Protein Power Bowl

内山美弥

内山美弥

about 1 year ago

This protein-packed bowl is perfect for a post-workout meal or a healthy lunch. It's loaded with veggies, quinoa, and grilled chicken for a satisfying and nutritious meal.

Cooking Time

30 minutes

Serving Size

4

Nutrition Per Serving

Cal

520

Protein

34g

Fat

28g

Sat Fat

5g

Carbs

38g

Chole

85mg

Fiber

9g

Sugar

10g

Sodium

540mg

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 4 cups mixed greens
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • For the dressing:
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper

Instructions

  • Rinse quinoa in a fine mesh strainer and add to a medium saucepan with water. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low and cover. Cook for 15-20 minutes, or until water is absorbed and quinoa is tender.
  • Preheat grill or grill pan to medium-high heat.
  • In a small bowl, mix together olive oil, garlic powder, paprika, salt, and black pepper. Brush mixture onto chicken breasts.
  • Grill chicken for 6-8 minutes per side, or until cooked through.
  • In a large bowl, combine mixed greens, sliced bell peppers, avocado, sliced almonds, and feta cheese.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, apple cider vinegar, honey, Dijon mustard, salt, and black pepper to make the dressing.
  • Divide quinoa among four bowls. Top with salad mixture and grilled chicken. Drizzle with dressing and serve immediately.

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