear excess hormones and toxins, which trigger inflammation.

Serves 1-2

 Ingredients

1 cup cooked soba noodles

1 large carrot, julienned

1 medium broccoli, cut into florets

1 portobella mushroom, sliced

1 medium cauliflower, cut into florets

¼ cup of frozen peas

½ of an avocado, sliced

Sesame seeds for garnish

¼ cup olive oil

2 teaspoons cumin

1 teaspoon turmeric or garam masala

¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper

½ teaspoon Himalayan or Celtic sea salt

 

Sauce:

2 tbsp tamari (gluten free)

½ tsp toasted sesame oil

½ tsp Dijon Mustard (or spicy mustard)

½ tbsp tahini

1 clove garlic (minced fine)

½ tsp minced ginger

 

Instructions

In a small bowl, mix all the sauce ingredients and set aside.  Cook the soba noodles, drain and add to your buddha bowl. Using the same pot and boiling water, blanch broccoli florets, sliced mushrooms and frozen peas for about 4-5 minutes and remove with a slotted spoon, placing on top of your noodles. Lastly, blanch the carrots, and add to bowl. To prepare the cauliflower, combine the oil, cumin, turmeric, crushed red pepper and pinch of salt in a small bowl. On a large rimmed baking sheet, drizzle the cauliflower with the spiced oil and toss to coat. Spread the cauliflower in an even layer and bake for 1 hour, until browned and tender. Add sliced avocado, sesame seeds to bowl and drizzle tahini dressing over the top.

Enjoy!

 

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Anna Mitsios

Adv. Dip. Naturopathy. Adv. Dip. Nutrition. B.Com (Honours)

Anna’s career began in the corporate sector, where she specialised in corporate finance and private banking for over ten years working in Sydney and New York for a large Australian bank. Anna’s career change was sparked by her own health journey, following a diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes at 18 years of age. Her diagnosis triggered her intense study of botanicals and nutrition to manage auto-immune condition and assist others in attaining optimal health. Anna has been involved in the pursuit of herbal medicine and nutrition for over 15 years, with a focus on fertility, women’s and chidlren’s health. Anna’s naturopathy career has included working as a naturopath within a reputable natural fertility clinic in Sydney, within a pharmacy and health food store and running her own naturopathy practice. Anna is committed to creating products founded on naturopathic philosophies, using wildcrafted and exotic ingredients and encouraging her clients and people who use her skincare to nourish their skin, from the inside-out.

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