Throwing together ingredients from lists of clean-eating and detox foods into a bowl is such a convenient way to go. It’s easy to create a nutritionally balanced meal without spending a lot of time planning or shopping for special ingredients. I think of them more like a framework for a meal than a particular recipe.
- some lentils or legumes
- a grain or starch
- cooked vegetables
- raw vegetables
- garlic or onion
- dressing or sauce
- nuts or seeds
This is the one I made last night:
- 1 cup yellow split peas, cooked
- 1/2 cup buckwheat, cooked with a dried herb blend
- 1/2 cup sauteed mushrooms
- 1/2 cup diced celery
- 1/4 cup chopped scallions
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 1/2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
- 1 1/2 teaspoons dijon mustard
- salt and pepper
- 2 tablespoons roughly chopped cashews
- Spoon the yellow split peas, buckwheat, and mushrooms into two bowls. They don’t need to be stirred together. Sprinkle celery and scallions on top.
- Make the dressing by whisking together the olive oil, apple cider vinegar, and dijon mustard until it’s smooth. Add salt and pepper to taste.
- Drizzle the dressing over each bowl and top with the cashews.