As we step into the new year, it's time to embrace a fresh approach to our meals — one that not only fuels your body but also satisfies your taste buds. Let nourish bowls take center stage this year as it offers a convenient and healthy option for both busy weekday lunches and dinners. The beauty lies in their simplicity, allowing you to prep ahead and savour well-balanced, nutrient-packed meals that keep you feeling fuller for longer.
Our five key components for the best nourish bowls this summer include:
Grains or opt for starchy veggies
Set the foundation of your nourish bowl by using wholesome grains such as our organic black rice, white quinoa, bulghur wheat or opt for roasted root vegetables. These complex carbs ensure you stay fuller for longer. Here’s a recipe that heroes quinoa in our Moroccan spiced quinoa bowls.
Elevate your nourish bowl with a hearty dose of protein to help balance your blood sugar levels, you can also spice up your protein to infuse a burst of flavor. Choose from options like tofu, chicken, salmon, eggs, or legumes. Your protein choice becomes the anchor, setting the theme for your nourish bowl. Our seaweed tofu bowls serves as great inspiration.
Add vibrancy, texture, and fiber to your bowl with seasonal vegetables. Whether you want to roast them for depth, grill for a hint of smokiness, sautée for extra flavor, or keep raw for crispness, vegetables play a crucial role in enhancing both the visual appeal and nutritional content of your nourish bowl.
Dressings and sauces
Craft your own from pantry staples or opt for our organic creamy tahini dressing or for an exotic Asian-inspired sauce, try our miso glazed eggplants with peanut coconut sauce, the miso adds a deep, umami rich flavour. The possibilities are endless and you control the flavours.
Toppings and garnishes
Use fresh herbs to garnish and enhance the flavour profile, you can also introduce a delightful crunch with roasted nuts, almond chips or sesame seeds, and incorporate creaminess with avocado, feta, or hummus. Don't forget the sweet, tangy, and spicy elements—from dates and pickled onions to jalapenos and chili oil.
In 2024, let your nourish bowls be a reflection of your commitment to balanced and flavourful living. With each carefully chosen ingredient, consider your mind, the planet and your body. Here's to a year filled with delicious discoveries and a renewed focus on well-being—cheers to a new year and tasty new nourish bowls!