According to the website lamb meat contains all nine essential amino acids to help your body build new muscles and repair damaged tissue. Thus, it is an ideal red meat to add to your Buddha bowl, also known as macro or nourish bowls, for all the macronutrients they contain.

Macronutrients are the four major nutritional elements that humans consume in the largest quantities and provide the necessary energy to function optimally. Thus, a Buddha bowl usually comprises of protein (e.g. meat), complex carbohydrates (e.g. whole grain), healthy fats (e.g. avocado) and vegetables or leafy greens (e.g. broccoli or baby spinach).

Watch the video below by Lamb and Mutton SA to see the ratios used for a perfectly balanced Buddha bowl. Click here to learn more about the health properties of lamb and mutton, a Farm fare favourite in South Africa. –Ursula Human, Farm fare