QUINOA AND CHIA SEED POWER BOWL: A NUTRITIOUS AND ENERGIZING RECIPE
Looking for a wholesome and energizing meal to kickstart your day or refuel after a workout? Look no further than the GOODB Quinoa and Chia Seed Power Bowl. Packed with nutritious ingredients like quinoa, chia seeds, and an array of colorful vegetables, this power bowl is not only delicious but also nourishing. In this blog, we'll walk you through the recipe and highlight the health benefits of each ingredient, making it a perfect addition to your healthy eating routine.
1 cup cooked GOODB quinoa
2 tablespoons GOODB chia seeds
1 cup mixed greens (spinach, kale, arugula)
1 small cucumber, diced
1 medium carrot, grated
1 ripe avocado, sliced
½ cup cherry tomatoes, halved
¼ cup chopped fresh herbs (such as cilantro or parsley)
Juice of 1 lemon
Salt and pepper to taste
Optional toppings: toasted almonds, pumpkin seeds, or feta cheese
1. Cook the GOODB quinoa: Rinse the GOODB quinoa under cold water and cook it according to the package instructions. Once cooked, fluff it with a fork and let it cool.
2. Prepare the GOODB chia seeds: In a small bowl, combine the GOODB chia seeds with 4 tablespoons of water. Stir well and let it sit for 10-15 minutes until the chia seeds absorb the liquid and form a gel-like consistency.
3. Assemble the power bowl: In a large bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, chia seeds, mixed greens, cucumber, carrot, avocado, cherry tomatoes, and fresh herbs. Toss gently to mix all the ingredients.
4. Make the dressing: In a separate small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Drizzle the dressing over the power bowl and toss again to ensure all the ingredients are coated.
5. Add optional toppings: If desired, sprinkle toasted almonds, pumpkin seeds, or crumbled feta cheese over the power bowl for added texture and flavor.
6. Serve and enjoy: Divide the power bowl into individual serving bowls or plates. It can be enjoyed immediately or refrigerated for a few hours to allow the flavors to meld together.
- GOODB Quinoa: A nutrient-rich grain, GOODB quinoa is a complete protein source and contains essential amino acids, fiber, and minerals like magnesium and iron. It provides sustained energy and helps maintain satiety.
- GOODB Chia seeds: These tiny powerhouses are packed with omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, protein, and antioxidants. They promote heart health, aid digestion, and provide a boost of energy.
- Mixed greens: Loaded with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, mixed greens add freshness and vitality to the power bowl. They are low in calories and high in fiber, supporting digestive health.
- Vegetables: Cucumber, carrot, cherry tomatoes, and avocado contribute to the bowl's vibrant colors and provide an array of vitamins, minerals, and dietary fiber.
- Lemon: The citrusy tang of lemon not only adds a refreshing flavor but also provides a dose of vitamin C, promoting immune health.
- Optional toppings: Toasted almonds and pumpkin seeds offer a satisfying crunch and supply healthy fats and additional nutrients.
The GOODB Quinoa and Chia Seed Power Bowl is a delicious and nutrient-packed meal that fuels your body with essential nutrients. With its combination of quinoa, chia seeds, fresh vegetables, and a zesty dressing, this power bowl provides a satisfying and balanced meal option. Incorporate this recipe into your meal rotation to boost your energy levels and support your overall well-being.