This quick, easy to make, meal ‘prep-able’ breakfast power bowl is packed with nutrients and the perfect way to start your day.
GC Power Breakfast Bowl
Brown Rice Porridge Power Breakfast Bowl
- 1 Cup Brown Rice Farina
- 3 Cups Water + 1/4 tsp salt
- 4 Eggs
- 16 oz Organic Breakfast Sausage
- 1 Pint Cherry Tomatoes, sliced in half
- 1 Bunch Spinach (or kale destemmed and in bite sized pieces)
- 1/2 Onion – Diced
- 2 tbsp Organic, Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Cook the Brown Rice Farina – bring the water to a boil with the salt. Add the farina and cook for 8 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Meanwhile, slice the ground sausage into thin circles and fry in a saute pan or grill until fully cooked.
In a saute pan, add 1-2 tbsp olive oil and cook the onions, tomatoes and cook for 2-3 minutes. Then add the spinach until warmed through, and softened 1-2 minutes max. Remove from heat.
Add 1 tbsp olive oil into a saute pan and cook the eggs over easy.
Build your bowl with around 1/4-1/2 a cup of farina in the bottom, layering with the onions, tomatoes & spinach mixture. Add the sausage and lay the fried egg on top.
What are Power Bowls?
Power bowls are meals that are balanced with a variety of micronutrients plus they cover all the macronutrients with animal or plant based protein, fat, a starch and a lot of vegetables. Power bowls are meant to be flavorful and packed with tons of nutrients that fuel your mind, body and soul.
What are Whole Grains?
Whole grains are part of a healthy diet. Grains of all types used to be on the bottom of the “food pyramid”, if you remember those days. Now, they’ve made their way up the pyramid – meaning we should eat less of them.
Food pyramid or not, research argues that whole grains are part of a healthy diet and may even protect against diabetes and cardiovascular disease (1,2). And, if you avoid gluten, you can still get whole grains that are gluten free – for example, the brown rice farina in this recipe is considered a gluten free whole grain.
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