Caulifornia Car-Bowl-Hydrate

Article written and reviewed by Kylie Buckner, RN, MSN
Published March 30, 2022

Photo by: Heather Brock from @awakeneddiabeticwarrior.

Caulifornia Car-Bowl-Hydrate

Photo from Heather Brock from @awakeneddiabeticwarrior.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 387 kcal


  • 1 cup Cauliflower Rice
  • 1 cup Broccoli, steamed
  • 1/2 cup Black beans
  • 1/2 cup Zucchini, shredded
  • 1/2 cup Carrots, shredded
  • 1/2 cup Tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 cup Bean sprouts
  • 1/2 cup Corn
  • 2 cup spinach
  • 1 Lemon, juiced
  • 1/2 tsp dill


  • Mash chickpeas with a fork so there are no whole chickpeas left and the mixture resembles a canned tuna consistency.
  • Stir in the hummus, dijon mustard, capers, chives, pickles, black pepper and lemon juice and mix until well combined and the mixture begins to stick together. You may have to add a splash of water if it's too dry!
  • Spread rice out evenly onto your nori sheets, then add a layer of chickpea filling and cucumber sticks down the middle.
  • Roll up your sushi tightly, slice up and serve with all your favorite sushi condiments!
  • Notes: You can also add other vegetables if desired, such as carrots, purple cabbage, green onion, red bell pepper, or spinach.


Serving: 1gCalories: 387kcalCarbohydrates: 73gProtein: 20gFat: 2gFiber: 25g
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About the author 

Kylie Buckner, RN, MSN

Kylie Buckner, RN, MSN has over 18 years of nursing experience, and is the Director of Lifestyle Change at Mastering Diabetes. She has a master's degree in nursing education and loves using her background to support people reversing insulin resistance through a low-fat, plant-based, whole-food lifestyle.

Kylie has been following a plant-based diet for over 8 years and is a certified yoga instructor. She uses all of her experience to teach about the connection between lifestyle choices and health. She has an in-depth understanding of the challenges of adopting a plant-based lifestyle and is committed to empowering people to make simple lifestyle changes. She lives in Costa Rica with her husband, Dr. Cyrus Khambatta and their two adorable cats, Mew and Blu.