This recipe follows our recent post on How Gut Health Affects Our Skin. This bowl is packed with everything you need to support your gut health and improve your skin with high fiber brown rice, turmeric for its anti-inflammatory properties, avocado for their healthy fats, cilantro as it detoxifies the liver and helps balance blood sugar, cauliflower supports the adrenals and balancing hormones, and sesame seeds/tahini can suppress bad bacteria.
Recipe Type: Lunch/Dinner
Dietary Info: Vegan, Gluten Free
Total Time: 40 minutes
Serving Size: 2
Ingredients: 2/3 cups Brown Rice (dry, uncooked) 1/4 tsp Salt 1/2 Head Cauliflower (chopped into florets) 1/4 tsp Turmeric 1/2 tsp Paprika 1/2 tsp Thyme (dried) 2 Tbsp Tahini 1 Garlic (clove, minced) 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice 1 Tbsp Water 1 Avocado (sliced) 1/4 Cup Cilantro (chopped) 1 Tsp Sesame Seeds (for topping) Notes: Leftovers: -refrigerate in an air tight container for up to two days Additional Toppings: -add protein to the dish such as tofu, chickpeas, or grilled chicken No Brown Rice: -use jasmine rice, cauliflower rice, quinoa, or millet instead.
Directions: 1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (204°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. 2. Cook the brown rice according to the package directions. Once finished cooking, add some sea salt to the rice and mix. 3. While the rice cooks, add the cauliflower to a medium-sized bowl and toss with the turmeric, paprika, and thyme. Place on the baking sheet and bake for 30-35 minutes. 4. In a small bowl whisk together the tahini, garlic, lemon juice, and water. Set aside. 5. Divide the rice between bowls and top with cauliflower, avocado, cilantro and sesame seeds. Drizzle the tahini dressing over top. Enjoy!
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