This Tavern in the Square Nutrition Quinoa bowl is a great example of how to make a meal fit into your new lifestyle. This healthy bowl recipe makes use of quinoa, black beans, tomatoes, and avocado. The fun thing about this recipe is that you can use any vegetables you have on hand. I made this bowl with grilled chicken thighs, but you could also use tofu or tempeh if you prefer.
The Tavern in the Square Nutrition Quinoa bowl is packed full of nutrients and protein from the quinoa, black beans, and avocado. The kale adds fiber and vitamins A and C along with iron which helps keep your energy levels up throughout the day. The tomatoes are loaded with lycopene which may help lower your risk for cancer, heart disease, and other major diseases by increasing your body’s ability to fight off free radicals in the body.
The Tavern in the Square Nutrition Quinoa bowl would be great for anyone who wants to start eating more healthily without having to give up their favorite foods!
Ingredients for Tavern in the Square Nutrition Quinoa Bowl
Quinoa is a great alternative to rice for those trying to avoid gluten. It’s high in protein and incredibly versatile, making it an ideal addition to any meal. This Tavern in the Square Nutrition Quinoa Bowl will help you get all of your daily nutrients while still feeling satisfied after eating.
- 1 cup quinoa, cooked according to package instructions
- 2 cups vegetable broth or water
- 1 cup frozen corn kernels, thawed and drained (or 1 cup canned corn, drained)
- 1/2 medium green bell pepper, chopped (about 1/4 cup)
- 1/2 medium red bell pepper, chopped (about1/4 cup)
- 1/2 medium onion, chopped (about 1/3 cup)
- 1 clove of garlic, minced
- 1 tsp ground cumin
- 1/2 tsp chili powder or chipotle powder (optional)
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Instructions for Tavern in the Square Nutrition Quinoa Bowl
- In a large bowl, combine the quinoa, vegetable broth, and salt.
- Cover with a kitchen towel and let stand for 15 minutes. Fluff with a fork before serving.
- To Make the Dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together apple cider vinegar, olive oil, honey, salt, pepper, and garlic. Set aside.
- To Assemble: On each of 6 plates or bowls, place 1 cup quinoa; top with 1/3 cup of your favorite protein (chicken or steak); drizzle with dressing; top with 1 cup steamed veggies (broccoli florets or carrots).
Tavern in the Square Nutrition Quinoa Bowl is a hearty, protein-packed meal that’s packed full of fresh vegetables and tons of healthy fats. It’s great for prepping ahead before your workout or just because you can’t wait to eat!