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  • Day 4 Buddha Bowl
  • Day 4 Buddha Bowl
  • Day 4 Buddha Bowl
  • Day 4 Buddha Bowl
  • Day 4 Buddha Bowl

Nutrition

Micro means small

  Micronutrients A micronutrient is a nutrient required by the body in small amounts, such as a vitamin or a mineral. “Four elements (oxygen, carbon, hydrogen, and nitrogen) account for 96% of living matter. About 50 of the known elements occur in measurable concentrations in the living systems. In humans and other mammals, 23 elements have known… Read More

Culinary

Day 4 Buddha Bowl

This is a breakfast Buddha Bowl, and yes, it might just look like a bowl of cereal with fruit and nuts. Instead of raw greens, which most Buddha Bowls have has a base, this one has fruit as a base. Next is cooked steel cut oats, then (a lot of) cinnamon, and pomegranate seeds and… Read More

Other Aspects of Health

Pantry

Maintaining a well-stocked pantry makes everyday meals easier! You’re less likely to purchase less than healthy food on the fly when you know that you have many delicious nutritious foods at your fingertips at home!   Beans and Legumes Split peas, various colors Lentils Garbanzo beans Black beans Kidney beans Adzuki beans   Grains Brown… Read More

Giving Back

The Little Things

I teach a nutrition class at Sam Jones Shelter every Wednesday morning and it’s one of the most rewarding parts of my life. We have fascinating conversations. Today we ‘took apart’ a recent article about protein and looked at other parts of meat consumption-the environmental concerns. It was really interesting with lots of segueways.  One… Read More

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Day 4 Buddha Bowl

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This is a breakfast Buddha Bowl, and yes, it might just look like a bowl of cereal with fruit and nuts. Instead of raw greens, which most Buddha Bowls have has a base, this one has fruit as a base. Next is cooked steel cut oats, then (a lot of) cinnamon, and pomegranate seeds and… Read More

Day 3 Buddha Bowl

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Today was Mexican inspired. You can watch the building the bowl process in photos. The topping with mayo/lime juice/smoked paprika/chipotle sauce. Yum! Just a little FYI: after I open a can of chipotle sauce I keep it in the frig in a glass container-it lasts a long time! First spinach and black beans tossed with… Read More

The Little Things

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I teach a nutrition class at Sam Jones Shelter every Wednesday morning and it’s one of the most rewarding parts of my life. We have fascinating conversations. Today we ‘took apart’ a recent article about protein and looked at other parts of meat consumption-the environmental concerns. It was really interesting with lots of segueways.  One… Read More

Day 2 Buddha Bowl

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Today I started the bowl with Quinoa, then I add lightly steamed Brussel’s Sprouts, then tangerines atop the quinoa. Next I chopped up raw carrots and placed those on the Brussel’s Sprouts, then added avocado, and finally I drizzled it with a little Ghee that I had melted with lemongrass. This Bowl was light and… Read More

Building a Buddha Bowl

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A Buddha Bowl is packed full and has a rounded ‘belly’ much like the belly of a Buddha. Use some raw and some cooked veggies as well as grains and top with some sort of sauce such as Tahini mixed Miso with lemon juice and a little water. Here is a today’s Buddha Bowl recipe… Read More

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