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Blog & Recipes

  • by Gabriela Aparicio, Alexandra Inman

Vegetarian Poke Bowl

Poke bowls are a delicious, gorgeous way to incorporate a wide variety of nutrients into a meal. While there are so many delicious poke bowl restaurants around Vancouver that you can try, if you are looking to save a little money or just want to try your hand at making them at home - this recipe is for you! As always, if you try this recipe please tag us in your photos on Facebook and Instagram @VancouverDietitians!


  • rice of choice

Suggested Toppings:

  • smoked tofu

  • roasted edamame

  • sweet potato

  • cucumber

  • radish

  • avocado

  • red pepper

  • pickled ginger

  • green onion

  • sesame seeds

Sauce Option 1 - Spicy Mayo:

  • 1 1/2 Tbsp mayo

  • 1-2 tsp sriracha, to taste

  • 1 tsp garlic chili sauce

Sauce Option 2 - Miso Soy:

  • 1 1/2 Tbsp reduced-sodium tamari or soy sauce

  • 1/2 Tbsp miso paste

  • fresh ginger, to taste

  • squeeze of lemon juice, to taste

  • 1 tsp sesame oil


  1. Make the rice according to package instructions.

  2. Cube the tofu/sweet potato and slice the vegetables.

  3. Place rice in a bowl, place preferred toppings on top.

  4. Drizzle with preferred sauce and sprinkle with sesame seeds, garnish with pickled ginger.

  5. Enjoy!

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