Grain+Veggie Bowl


This morning I was greeted with several inches of snow outside my bedroom window. I wanted to be upset, but it was just too beautiful. There were layers of fluffy white snow perched precariously on tree limbs, blanketing the pines, and drifting romantically through the gentle morning breeze. I even smiled which is not something this warm weather gal does when she thinks of snow. I knew I wanted a delicious bowl of warmth for lunch and this bowl of grains, sautéed winter veggies, and poached eggs mixed in a delicate white garlic sauce hits the mark. Packed with protein, it promises to boost your brain power for a day of board games.

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Grilled Avocado Buddha Bowl


Lunches can be a bit stressful for me. I have a bad habit of working through lunch often forgetting about it and looking up at 3 PM to find it is too late to go. So, I’ll grab a bag of nuts, or whatever I have stashed in my desk, promising myself that I will have a good dinner when I get home. The problem is by the time I get home I am starving, and that bag of chips is much quicker than preparing a full meal.

One of my goals for this year is to stop skipping meals which is why I love Buddha Bowls. The protein and nutrients are built right in giving me the boost I need to finish up my day. I can make them in advance and bring them along. I do not have to overthink them. Just pull together any variety of vegetables, grains, legumes, nuts, and seeds. They’re also so pretty. I love arranging them and leaving them covered in plastic wrap for all to see at the office encouraging everyone to bring in they own creations. Read More