In addition to ensuring you get adequate protein and micronutrients, adding some extra spice and flavour is a great way to hack your hunger and fullness signals.
Taragoshi is a small hot red Japanese chilli that you can get as a flavourful mix in a bottle at your supermarket. If you can’t find togarashi, you can your favourite spice or even some pickled ginger or fresh cilantro.
In addition to taste, this poke bowl is packed with protein from the tuna and crab, which also bring omega 3, selenium, vitamins A, B3, B5, B6, B12, C, D and K1.
Seaweed, kale and spinach are chock full of vitamin A, calcium, magnesium, iron and potassium. Avocado brings a luxurious fatty taste profile along with some folate and potassium.
One serve provides 550 calories, 57 g protein, 20 g fat and 6 g of net carbs
The Cronometer screengrab below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.
- 1 tbsp coconut aminos
- 1 tsp avocado oil
- 150 g (5.3 oz) tuna, raw, diced
- 50 g (1.8 oz) mixed greens
- 50 g (1.8 oz) seaweed, rehydrated
- 50 g (1.8 oz) avocado, diced
- 50 g (1.8 oz) cucumber, diced
- 50 g (1.8 oz) cooked crab meat
- Sprinkle of Togarashi spice mix
- Place avocado oil and coconut aminos in a small bowl and add the diced tuna, toss and set aside.
- Place the salad greens and seaweed in a bowl and top with avocado, cucumber, tuna and crab.
- Drizzle with a dash more avocado oil and coconut aminos and sprinkle over some Togarashi.
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