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Love yo’self bowl

January 27, 2016

Love yo’self bowl

January 27, 2016

C’mon its all time that we embraced ourselves and worshipped the bodies we were given! This bowl, is a firm favourite of mine and something I could eat for a late breakfast, lunch or dinner quite happily. I call it the ‘love yo’self’ bowl because of all the immune boosting herbs and spices rich in anti-oxidants and the superfoods kale, quinoa, avocado and chickpeas offering fibre, protein, healthy fats, essential vitamins and minerals and further anti-oxidants (to name but a few!)

It helps that ‘eating your greens’ isn’t such a chore anymore with this plate of healthy goodness!

You will need:

1 brown onion

1 clove garlic

sprinkling of chilli flakes

2 cups of roughly chopped kale

10 asparagus spears, heads and ¾ stalk chopped

sprinkling of turmeric

sprinkling of cinnamon

1 ½ cups of cooked quinoa

100g of cooked or tinned chickpeas

4 eggs** (Vegans can use hummus see note)

sprinkling of sesame seeds

1 nori square


1 tbsp olive or coconut oil

1-2 tpsp tamari


  • Cook the quinoa (1 cup of quinoa for 3 cups of water, until absorbed)
  • Boil eggs in a pan until they are how you like them, peel them and leave to one side (I like mine medium boiled)
  • Fry off the onion, garlic and chilli in a pan or wok with the olive/coconut oil
  • Add in the kale and asparagus
  • Add 1 tbsp of tamari and the turmeric and cinnamon, stir-fry for a minute
  • Add the cooked quinoa and chickpeas and the remaining tamari
  • Transfer to dishes and top with the eggs, sesame seeds and slice the nori sheet on top
  • Season to taste


NB: For the vegans out there this is also really tasty with my home-made hummus dolloped on top instead of the eggs…mmmm!


Enjoy x x


Sophie Benbow

Sophie is a true advocate for health and wellness. Her conscious eating and regular fitness regime has given her knowledge that she wants to share with all of her readers. From her personal recipes to her personal style and training tips you can find it here at

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  • Reply Easy quinoa breakfast muffins – Sophie Benbow January 29, 2016 at 9:22 pm

    […] I usually cook quinoa once a week and I make enough for a few different recipes, such as my love yo’self bowl and my quinoa […]

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