You may have heard of poke bowls- poke places are popping up seemingly everywhere lately! And with good reason... they are delicious and VERY nutrient dense. The proper poke bowl combines complex carbohydrates, veggies, fruits, protein (omega 3s with salmon), healthy fats, & fiber. The best part about this dish is that it is completely customizable so I am sharing some of my favorite suggestions, but feel free to take them and run with 'em- putting your own spin on it 🌟
What you'll need:
Grains- think quinoa, black rice, brown rice, white rice, & barley... whatever your heart desires
Sashimi- tuna and salmon are my go-to's
Fruit- I enjoy the flavor profile of pineapples and mangoes best with this dish
Veggies- honestly anything goes! For me, edamame is a must; other than that, I just add whatever I have around- usually cucumbers, avocado, and some seaweed
Nuts- toasted walnuts pair wonderfully with the flavors and textures in my opinion
Coconut aminos (liquid aminos, soy sauce, and tamari can also be used)
Black sesame seeds
Let's get to it!
Prep the grains and add them to the bowl as the base
Cut up all your fruits and veggies and add them to the bowl
Slice up the sashimi and add to the bowl
Toast & add the nuts- for walnuts, I just put them in a pan on the stove over med/high heat. Once you smell the nuts, they're done toasting.
Sprinkle black sesame seeds, as desired
Drizzle coconut aminos over the bowl
Stop poke(ing) around and get to it!