• Roots and leaves buckwheat bowl (Sharyn Cairns)Source: Sharyn Cairns
Breakfast bowls might be all the rage, but we're bringing life into the lunch arena with these flavourful, textural and health-full creations. From the Middle East to Mexico, these globally inspired ideas will have the whole (home) office envious. (Of course, you can eat them for breakfast, too!)
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10 Apr 2020 - 12:47 PM  UPDATED 16 Apr 2020 - 12:25 PM

1. Aztec three sisters quinoa bowl

Full of fresh flavours, this veggie-quinoa bowl is made all the more exciting with the addition of Persian feta, toasted pumpkin seeds, chipotle chilli dressing and the revelation we call “pea guacamole”. 

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2. Wild rice chirashi bowl

Pickled tuna, umeboshi dressing and wild rice up join forces in this delicious and visually arresting recipe. Use a mandolin for super-thin, super-pretty radish shavings.

3. Brown rice larb congee

A play on the traditional khao tom gung (rice congee), Thailand's beloved king of breakfasts, this version is made with hunger-abating brown rice. This dish breaks meal boundaries, eat it for breakfast, lunch or dinner!

Brown rice larb congee

4. Bhel puri freekeh bowl

A grain bowl for when you need a taste of Mumbai in your day. This beauty comes with mint-coriander salsa, coconut-yoghurt dressing and the immune-boosting duo: turmeric and ginger.

5. Roots and leaves buckwheat bowl

Like the sound of pecorino chips? How about black tahini-yoghurt dressing? These buckwheat bowls features both ideas, along with carrot top pesto and a selection of tender roasted veg. Win, win, win!

Roots and leaves buckwheat bowl

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