Asian Inspired Nourish Bowl Recipe

Asian-Inspired Nourish Bowl Recipe

A bowl of food that has been lovingly prepared with nutritious ingredients is one of the best ways to give yourself some daily self-care to ensure you remain nutritionally balanced. This nourish bowl has an excellent variety of calcium-rich foods.

Serves: 4



Asian-Inspired Nourish Bowl Recipe

By: Adam Guthrie

This nourish bowl recipe has been lovingly prepared with nutritious ingredients to give you some daily self-care to ensure health and balance.


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  • Dressing
  • ⅔ cup vegan mayo
  • 1 tbsp tahini
  • 2½ tbsp rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp plum vinegar
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tsp wasabi
  • 4 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp black sesame seeds, for garnish

  • 8 fresh shiitake mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 tbsp water
  • Salt & pepper, to taste
  • 2 cucumbers, cut into thin ribbons
  • 2 carrots, cut into long thin strips
  • 2 cups wombok, shredded
  • 1 Nashi pear, thinly sliced
    1 cup edamame beans, cooked
    2 cups cooked brown-rice noodles
    4 tbsp nori strips
    2 limes, quartered
    4 tbsp pink ginger
    Bunch mint, leaves picked
  • Bunch coriander, leaves picked
  • Bunch Vietnamese mint, leaves picked


  • Place all ingredients for the dressing except the black sesame seeds into a medium bowl and stir to combine. Pour into four small bowls and top with black sesame seeds.
  • Heat a frying pan on high heat, add the mushrooms and sauté until brown on both sides. Add the water and salt and pepper to taste, then set aside.
  • In four bowls, place the dressing bowls in the centre and arrange all the other ingredients around the bowl.
  • Pour the dressing into the bowl and mix all the ingredients. Eat with chopsticks or a fork.


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Adam Guthrie

Adam Guthrie

Adam is a vegan whose passion for food began with a life-threatening illness and continues today in a lifestyle built around healthy cooking and eating. Adam is a qualified chef and wellness coach who specialises in a wholefood, plant-based diet. Adam shares how to prepare delicious, healthy food for health, energy and vitality. He conducts online healthy eating and wellness programs and gives keynote talks, live cooking demonstrations and cooking classes on the subject of healthy eating and living well.

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