A whole-grain protein bowl is the perfect solution for when lunch needs to be quick-as well as tasty, filling, and healthy. Cook quinoa ahead of time (or buy precoooked, available in pouches near the rice). o complete the lunch, serve with 1/2 cup steamed green beans as shown.
Source: Cooking Light January/February 2017 p. 136
1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring well with a whisk.
2. Combine quinoa and remaining ingredients in a bowl. Drizzle with dressing; toss gently to coat.
|Serving Size: 1 Serving (858g)|
|Recipe Makes: 1 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 132 (22%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 14.7g||20 %|
|Saturated Fat 3g||15 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 5.7g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 4.8g|
|Cholesterol 8.3mg||3 %|
|Sodium 172.9mg||6 %|
|Potassium 2225.1mg||59 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 102.4g||30 %|
|Dietary Fiber 17.1g||68 %|
|Sugars, other 85.3g|
|Protein 23.7g||34 %|
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Calories per serving: 612
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