End your search for healthy lunch options with this Quinoa harvest bowl recipe

Having a fulfilling lunch is important even if you are trying for weight loss. Here’s a healthy lunch recipe, Quinoa Harvest Bowl.

quinoa bowl recipe
This quick and healthy quinoa bowl recipe is perfect for lunch. Image courtesy: Shutterstock
Manasvi Jain Updated on: 18 November 2022, 17:08 pm IST
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Lunch is one such meal that you need to keep going on with the rest of your day and if it is healthy and tasty then you are most likely to finish your day with energy and enthusiasm! A healthy bowl of food which is filled with fiber and nutrients will make you full without adding any fats or calories to your diet nor will become a reason for you to get sleepy at the office. Here’s a recipe of Quinoa Harvest Bowl, a type of quinoa salad, which will make for a perfect healthy lunch option!

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This lunch recipe is power packed the nutrients! Image courtesy: Shutterstock

Skipping meals is the last thing you want to do even if you are on weight-loss energy. We have heard about enough side effects of skipping a meal and you should definitely not make a practice of it. A healthy weight-loss journey is about including healthy meals to your diet. What better way to do that by having a lunch with the goodness of fiber in quinoa, antioxidants in green leafy vegetables and various vitamins and protein through avocado and chickpeas?

Here is the recipe for Quinoa Harvest Bowl which makes for a healthy lunch recipe:

Ingredients:

*Fresh arugula or any green leafy vegetable
*Sprouted pumpkin seeds
*Quinoa
*Sweet potatoes
*Chickpeas
*Avocado
*Tahini dressing or any dressing of your choice

Method:

Step 1

First you need to make the tahini dressing for which you need to take 2 tablespoons of tahini (sesame seed paste), 1 tbsp maple syrup, 1 tbsp lemon juice, 1 tsp mustard sauce and some salt and pepper.

tahini paste
Make the tahini paste with sesame seeds! Image courtesy: Shutterstock

Step 2

Then you need to peel and chop the sweet potatoes into small cubes and roast them in a pan until golden brown. You also need to soak some chickpeas and then roast them until crispy.

Step 3

Chop up an avocado and you will also need some sprouted pumpkin seeds which you can buy from the market or make them at home.

Avocado
Avocado will add some healthy fats to your meal! Image courtesy: Shutterstock

Step 4

Take a big bowl and add all the ingredients to the bowl, mix them together, garnish it with tahini dressing and your Quinoa Harvest Bowl is ready to have!

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A tahini dressing will pack your meal with flavour! Image courtesy: Shutterstock

Make this simple recipe for a perfectly healthy weight loss lunch option!

 

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Manasvi Jain Manasvi Jain

Manasvi Jain is a professional writer with a keen interest in spreading awareness about various health and wellness issues through her articles. She writes well researched articles by connecting with various doctors and health experts.

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