When I need something sustaining for lunch or dinner, I love to make a Nourish Bowl, filled with nutrient-rich ingredients that will elevate my health to the next level. The Nourish Bowl includes nutrient dense veggies, healthy fats, and quality proteins for a delicious and satiating meal. The Nourish Bowl is what I call a huge salad bowl… the base can be spread with a creamy dressing such as my hummus, baba ghanoush, avocado dip or green tahini. This provides essential fats and proteins that will assist with nutrient absorption when you eat it.
WHAT’S GREAT ABOUT IT:
Leafy salad greens are known as functional alkaline foods. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition states that alkalising diets improve bone density and serum growth hormone concentrations and also helps to prevent muscle wastage. Salads are a pre-biotic for your gut. Prebiotics are high fibre foods that stimulate the favourable growth of probiotic bacteria in the gut and help rebuild the natural levels of good bacteria that your body needs. A good supply of probiotics in the gut will boost your immune system, enhance digestion and reduce digestive disorders. The word probiotic means pro-life, so where possible choose foods that are life giving to your health.