The Whole Foods Diet book describes the optimum diet for health and longevity, which includes the Essential Eight foods – many of which are included in this delicious, classic tex-mex bowl recipe. It meets all the “whole foodie” basics: fresh greens, whole grains, plant-based protein, extra colorful fresh veggies, and a simple, delicious sauce to bring it all together. Spice it up with extra seasoning or simplify it by using pre-chopped ingredients and frozen brown rice. You can make this recipe your own in a million different ways!
1/4 cup brown rice
1/2 cup frozen corn
1 medium red pepper
1/2 cup green cabbage
2 1/2 cups kale
1/4 cup + 1 1/4 tbsp low-sodium salsa
1/4 can no-salt canned black beans
2 tbsp Pumpkin seeds
Cook the brown rice according to the directions here.
Reprinted from The Whole Foods Diet: The Lifesaving Plan for Health and Longevity with permission from Whole Foods Market Media