High Protein Meal Ideas - CHICKPEA & QUINOA GRAIN BOWL

Quick, simple and super pretty. It seems grain bowls have as many variations, and there is no wrong way to build one! Why not give this one a try:

MAKES 1 SERVING
TOTAL TIME 15 MINUTE

INGREDIENTS

1 cup cooked quinoa

⅓ cup canned chickpeas, rinsed and drained

½ cup cucumber slices

½ cup cherry tomatoes, halved

¼ avocado, diced

3 tablespoons hummus

1 tablespoon finely chopped roasted red pepper

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1 tablespoon water, plus more if desired

1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley (Optional)

Pinch of salt

Pinch of ground pepper

 

METHOD

STEP 1

Arrange quinoa, chickpeas, cucumbers, tomatoes and avocado in a wide bowl.

 

STEP 2

Stir hummus, roasted red pepper, lemon juice and water in a bowl. Add more water to reach desired consistency for dressing. Add parsley, salt and pepper and stir to combine. Serve with the Buddha bowl.

 

NUTRITION INFO:

503 Kcal, 16.6g fat, 2.3g saturated fat,

16.1g fiber, 17.9g protein, 75g carbs