The Ultimate Guide to Nourish by Avata – Top 10 Picks for Healthy and Mindful Eating

The Ultimate Guide to Nourish by Avata – Top 10 Picks for Healthy and Mindful Eating

In today's fast-paced world, it can be challenging to maintain a healthy and mindful eating routine. As a leading vegan and vegetarian restaurant at Kathmandu, Nourish has curated a menu that not only satisfies your taste buds but also nourishes your mind, body and soul. In this ultimate guide, we will walk you through the top 10 picks from our Nourish's menu, all specifically designed to support mindful eating and conscious choices. Whether you are a seasoned vegan/vegetarian or simply looking to incorporate more plant-based meals into your diet, this guide is for you.


Importance of healthy and mindful eating
Eating healthy and mindfully is more than just a passing trend, it's a lifestyle choice that can have a significant impact on your overall wellbeing. When we fuel our bodies with nutritious and nourishing foods, we give ourselves the energy and vitality we need to thrive. 


But what exactly does it mean to eat healthy and mindfully? It means being conscious of the foods we choose, taking the time to savor each bite, and being in tune with our body's signals of hunger and fullness. It means prioritizing fresh, whole foods and minimizing processed and artificial ingredients. 


By adopting a healthy and mindful eating routine, we can improve our digestion, boost our immune system, and maintain a healthy weight. We can also enhance our mental clarity, reduce stress, and promote emotional wellbeing.

Introducing the top 10 Nourish by Avata picks
In order to assist you in developing a conscious and healthful eating routine, we will introduce you to the top 10 selections from our Nourish by Avata's menu. These plant-based and vegetarian meals are not only delicious but also packed with nutrients to nourish your body inside out. So without further due, let's dive in!


1.    Buddha Bowl
 If you're looking for a well-rounded and satisfying meal, the Buddha Bowl from our menu is a must-try. This beautifully arranged bowl features a colorful combination of nourishing ingredients. From scrambled tofu, corn salsa, roasted veggies to kidney beans, and protein-packed quinoa, every bite is packed with flavor and nutrients. Drizzled with a delicious tomato sauce, this bowl is not only visually appealing but also incredibly satisfying. Options for vegan or vegetarian bowl are also available.


2.    Broccoli corn bruschetta
 Looking for light and flavorful munchies? With its combination of roasted broccoli, sweet corn, sun dried tomatoes and feta cheese, this dish is a true taste sensation. The crunch of the toasted multi grain bread adds the perfect texture to complete the experience.  Along with refreshing salad on side and is perfect for those days when you want something light but satisfying. 


3.    Caesar salad
For those who crave a classic, this timeless dish is made with crisp full stalks of lettuce, topped with crunchy croutons, cottage cheese and generously drizzled with olive oil. The secret lies in Avata's Veg Caesar dressing, which strikes the perfect balance between creamy and tangy. With its rich taste and crisp texture, this dish is a go-to option for anyone seeking a wholesome and delicious meal.


4.    Paneer Sorma 
This vegetarian delight combines the goodness of Paneer, gherkin jalapeno, red onion, carrot, tomatoes and shredded lettuce enclosed in tortilla with a mayo spread. Each bite offers a burst of flavors, from the creamy texture of paneer to the subtle heat of the spices. Not only is this dish a treat for your palate, but it also provides a generous dose of protein and calcium. Paneer is low in fat and a great source of essential amino acids, making it an ideal choice for those looking to maintain a healthy and balanced diet.


5.    Black Rice Mushroom Risotto 
This dish is made with black rice, which is known for its high fiber and antioxidant content. Also, it’s packed with nutrients that support heart health and keep you feeling full for longer. Paired with a medley of sautéed vegetables, this dish provides not only an earthy and savory taste but also adds an abundance of vitamins and minerals. What sets risotto apart is its rich and creamy texture. This plant-based alternative adds a subtle nuttiness and ensures that the dish remains light and easy to digest.


6.    Tropical Smoothie Bowl 
Add a touch of exotic flavors to their healthy eating routine, a vibrant and refreshing bowl packed with an array of nutritious ingredients. A fresh tropical blend of dragon fruit, kiwi and banana with yogurt adds a burst of sweetness, this bowl is a true taste sensation. 


7.    Pumpkin Soup 
A soul warming soup which is creamy and velvety, full of roasted pumpkin earthly flavors perfectly balanced with the touch of cinnamon and garnished with pumpkin seed. It’s a rich source of antioxidants and essential nutrients. Indulge in this comforting soup to warm your body and soul, especially during the colder months.


8.    Spaghetti herb pesto with shiitake mushroom
Another delectable option from Nourish by Avata is the Spaghetti herb pesto with shiitake mushroom. This dish takes the classic Italian flavor to a whole new level of nutrition’s. Shiitake mushrooms are known for their immune-boosting properties and are a great source of B-vitamins. The herb pesto, made with fresh basil and garlic, adds a burst of vitamins and antioxidants to the dish. Paired with whole wheat spaghetti, you have a well-rounded meal that nourishes both your body and mind. If you want a dish that is both healthy and indulgent, this is a must-try. 


9.    Mushroom Avocado Slider 
Mushroom Avocado Slider is the mouthwatering dish we have, its mini burgers with mushroom mixed avocado paste, potato patties, & caramelized onion served with wedges and BBQ mayo sauce. What make these sliders truly special are the numerous health benefits they offer. Mushrooms are a great source of vitamins and minerals, including vitamin D and potassium, while avocados are packed with heart-healthy monounsaturated fats and fiber. This combination not only satisfies your cravings but also nourishes your body with essential nutrients.


10.    Almond Chocolate Cake 
End your meal with sweet and nourishing note with the Almond Chocolate Cake. Made with a blend of almond flour and chocolate, topped with whipped cream and seasonal fruits. It's not only delicious but also gluten free, low in carbs and calories. A guilt-free treat that will leave you feeling satisfied and energized.


Making the most of your Nourish by Avata experience

At Nourish by Avata, we believe that nourishing your body is not just about the food you eat, but also about how you approach your meals. To ensure you make the most of your experience with Nourish, we've put together a few key tips to help you embrace healthy and mindful eating.


First and foremost, prioritize portion control. Pay attention to the recommended serving sizes and listen to your body's signals of hunger and fullness. This will not only prevent overeating but also allow you to truly savor and enjoy each bite. 


In addition, aim for a balanced plate. Include a variety of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean protein in your meals to provide your body with the nutrients it needs. And don't forget to hydrate! Drinking enough water throughout the day is essential for overall well-being. Lastly, take the time to eat mindfully. Sit down at a table, away from distractions, and savor each bite. Pay attention to the flavors, textures, and aromas of your food. Eating slowly and mindfully can help you better enjoy your meal, improve digestion, and even aid in weight management.


By incorporating these tips into your Nourish by Avata experience, you'll not only nourish your body but also cultivate a healthier relationship with food. So, join us embark on a journey of wellness and discover the transformative power of mindful eating.

All in All,
From nutrient-dense foods to delicious and nourishing snacks, we offer a wide range of options to satisfy every palate and your vegan and vegetarian dietary preference. Whether you're looking for a savory option to fuel your day or a guilt-free dessert to indulge in, there is something for everyone. Our goal is to not only provide you with delicious and nutritious meals but also to help you cultivate a positive relationship with food. By prioritizing portion control, aiming for a balanced plate, and practicing mindful eating, you'll be nourishing your body and mind in the best way possible.


Remember, this mindful eating is not a quick fix. It's a lifestyle change that takes time and commitment. But the rewards are well worth it. As you continue your journey with Nourish by Avata, we encourage you to explore new flavors, try different recipes, and always listen to your body's needs. We're excited to continue supporting you in nourishing your body and embracing a healthier and more mindful lifestyle.