Plant-Based Grain Bowl with Lime Tahini Recipe

Last Update: May 19, 2023

This recipe is part of the Healthy Reset Meal Plan, our 5-day program of make-ahead breakfasts, throw-‘em-together lunches, and quick dinners designed to help you cook and eat healthy while minimizing waste.

This recipe uses make-ahead ingredients—get the meal prep recipes here!

Yield: 2 servings
Total time: 10 minutes


¼ cup prepared tahini dressing
2-3 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
½ lime, zested and juiced
Salt, to taste
1 ½ cup prepared coconut basmati rice
1 ½ cup prepared butternut squash
1 cup edamame
¾ cup cucumber slices
1 small avocado, pitted and cubed
2-3 tablespoons cashews, chopped
½ cup mixed herbs (try parsley, mint, and/or cilantro)
¼ cup shallot, thinly sliced


In a small bowl, add about ¼ cup of the prepared tahini dressing. Add the sesame oil, lime  zest and juice, and a pinch of salt. Whisk to combine.

Divide the rice between two serving bowls. Top each with divided and equal portions of squash, edamame, cucumber, avocado, cashews, herbs, and shallot. Serve with lime tahini dressing.

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Kirby Stirland

Kirby Stirland is a writer, editor, and New York transplant living in Los Angeles.

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