Poké Bowls

What is delicious + nutritious + vibrant all over? I can already tell this summer is going to be filled with these nutrient packed + colorful  poké bowls.  This is the kind of rainbow you want to be tasting! Known as a Hawaiian tradition, these rice bowls are perfect for any time of the day, yes, even breakfast because you can add anything you want to them! They make for great leftovers (I am actually eating the leftovers of this Tuna Poké Bowl from last night as I type this post!), and they also make for a fun dinner idea with family + friends, we call it Poké Night!  You can add any kind of meat you’d like OR you can have it veggies, straight up, and you probably won’t even miss the meat (perhaps a great idea for meatless monday!) As if you need me to persuade you more, they are super quick and simple to make… ahh the beauty of eating veggies in their raw form. Try it out and comment about what you think!

Tuna (or no tuna) Poké Bowls

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2 Healthy Peeps
Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 20 min
Total time: 30 min

Ingredients

  • tuna steak (raw) (opt)
  • 2 (or more) servings brown rice (cooked)
  • carrots
  • radishes (pickled- see directions below)
  • cucumber
  • avocado
  • edamame (opt)
  • purple cabbage
  • sesame seeds
  • spicy mayo sauce

Try it with:

  • mango
  • chicken
  • seaweed salad

Tuna Marinade

  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp liquid aminos (or gluten free soy sauce, like Tamari)
  • 1 tsp white vinegar

Pickling the Radishes

  • radishes, sliced
  • white vinegar

Spicy Mayo Sauce

  • 3 tbsp Just Mayo (vg + gf)
  • 3 tsp Sriracha sauce

Instructions

  1. Prepare the rice according to package directions

  2. Marinate the tuna (if using). Place in the fridge while you prepare the rest.

  3. Pickle the radishes by slicing them, placing in a bowl, and covering with white vinegar for 15 minutes. Drain.

  4. Make your spicy mayo sauce. I LOVE this on my Poké Bowls, so feel free to double, triple, quadruple this recipe! 

  5. Microwave your edamame, if using, for a couple minutes.

  6. Slice up your cucumber + avocado however you like it. 

    ** NOTE: buy bagged organic sliced carrots + cabbage for even faster preparation!

PUT IT ALL TOGETHER

  1. First put in the rice

  2. Layer all your toppings

  3. Sprinkle with sesame seeds

  4. Drizzle with spicy mayo

  5. OPT. You may want to add more liquid aminos/Tamari 

  6. Taste the rainbow!

 

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