Watermelon Poke Bowls

Watermelon Poke Bowls

Cook and Prep Time: 1 hour (+ 2-3 hours to marinate)

Serves: 4

You Need

  • 1 Watermelon, cubed

For the Marinade

  • 1 T Tahini
  • 6 T Tamari or Coconut Aminos
  • 2 T Rice Wine Vinegar
  • 1 clove Garlic
  • 1-inch piece Ginger
  • 1 Lime, juiced
  • 2 Scallions
  • 1-2 T Sesame Oil
  • Salt & Pepper, to taste

For Serving:

  • Nori Sheets
  • Brown Rice or Quinoa
  • Shelled Edamame
  • Sliced Cucumber
  • Sliced Carrots
  • Cilantro
  • Lime Wedges
  • Sesame Seeds

DIRECTIONS

  1. Rinse and chop the produce accordingly.  Line 1 or 2 baking trays and preheat your oven to 400˚F.
  2. Make the marinade.  Combine all marinade ingredients in a blender and pulse until smooth.
  3. Add your watermelon to the baking trays.  Pour over half of the marinade, toss to coat.
  4. Bake the watermelon for 45 minutes, flipping halfway.
  5. Once the watermelon is finished, place it in a mixing bowl, and add the rest of the marinade.  Toss to combine.  Then, place in the oven for at least 2-3 hours (or overnight).
  6. Serve with your desired garnishes.  Enjoy!

Roasted Butternut Squash Hummus

Very excited to make this for Thanksgiving later this week!

I love putting twists on classics, and hummus is one of the best to tinker with!

Seasonal ingredients, like squash, make for a great vehicle to spice things up.

They also add this gorgeous color!

Impress your friends and family this week with this one!!

Enjoy!

Roasted Butternut Squash Hummus

Cook and Prep Time: 60 minutes

Serves: 2 cups

You Need

  • 1 Butter Squash, cubed
  • 2-4 cloves Garlic
  • 2 15 oz. can Chickpeas, rinsed and drained
    • Reserved Aquafaba from both cans!
  • 2 tbsp. Tahini
  • 1 tbsp. Salt
  • 1 Lemon, juiced and zested
  • Water, as needed

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat your oven to 400˚F.  Rinse and chop the produce accordingly. Line 1 baking tray.
  2. Add butternut squash to the baking tray, and roast for 30-35 minutes, or until each piece is fork tender.  Remove the squash from the oven and and let cool.
  3. Add all ingredients to a blender or food processor, and pulse until smooth.  Slowly add more water, 1 tbsp. at a time, to reach the desired consistency.  Season with more salt if needed.
  4. Garnish with fresh herbs, toasted squash (or pumpkin) seeds, and spices.  Enjoy!