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Simple Summer Quinoa Bowl

July 19, 2017 7:14 pm by

Summer. It’s that time of year when farmer’s markets runneth over with delicious, ripe produce just begging to be devoured. And while nature’s gifts are great on their own, why not add a little pizazz to the fresh-picked gems with a refreshing new recipe? Try this easy-to-make, vegan dish — not only is it tasty, it’s also packed with plant-based protein. Serve it up it as a cool al fresco dinner, or enjoy as an energizing power lunch!

Ingredients: 

  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 ripe avocado, sliced
  • Handful of kale, chopped
  • 1/4 cup canned chickpeas, rinsed
  • 1/2 carrot, diced
  • 2 Tbsp. tahini sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions: 

Boil water and prepare quinoa according to directions on package. Once quinoa is cooked, fluff with a fork and season with salt and pepper. Add to serving bowl and allow to cool in a refrigerator for 10-15 minutes. Once cooled, arrange all ingredients on top of the quinoa. Drizzle with tahini sauce and enjoy! Optional: if you like a little spice, drizzle Sriracha over the top along with the tahini.

Note: Quinoa bowls are incredibly easy to customize. Add or subtract any ingredients based on personal preference and dietary needs.



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