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Blueberry Quinoa Power BowlBlueberry Quinoa Power Bowl

Recipe created by Foodness Gracious

This blueberry quinoa power bowl is just that – power in a bowl. Packed with the goodness of frozen blueberries, walnuts, watercress and quinoa, the lemon vinaigrette adds a zesty kick to this bowl that’s perfect for spicing up work lunches. And with only 30 mins of prep, this blueberry quinoa power bowl is the best anytime salad that will kick those mid-afternoon snack cravings to the curb.

Bowl Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 1 cup frozen blueberries, thawed
  • 1 avocado, pitted and diced, about 1 cup
  • 1 bunch watercress, leaves only, about 2 cups leaves
  • ½ cup toasted chopped walnuts

Lemon Vinaigrette Ingredients

  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 Tbs. lemon juice
  • 3/4 tsp. kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp. lemon zest

Bowl Instructions

  1. Prepare quinoa according to package directions; cool.
  2. Combine cooled quinoa, blueberries, avocado, watercress and walnuts.

Lemon Vinaigrette Instructions

  1. Whisk olive oil, lemon juice, kosher salt and pepper until blended.
  2. Stir in lemon zest.
  3. Toss with quinoa salad until evenly coated.

Number of servings (yield): 6 Cups


Calories 240

Total Fat 13 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 250 mg

Potassium 423 mg

Total Carbohydrate 26 g

Dietary Fiber 6 g

Sugars 4 g

Protein 7 g

Preparation time: 10 Minutes

Cooking time: 20 Minutes

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