Gluten Free Bab bim bap around Bangkok

imageEver since I had a stopover in Korea, I have come to enjoy the occasional bab bim bap. Laura over at Gluten Free Traveller recommended this dish as it contains steamed vegetables, rice, egg and kimchi.

I’ve had difficulty finding a gluten free bab bim bap around Bangkok as many of the Korean places I visited added soy sauce to the dishes, either in the rice or kimchi. But I found recently that Sukishi chains don’t – what a relief!

If you do find yourself heading off to Korea, here are a couple helpful websites to prepare you for the trip:

Pad See-Ew – Fried Flat Rice Noodles

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So quick and easy to make!

This is one of my favourite dishes as it’s super easy to make and I get a whackload of kale in one meal. According to WebMD, 1 cup of kale has just 33 calories but:

  • Nearly 3 grams of protein
  • 2.5 grams of fiber (which helps manage blood sugar and makes you feel full)
  • Vitamins A, C, and K
  • Folate, a B vitamin that’s key for brain development
  • Alpha-linolenic acid, an omega-3 fatty acid. (While kale has far less omega-3 than fish, it is another way to get some of this healthy fat into your diet.
  • Lutein and zeaxanthin, nutrients that give kale its deep, dark green coloring and protect against macular degeneration and cataracts
  • Minerals including phosphorus, potassium, calcium, and zinc

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