If you are looking for a great healthy, nutritional meal for your family this week, I’ve found the best meal-prep choice is vegetarian quinoa burritos. The hearty green lentils I used to prepare my vegetarian quinoa salad were packed with protein, high fiber, and healthy monounsaturated fats.
Here’s how to make quinoa salads that pack five days worth of nutrients into one tasty, convenient meal: If you love the taste of warm, fluffy whole-grain breads but are also looking for a healthy alternative to conventional wheat bread, then you will definitely enjoy the unique flavor of quinoa.
Tender, golden grains with a nutty flavor are known as quinoa, which is native of the Andes Mountains. Quinoa is the nutritional equivalent of adding whole-grain bread to your diet and is quickly gaining popularity as a healthy alternative to wheat-based foods because it contains all eight of the important nutrients that are important to a healthy diet.
In fact, according to the University of Wisconsin’s Extension Service, quinoa is the healthiest grain you can eat…and it beats rice, corn, and pasta hands down! If you are looking for a healthy, wheat-free alternative to your dinner, look no further than this healthy grain: meal-prep quinoa burritos!
If you’re looking for a great, healthy and quick meal to make in five days’ worth of time, meal-prepare vegetarian quinoa burrito bowls are the way to go. This quick and easy meal is filled with tasty vegetables that are both healthy and delicious, so you get all of the goodness of the vegetarian diet while sticking to your plan for five days. Here’s how to make it.
Meal-Prep Vegetarian Quinoa Burrito BowlsCourse: DinnerCuisine: MexicanDifficulty: Easy
These easy vegetarian quinoa burrito bowls are the perfect recipe to meal prep for a healthy lunch or dinner. It makes 5 days worth of food in less than 20 minutes, is packed with nutrients and tastes delicious!
3 cups cooked quinoa
1 15 oz can black beans, drained & rinsed
1 cup corn fresh or frozen
1/2 cup chopped cilantro
1 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon salt
Juice of 1 lime
2 heads of romaine chopped
1/2 cup salsa divided
3 avocados halved (need 5 halves)
Lime slivers optional
- Prepare the quinoa salad by combining the quinoa, beans, corn, cilantro, spices and lime juice in a large bowl. Stir together until combined.
- Using 5 glass containers, add two cups of romaine, 1 1/2 cups of quinoa mixture, 1 – 2 tablespoons of salsa and 1/2 an avocado.*
- Garnish with lime wedges and a sprinkle more cilantro if desired. Seal containers and place in fridge for up to 5 days.
- recipe will leave you with 1/2 of an extra avocado. save in fridge or freeze and add to smoothies!
Reference : simplyquinoa.