Sushi Bowl


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Filling and fibrous brown rice, nori flakes, which provide a low-calorie, nutrient-rich boost, and zingy dressing all layered in a bowl to save you the time and effort of carefully crafting sushi rolls.

Yield: 1-2 servings

Recipe from What the Health: The Startling Truth Behind the Foods We Eat


½ cup spinach, tatsoi, mizuna, bok choy, or a mixture

½ cup shelled edamame (fresh or frozen and thawed)

½ cup cooked brown rice, cooled

¼ cup shredded carrot

½ avocado, sliced

1 tablespoon dried nori flakes

1 tablespoon sesame seeds

Drizzle of umeboshi plum vinegar

Peanut-Ginger Miso Dressing, optional Ingredients

¼ cup peanut butter

1 tablespoon miso

1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger

1 clove garlic minced

1 teaspoon lemon juice or apple cider vinegar

½ cup water


In a medium bowl, layer each ingredient, starting with greens. Add edamame and rice, shredded carrot and avocado, then finish with nori flakes, sesame seeds, a drizzle of vinegar, and a drizzle of dressing, if using.

Peanut-Ginger Miso Dressing, optional Directions

Combine all ingredients in a high-speed blender, and blend until creamy. To make this a dipping sauce, begin with half the water. Add more until desired consistency is reached.

Serve, and enjoy!

Recipe from What the Health:The Startling Truth Behind the Foods We Eat by Kip Anderson and Keegan Kuhn with Eunice Wong (BenBella Books, 2018)