Roasted sweet potatoes and quinoa are topped with delicious Thai peanut sauce in this healthy, gluten free & vegan buddha bowl recipe!
While 2016 was the year that the Wall Street Journal claimed “Bowls Are The New Plates“, the bowl trend isn’t going anywhere in 2017! According to the “Pinterest 100”, Buddha Bowls are one of the Top 10 Food Trend Predictions of 2017!
So what exactly is a Buddha Bowl? It’s a healthy bowl filled with a whole grain, such as brown rice or quinoa, raw and cooked veggies, such as sweet potatoes, broccoli or cauliflower and topped with a healthy sauce or dip, such as hummus, peanut sauce or pesto.
Thai peanut sauce, sautéed vegetables and pineapple top this quick and easy rice bowl recipe, that’s both vegetarian and gluten free.
I have a confession to make, when it comes to cooking rice, I overshoot it every time by about 2-4 cups. I’m not sure what my deal is, I guess I just really have a phobia of running out of cooked rice!
But today that leftover cooked rice, along with some leftover Thai Peanut Sauce, came in very handy to make this epic new recipe!
Thai Chicken Salad combines shredded chicken, carrots, cabbage, walnuts & Thai Peanut Sauce. Placed on endive spears, they are the perfect party appetizer!
Did you know that today is “National Walnut Day”? To celebrate I made this Thai chicken salad with walnuts and my favorite Thai Peanut Sauce!
Inspired by endive filled appetizers I had at a bridal shower last weekend, I placed the chicken salad on endive spears for a beautifully presented dish that would make the perfect party “finger food” for any gathering!