Cardamom-Infused Brown Rice Breakfast Bowl

Cardamom-Infused Brown Rice Breakfast Bowl

Start your day with this nourishing whole plant food breakfast as it conjures images of 1,001 vegan delights. (1,001 Arabian Nights, get it? Ahem…)

  • Brown rice serves as a wholesome, fiber-rich base, promoting good digestion and sustained energy.
  • Dates are not just natural sweeteners; they’re packed with essential nutrients, fiber, and antioxidants.
  • The banana adds a creamy texture and is a great source of potassium and vitamin C, supporting heart health.
  • Cardamom, a spice often overlooked, has impressive digestive and anti-inflammatory properties.
  • Strawberries don’t just add a burst of flavor and color; they’re a powerhouse of antioxidants, vitamin C, and manganese, aiding in boosting immunity and promoting skin health.

    Cardamom-Infused Brown Rice Bowl

    December 20, 2023
    : 1
    : 1 min
    : 5 min
    : 6 min
    : Easy

    Indulge in a Cardamom-Infused Brown Rice Breakfast Bowl, where the warmth of cardamom and sweetness of dates blend seamlessly with creamy banana and fiber-rich brown rice. Topped with fresh strawberries, this healthful and flavorful whole plant food breakfast bowl is a delightful start to your day, packed with nutrients, fiber, and antioxidants.

    • 1 cup cooked brown rice
    • 3 dates, pitted
    • ¾ cup water
    • ¾ of a whole banana
    • A pinch of ground cardamom
    • A handful of fresh strawberries, sliced (for topping)
    • Step 1 Warm the cooked brown rice in a microwave for about 1 minute, until it’s heated thoroughly.
    • Step 2 While the rice is warming, blend the pitted dates and water in a blender until combined.
    • Step 3 Add the banana and a pinch of ground cardamom to the blender. Process until you achieve a smooth, creamy consistency.
    • Step 4 Pour this fragrant banana-date-cardamom mixture over the warm brown rice.
    • Step 5 Gently mix to ensure all the flavors are well distributed throughout the rice.
    • Step 6 Top the rice bowl with a generous helping of fresh, sliced strawberries for a sweet and tangy finish.
    Nutritional Information (estimated):
    • Calories: 350
    • Total Fat: 1.6g
    • Saturated Fat: 0.3g
    • Cholesterol: 0mg
    • Sodium: 10mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 80g
    • Dietary Fiber: 8g
    • Sugars: 32g
    • Protein: 6.5g