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Couscous And Edamame Buddha Bowl With Cheesy Cashew Dressing

Step 1
Gather your ingredients.
Step 2
Prepare the couscous by bringing ½ cup of salted water to a boil. Stir in the couscous, cover with a lid, and remove from the heat. Let steam for 5 minutes then fluff with a fork.
Step 3
Meanwhile add the edamame and Brussels to a microwave safe bowl, cover with water and steam for 4-5 minutes (microwaves vary). Set aside.
Step 4
Prepare the dressing by add the soaked and drained cashews to a bullet with ¼ cup water, lemon juice, maple syrup, nutritional yeast, garlic and salt and pepper to taste. Process until creamy adding additional water in 1 tablespoon amounts until a dressing consistency is achieved.
Step 5
To assemble Buddha bowl: To a large serving bowl, arrange the couscous and vegetables around the plate and drizzle with the dressing. Garnish with fresh parsley and sunflower seeds (optional).
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Prep time
10 minutes
Cook time
15 minutes
Calories
563 Kcal
Serves
1

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup whole wheat couscous, dry
  • 2 cups fresh greens like kale, arugula, spinach, etc
  • 1 small beet, peeled and grated
  • 2/3 cup shelled edamame
  • 4 grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 medium carrot, grated
  • 1 cup Brussels sprouts, halved
  • 2 tablespoons raw cashews, soaked in hot water for 10 minutes
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons nutritional yeast
  • 1 teaspoon coconut aminos
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ½ teaspoon maple syrup
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Nutrition

  • Total fat: 14g;
  • Sat fat: 2g;
  • Sodium: 300mg;
  • Total carbs: 83g;
  • Total sugar: 21g;
  • Fiber: 16g;
  • Protein: 29g

Instructions

Step 1
Gather your ingredients.
Step 2
Prepare the couscous by bringing ½ cup of salted water to a boil. Stir in the couscous, cover with a lid, and remove from the heat. Let steam for 5 minutes then fluff with a fork.
Step 3
Meanwhile add the edamame and Brussels to a microwave safe bowl, cover with water and steam for 4-5 minutes (microwaves vary). Set aside.
Step 4
Prepare the dressing by add the soaked and drained cashews to a bullet with ¼ cup water, lemon juice, maple syrup, nutritional yeast, garlic and salt and pepper to taste. Process until creamy adding additional water in 1 tablespoon amounts until a dressing consistency is achieved.
Step 5
To assemble Buddha bowl: To a large serving bowl, arrange the couscous and vegetables around the plate and drizzle with the dressing. Garnish with fresh parsley and sunflower seeds (optional).
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