Healthy Thai Coconut Quinoa Bowls

Get ready for meal prep madness. These Thai Coconut Quinoa Bowls are out of this world- a vegetarian meal packed with protein, veggies, and flavor!

Get ready for meal prep madness! These Thai Coconut Quinoa Bowls are out of this world- a vegetarian meal packed with protein, veggies, and flavor!

Not sure if it’s a good or bad thing that I’ve lost track of what day and time it is. Not to mention, I’m still going strong writing 2015 on everything. Remember when you were in high school and you had all summer to dick around and it never really mattered what day or time it was? Those were the days. It’s the same notion that my days and times are fusing together, but it’s real life and I actually have a job. I can safely say that for my job the late winter and spring are just absolutely crazy! Between new partnerships, travel, and prepping for new projects…I’ve been working a lot. Mucho working.

Good news is- I’ve learned that hard work deserves hard play. Yes, I said ‘learned’. What’s the point if you don’t play hard after you’ve worked hard?

Get ready for meal prep madness! These Thai Coconut Quinoa Bowls are out of this world- a vegetarian meal packed with protein, veggies, and flavor!

Guess where I get to go tomorrow?

NAPA!

I’ve been to California many times and even lived in Northern California for a bit as a kid, but I have NEVER been to wine country. A SIN, I KNOW, A SIN. I’m leaving at the crack of dawn tomorrow morning to attend The Pulses Culinary Immersion Event. I am super pumped to meet up with some of my favorite blogger friends, some who I have met in real life and others who I haven’t. We are all ambassadors in 2016 for the Chick Pea and Lentil Council for the Year of the Pulses (more on this later).

This coming weekend is when working hard and playing hard mix into one thing. Sorrynotsorry

Get ready for meal prep madness! These Thai Coconut Quinoa Bowls are out of this world- a vegetarian meal packed with protein, veggies, and flavor!
Recipe

Healthy Thai Coconut Quinoa Bowls

  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
Author: Lee Hersh
Yield: 4

Ingredients

For the Coconut Quinoa

Roasted Veggies

  • 1 large sweet potato, diced
  • 2 cups carrots, diced
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons EVOO
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Purple Cabbage Slaw

Toppings

Instructions

For the Coconut Quinoa

For the Roasted Veggies

  1. Place diced vegetables on a baking sheet and drizzle with EVOO. Then, add in minced garlic and season with salt and pepper. Toss. Roast at 400ºF for 25-30 minutes or until you can pierce the veggies with a fork.

For the Purple Cabbage Slaw

  1. Place purple cabbage, edamame, and red pepper in a bowl. Set aside. Make your dressing by whisking together EVOO, lime juice, soy sauce, maple syrup, ginger, garlic, and dried orange peel. Then, toss veggies in dressing.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 4
  • Calories: 250
  • Sugar: 8
  • Sodium: 260
  • Fat: 16
  • Fiber: 6
  • Protein: 8

SO THESE BOWLS.

Remember my Coconut Quinoa from last week? It’s the star of this recipe. I’m telling you…I’ve been digging buddha bowls lately. I just can’t get enough. This one, in particular, is just fannnnntastic. If you like Thai flavors, then you need to make this!

Roasted veggies + crunchy veggies + coconut quinoa + greens + peanut butter = VEGETARIAN LOVE.

Can you san Meatless Monday?

Get ready for meal prep madness! These Thai Coconut Quinoa Bowls are out of this world- a vegetarian meal packed with protein, veggies, and flavor!

 

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