The Perfect Rice Bowl

Added Mar 16 2014 to Meals
Serves: 1
Wondering what to have for dinner tonight? Try this super simple, super healthy rice bowl - you will have a meal in minutes!
  • Looking for a healthy meal in minutes?  Try this delicious rice bowl! : Laurie Barker Jackman
Ingredients
  • ½ cup brown and wild rice blend, cooked
  • ½ cup black beans, canned, no salt added, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup broccoli slaw
  • ¼ avocado, sliced
  • ½ mango, cubed
  • 2 Tbsp salsa
  • 2 Tbsp plain Greek yogurt mixed with a squeeze of lime
  • Cilantro to garnish
Nutritional Information
Nutrition Information per bowl
Calories
397
Fat
7.2 g
Sodium
282 mg
Carbohydrate
70 g
Fibre
13 g
Protein
19 g
Preparation

Cook the rice according to the package directions, and place in the bottom of the bowl.

Top the rice with the rest of the ingredients (I like to keep them all seperate on top of the rice).

Laurie

Laurie's Tip

In celebration of Nutrition Month I thought I would give you a recipe that will get a healthy meal on the table quickly with flavours the whole family will enjoy!  Rice bowls can be made with any ingredients you like.  Simply start with a whole grain – brown and wild rice is my fav, quinoa works great as well; top with your favourite veggies, I like to add some fruit too; and last you need to add a lean source of protein – I love the plant based protein in this version.  In terms of a sauce, I love the simplicity of adding a dollop of salsa and Greek yogurt on the side; all of these flavours make a perfect dinner or quick lunch.  Get creative with your family – you can create a taco bowl, buffalo chicken bowl, chili bowl, Greek-style bowl, Thai bowl…see??? The possibilities are endless!  Enjoy!

 

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