If you’re in a dinner slump, I’ve got you covered with a simple dish. This easy quinoa protein bowl is packed with flavor and perfect for meal prep. My favorite way to meal prep is to make a double batch so I have leftovers for the week. I just released my newest meal plan and this one is included and I couldn’t wait to share it with you.
So often we overcomplicate nutrition, but it really comes down to simple habits.
If you’re struggling with where to start, start with dinners or lunches or breakfasts. Then you can add in another meal to focus on once you’ve made eating healthy at a certain meal. You don’t have to change all the things at once in order to make progress. Small changes lead to big results.
Healthy Meal Planning
And this dish will kick start your journey to eating healthy! Quinoa is packed with protein but if you want more fiber and protein be sure to add a can of chickpeas!
Easy Quinoa Protein Bowl
1 cup quinoa, uncooked
¼ cup coconut aminos or low sodium soy sauce
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon ginger
1 5-ounce package fresh baby spinach
1/3 cup sliced almonds
1 10- ounce package shredded carrots
1/2 tablespoon lime juice or more, to taste
1. Cook the quinoa according to package directions.
2. Add the garlic, half of the coconut aminos, carrots, and ginger to a skillet over medium-high heat.
3. Cook for about a minute. Add the spinach and cook until it’s wilted.
4. Remove the pan from the heat. Stir in the almonds, lime juice, and cooked quinoa.
5. Toss until combined.