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Quinoa, Salmon and Broccoli Bowl

There are a number of foods out there that many consider “super foods”.  These powerhouse foods can give you a health boost and do so while tasting absolutely fantastic.  While heaping them all together at one time may produce a steamy concoction you might find three witches cackling about, choosing wisely can produce one heck of a meal.

In today’s Meal of the Week, we are going to be combining some staples from the food world with a super food to produce a well balanced and great tasting meal, the Quinoa, Salmon and Broccoli Bowl.

Servings: 2
Complexity: Easy

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup quinoa
  • 2/3 cup water
  • Salt
  • 1 scallion, thinly sliced
  • 1 small head of broccoli, cut into florets
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 3 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • fresh ground pepper
  • 2 6oz. salmon filets (remove skin)

Directions:

  • Preheat Oven to 400F
  • Rinse Quinoa with fresh water and Drain
  • Add Quinoa, water, and 1/8 teaspoon salt to a saucepan and bring to a boil
  • Reduce Heat to low and cover, stirring occasionally till quinoa is tender and water is evaporated (between 12 and 15 mins)
  • Once done, let sit covered for 4-5 mins
  • Add scallions and fluff (mix with a fork)
  • Line a rimmed baking sheet with Aluminum Foil
  • Toss broccoli, tomatoes, carlic, oil, salt & pepper to taste on backing sheet (toss until everything is oiled) and Roast for 10-12 mins
  • Remove from oven for Salmon
  • Sprinkle Salmon with Salt & Pepper and place on backing tray with vegetables
  • Bake until veggies are tender and Salmon is cooked thoroughly (12-15 mins)
NUTRITION FACTS
Calories 452
Total Fat 20 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Sodium 261 mg
Total Carbohydrates 27 g
Dietary Fiber 6 g
Sugars 2 g
Protein 42 g

About Joe DiFiglia

Fitness and sport enthusiast. Spartan Race Junky. I have been a martial artist since the age of 4 and addicted to anything challenging. Years of Martial Arts training provides the ability to keep going when my body really wants to quit.

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