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Cleanse Bowl

11 January 2022
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Cleansing isn’t about juice fasts or restrictive diets. It’s about supporting your body with nourishing nutrients. This JSHealth bowl is full of liver-loving goodness. Rich in antioxidants and healthy fats, it makes an incredibly nutritious meal. Serve with your protein of choice – see notes. Enjoy!

Serves: 2


  • ¼ butternut pumpkin
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup (45g) quinoa, rinsed
  • ½ avocado, cubed
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • 1 beetroot, grated
  • 2 handful baby spinach
  • sea salt, to taste
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds, to serve
  • 1 tsp chilli flakes, to serve


For the dressing

  • 1 tbsp tahini
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • ½ lemon, juiced



  1. Preheat oven to 180°C or 360°F. Line a baking tray with baking paper.
  2. Slice the pumpkin into long wedges and arrange them on the baking tray. Drizzle with olive oil. Place in the oven for 35-40 minutes, or until the pumpkin is cooked through and slightly caramelised.
  3. Cook the quinoa as per the packet instructions.
  4. Meanwhile, make the dressing by adding all of the dressing ingredients in a small bowl and whisking until combined.
  5. To serve, divide the cooked quinoa, avocado, grated carrot, beetroot, spinach and roasted pumpkin between bowls. Drizzle over the dressing and finish with pinch of salt, sesame seeds and chilli flakes.



You can add 90-120g (3.1-4.2oz) (raw) of your favourite animal protein per serve or choose from the following:

  • 1 cup lentils, chickpeas or beans (or a mix)
  • 2 eggs
  • 100g (3.5oz) tempeh
  • 150g (5.3oz) tofu (1–2 times a week)

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