Harvest bowl

This hearty and flavorful harvest bowls is filled with roasted vegetables, brown rice, spiced chickpeas and topped with a cream sauce. This dish is a healthy, plant-based meal the whole family will love! 

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Prepare & cook the rice: Preheat  the oven to 400F.  Rinse the rice in a strainer. In a pot, add the rice, water (1 1/2 cup,  3 cup, 4 1/2 cups), salt & pepper, stir. Bring to a boil on high heat. Reduce the heat to low, cover and cook for 35 minutes or until the rice is tender. Set aside.


Prepare the vegetables: Rinse and dry all produces.   Peel the beets and carrots. Cut the onion, beet and carrots in small dices. Place the vegetables on a lined baking sheet and drizzle with oil. Season with the vegetable spice blend and salt & pepper.


Cook the vegetables & chicken:  Bake the vegetables for 25 minutes. Add the chickpeas. Drizzle wth oil, season with salt & pepper. Bake for 10 minutes.


Start the cream sauce: In a pot on medium heat, add butter (1 1/2 tbsp, 3 tbsp, 1/4 cup). Add the same quantity of flour.  Add salt (1 tsp, 2 tsp, 3 tsp). Combine and cook for 1 minute, stirring regularly. Gluten friendly: Skip this step. Make the sauce in step 5.


Finish the cream sauce: Add the creamy sauce mix to the butter, flour, salt. Add water (1 cup, 2 cups, 3 cups). Whisk regularly until the sauce thicken – 3 to 13 mins*.

Gluten Friendly make the creamy sauce: Add the creamy sauce mix and cornstarch, water (1 1/4 cup, 2 1/2 cups, 3 3/4 cups), and salt (1/2 tsp, 1 tsp, 1 1/2 tsp). Wisk until the sauce thickens – 3 to 13 mins*

*Note: The amount of sauce will impact the time it takes to thicken the sauce.


Garnish & serve:  Place the brown rice & chickpeas, spinach mix on individual plates. Top with roasted onion, beets carrots. Garnish with  mixed sprouts, pumpkin seeds & cream sauce. Serve.

Bon Appétit!



2 Portions

4 Portions

6 Portions

Brown rice

1/2 cup

1 cup

1 1/2 cup

spiced chickpeas

200 gr

400 gr

600 gr


1 small

1 medium

1 large


120 gr

240 gr

360 gr


80 gr

160 gr

240 gr

Spinach mix

30 gr

60 gr

90 gr

Creamy sauce mix

1/3 cup

2/3 cup

1 cup

vegetable spice blend

1 tsp

2 tsp

3 tsp

Mixed sprouts

4 gr

8 gr

12 gr

Pumpkin seed

1 tbsp

2 tbsp

3 tbsp

Health Fact

Regina Naturopathic

Craig Herrington, ND

Using an anti-bacterial mouthwash, prevents the conversion of the active ingredient from beets and eliminates most beneficial effects.

Cooking with Kids

Beyond Baby Nutrition

Lacey Engel, Registered Dietician

Cooking for kids?
Introduce new vegetables (e.g. beet) slowly to children.  You can encourage children to cut the beet and add it to the dish to help them become more comfortable with this new ingredient. It is normal to take multiple exposure for children to become comfortable with a new food. 

Making this recipe with kids?
Ask the child to help by completing step 2 & 4 :

  • Prepare the vegetables
  • Garnish & serve

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Colour: Red
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Note: We cannot guarantee any dish is allergen free. 

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