1-2 red, green, orange or yellow bell peppers, sliced
¼ head red cabbage, sliced
2-3 cooked beets, sliced or diced
Your favorite greens (kale, lettuce, arugula or spinach)
Salt and pepper to taste
Nature's Eats Raisins,
Nature's Eats Raw Sunflower Seeds
Nature's Eats Pumpkin Seeds,
Nature’s Eats Walnuts or
Nature’s Eats Almonds
Whether you're moving into a new year, a new week or a new commitment to health, finding nutritious lunch meals and healthy lunch ideas on the go are a great way to begin. Since we don't often have lots of time for cooking wouldn't it be great to have prepared meals in the refrigerator ready to grab on the way out the door? Healthy bowls are perfect for healthy diet recipes for lunch. They are quick and easy to make, and you can incorporate them into your life as healthy lunch ideas on the go.
Pre-heat the oven to 350°F.
Cut sweet potato into cubes and cover with olive oil, salt, and pepper. Place on a baking sheet in the oven. After 10 minutes flip sweet potatoes over with a spatula. Cook for another 10 minutes, or until cooked all the way through. Remove and place to the side.
To cook quinoa rinse, then cook in a rice cooker or pot on the stove. Place quinoa to the side.
Prepare all vegetables and place them in storage bags or containers in the refrigerator. Slice the avocados.
To serve, grab a bowl and start by placing some quinoa on the bottom, adding beans, greens, sweet potatoes, beets, carrots, bell peppers, and cabbage. Add your favorite Nature's Eats Seeds, Nature's Eats Nuts, and Nature's Eats Raisins.
Top with hummus or your favorite dressing and serve.
Tips: Make your Healthy Bowls colorful like a rainbow. Be creative and add any other things that sound good to you that are healthful and nutritionally dense. Each bite of your healthy bowl will be full of delicious flavors from your favorite vegetables along with the sweetness and warmth of the cooked sweet potatoes. The soft and hearty quinoa pairs perfectly with the hummus, and the beans and avocados will leave you completely satisfied and happy.