|Vigorous Quinoa & Beet Bowl|
This bowl covers your high-quality protein, alpha-linolenic acids (ALA), HDL (good) cholesterol, complex carbohydrates, Omega-3 & Omega-6 essential fatty acids, and phytonutrients. On top of that, this bowl is plant-based and gluten-free!
Quinoa bowls are easy to make and I love bowls which are dynamic in every bite.
> Organic quinoa
> Pumpkin seeds
> Sunflower seeds
> Cayenne pepper
> Olive oil
> Balsamic vinegar
*Side Note: The hummus was made from scratch. To make, just place all ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth. Top it off with cayenne pepper and extra virgin olive oil and it's ready to serve.
- One can of chickpeas
- Extra virgin olive oil
- Cayenne pepper
- Two garlic cloves
Quinoa: A rich source of protein providing close to 11 grams of plant-based protein per one cup serving. Quinoa contains Omega-3 essential fatty acids, B vitamins, magnesium phosphorus, potassium and is considered a seed. GF
Avocado: Delicious and high in nourishing fats and magnesium levels.
Ginger: Antioxidant effects, gastrointestinal relief, immune booster and shows anti-inflammatory and anti-tumor effects on cells.
- Pumpkin Seeds: Contains protein, B complex vitamins, and impressive levels of micronutrients such as iron, tryptophan and phosphorous.
- Sunflower Seeds: High amounts of PUFA (Omega-6 fats) and protein.
- Chick Peas: Provides soluble and insoluble dietary fiber, manganese, and stabilizes blood sugar. It is low on the glycemic index and is a great source of protein.
- Beets: Cleanses the blood and colon. Beets are high in Vitamin C, Vitamin A, sodium, magnesium calcium, iron and phosphorous. They also have zero trans fat and zero saturated fat.