Optimum iron levels are essential for optimum performance. This tasty vegan broccoli and apricot rice bowl is simply bursting with iron-rich ingredients. And by adding fresh lemon juice, which is naturally high in Vitamin C, the bioavailability of the non-heme iron in the brown rice, apricots, cashews and broccoli is boosted by a magnificent 5 times. Giving your body the ideal opportunity to replenish any depleted stores of iron. Enjoy!
Prep: 5 mins Cook: 30 mins
Ingredients (please use organic where possible):
- Preheat the oven to 180C. Cook the brown basmati rice according to packet instruction.
- Place the cashew nuts in a small roasting tray and roast for 6-8 minutes, until lightly golden. Place the broccoli in another roasting tray. Season with salt and pepper and 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Roast for ca. 10 minutes until cooked and the florets are slightly crispy
- In the meantime, make the dressing. Add all the ingredients together and whisk well until the dressing thickens.
- To assemble the rice bowl, lace all the ingredients together in a serving bowl. Pour over the dressing and mix together.