Spicy Tuna Poke Bowl

Craving sushi? Make your own DIY Poke Bowl! It’s a way cheaper and easier way to curb your cravings at home.


By: Samantha Eaton, HCTP Class of September 2013



  • ¼ – ½ lb grade one, wild caught tuna, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 tablespoons coconut aminos (or low sodium soy sauce)
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon EACH: sea salt, ground ginger
  • Juice from 1/2 lime
  • Dash garlic powder


  • Carrots, cut into thin strips
  • Cucumber, cut into thin strips
  • Bell pepper, cut into thin strips
  • Avocado, cut into small pieces
  • (you can use any vegetables you’d like!)


  • Brown Rice (1/4 cup uncooked = 1/2 cup cooked)
  • Sesame seeds
  • Green onion, cut into small pieces
  • Spicy Mayo (2 tablespoons mayo + 2 teaspoons Sriracha)
  • Nori, cut into strips

(you can use any of your favorite sushi toppings!)

  1. Whisk together marinade ingredients in a medium sized bowl, and add the chopped tuna pieces. Gently stir together to dress the tuna. Store in the fridge for 30 minutes to an hour.
  2. In a bowl, add rice, veggies, tuna (with marinade).
  3. Top with spicy mayo, green onions, sesame seeds, and/or nori.
  1. Have fun with this recipe and mix up the fish (check first to see which you can eat raw vs. have to cook first), veggies, grain, and toppings to add delicious variety

Samantha Eaton found her niche in health after years of struggling with a negative body image and constant restrictive dieting. She hit her “diet rock bottom” and knew it was time to take action and make a change towards better overall health. Samantha is no longer obsessing about food, and naturally craving and eating what makes her feel good most of the time, while feeling confident about herself and her body. She is now a holistic Health Coach looking to help her clients look and feel their best in a flexible, fun, and 100% judgement & guilt-free environment through encouragement, support and accountability. Check out her site HealthyEaton.com and Instagram @healthyeaton.

Are you an IIN Graduate with recipes worth sharing? Submit it to us here!

Leave a Reply