Nourishing Brown Rice Veggie Bowls

Yesterday we went to Nan’s Place for brunch and I came home feeling so inspired to get cooking after eating such a delicious meal there!

I had tried their brown rice bowl which was topped with mushrooms, avo, nori, citrus dressing and coriander and and it was just such a great mix of flavours that I was dying to make my own version of it for my lunches this week.

I kept it really simple, and used things I already had in the pantry/fridge. I did buy some portobello mushrooms though, because I’m a a bit of a mushroom fiend and I couldn’t imagine making a veggie bowl without them!

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For the base, I cooked up some brown basmati rice (I prefer the taste and texture of brown basmati rice to regular brown rice) and stirred through some sunflower seeds for a bit of crunch and added nutrition.

For the toppings, I had goji berries, avo, portobello mushrooms and kale that I sauteed in coconut oil with minced garlic and a dash of gluten free soy sauce, soft boiled eggs for protein and for added deliciousness (runny yolks are my life) and I garnished it with loads of fresh coriander!

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The best part was that it was enough for 4 days worth of lunches in one go – such an easy meal prep option! The bowls are loaded with good fats, protein, antioxidants and other amazing nutrients too. It’s simple, delicious and oh-sonourishing. What more could you ask for in a meal?

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I hope you’re having a beautiful day and I will see you back here for Wednesday Favourites and Un-Favourites!

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Nourishing Brown Rice Veggie Bowls
Serves 4
A delicious bowl filled with nourishing and healthy toppings!
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Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
30 min
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
30 min
Ingredients
  1. 3 cups of cooked brown rice
  2. 1/2 cup sunflower seeds
  3. 4 eggs (organic/free range)
  4. 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  5. 2 cloves garlic, minced
  6. 1 small bunch of kale, thick stems removed and leaves roughly chopped (approx. 100g)
  7. 300g portobello mushrooms, quartered
  8. 2 teaspoons gluten free soy sauce
  9. 2 tablespoons of water
  10. Pepper to taste
  11. 2 avocados, diced
  12. 4 tablespoons goji berries
  13. To garnish: fresh coriander
Instructions
  1. Combine brown rice and sunflower seeds and divide into 4 bowls (it will be approximately 3/4 cup of rice per bowl).
  2. Bring a pot of water to boil, then turn the heat to a gentle simmer.
  3. Gently lower eggs into the water and cook for 6 minutes (this is for soft boiled eggs, if you prefer them hard boiled, please keep them for 2 extra minutes).
  4. Remove the eggs from hot water and place into a bowl of cold water to cool down and stop the cooking process.
  5. Heat coconut oil in a pan and saute garlic for 30 seconds.
  6. Add kale, mushrooms, soy sauce, water and pepper to the pan and saute for a further 2-3 minutes.
  7. Divide all ingredients between the 4 bowls of rice and serve!
Notes
  1. MEAL PREPPING? If you want to eat it warm, prep everything into 4 containers except for the avocado and coriander. Add the diced avocado and coriander after you've reheated everything!
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