Japanese Salad Bowls with a Miso Tahini Dressing and Brown Rice

Japanese Salad Bowls with a Miso Tahini Dressing and Brown Rice - Vegan Gluten Free

As summer comes to an end we reflect on the memories that were made and miracles that happened. It was a summer of non-stop adventures and what may have kept our stamina going was our multiple renditions of our nutrient packed salad bowls. I’ve already shared Sami’s Summer Tofu Salad Bowl with Brown Rice and a Glory Bowl Dressing, and then followed that up with the lighter alternative Light Summer Salad with a Garlic and Tahini Dressing. Now my love of Asian flavours has inspired this Japanese Salad Bowl served with a Miso Tahini Dressing and Brown Rice, just in time to see summer to it’s end.
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Raw Nori Stix Recipe – Is A Raw Food Diet For You?

Raw Nori Stix

Today is International Raw Food Day! With raw food cafes and restaurants popping up everywhere, it is safe to say that this emerging trend is taking off. Raw foodies claim that a raw food diet can increase energy levels with the promise of long-lasting health. Naturally I have become curious about this seemingly new phenomenon that promises to change your life and did a little research.
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Japanese Miso and Soba Noodle Soup

Japanese Miso Soba Noodle Soup

This is a regular dish in our household. Its super easy and adaptable. You can usually find some sort of vegetable in your fridge that would work perfectly with this dish. Miso is a little bit of a ‘superfood’, I use Genmai Miso as its made of brown rice rather than white, so it still contains the bran making it even more nutritious. None-the-less, miso is a great alternative to stock as the fermentation process undergone to make miso helps to create probiotics making our guts a happy place.
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Baked Tofu, Tahini Sesame Salad & Soba Noodle Salad

Baked Tofu, Soba Noodles, and Tahini Sesame Salad

Tofu isn’t for everyone. I get it. But I dare you to give this recipe a try. By choosing the right tofu, dressing it properly and cooking it correctly the tofu could appeal to even meatiest of carnavoirs.

The two side salads go nicely with the tofu and its the perfect combination for a light summer lunch or dinner. Use whatever seasonal vegetables you have left in your fridge.
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