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Chicken and Quinoa Buddha Bowl

a buddha bowl of chicken quinoa
Flavorful Buddha bowls are filled with a whole lot of good-for-you foods and easy to make. This gluten-free Buddha bowl starts with quinoa and piles on nutritious veggies and tender roasted chicken.
Substitute your favorite whole grain and lean protein to make the Buddha bowl that’s just right for you.

Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories: 365
  • Fat: 14g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 64mg
  • Sodium: 317mg
  • Carbohydrates: 27g
  • Fiber: 6g
  • Protein: 30g



  1. Rinse the quinoa under cold water and drain well. Transfer the quinoa to a medium saucepan and add the broth. Bring the broth to a boil over medium-high heat. Lower the heat and simmer, covered, for 25 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the garlic, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, and honey.
  3. Slowly whisk in the olive oil. Add the salt and black pepper to taste. Add the tomatoes, bell pepper, radishes, and cucumber. Toss to coat with the dressing.
  4. Divide the quinoa among 6 bowls.
  5. Arrange the tossed vegetables, chicken breast, avocado, and lettuce leaves in the bowls.
  6. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.

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