Where to go: Rosie’s Place
Address: 68 N. Ninth St., Noblesville
What to get: Quinoa Buddha Bowl
Anna’s take: Rosie’s Place is an excellent choice for a refreshing breakfast or lunch in downtown Noblesville. I ordered the Quinoa Buddha Bowl because I was feeling healthy for once. It is a vegetarian option with some great plant protein from spicy, crispy chickpeas, but because I’m not a vegetarian, I added chicken to the bowl. The dish reminded me of a salad with its mixed greens, chickpeas, slices of creamy avocado and quinoa with a roasted red pepper sauce. The serving is sprinkled with sesame seeds and served with tahini dressing. Tahini is a type of seed butter made from ground and hulled sesame seeds and is common in Middle Eastern cuisine. I topped my order by buying five Gooey Butter Cookies ($2.25 each). Although not as healthy as the salad, the cookies are definitely something to splurge on.