This green goddess bowl is a delicious blend of quinoa and tons of green vegetables. This salad features roasted asparagus and zucchini, fresh spinach and cucumber. This recipe is super easy and delicious. Easy, yummy, awesome!
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Cook the quinoa & heat the chickpeas: Cook quinoa like pasta. Bring water to a boil in a medium pot on high heat. Stir in the quinoa. Cover and reduce heat to low. Cook for 10 minutes. Add the spiced chickpeas. Season with salt. Cover and cook an additional 5 minutes. Using a strainer, drain excess water.
Prepare the vegetables: Wash and rinse all produce. While the quinoa is cooking, break off the woody end of the asparagus*. Cut the asparagus in pieces. Dice the zucchini. Slice the cucumber.
*Aspargus: To remove the wood end – bend the asparagus spear about 2-3 cm from the end and it will break at the right spot.
Cook the vegetables: Place the zucchini on a lined baking sheet. Drizzle with oil and season with salt. Cook 8 minutes. Add the asparagus to the zucchini. Drizzle with oil season with salt. Cook an additional 6-7 minutes.
Assemble & serve: In individual bowls place the quinoa and spiced chickpeas, asparagus, zucchini, cucumber and spinach. Garnish with pine nuts & seeds mix and the green goddess dressing.
Dr. Craig Herrington, Naturopath
Did you know that zucchinis are actually a fruit? The largest zucchini ever grown was 69.5 inches long and weighed over 65 pounds!
Cooking with Kids
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Lacey Engel, Registed Dietitian
Did you hear that crunch? Ask your little one what sounds food makes in their mouth when they bite. It’s an easy and quick way to make food more fun!
Cooking for kids?
Feel free to slowly introduce new vegetables to children.
Making this recipe with kids?
Ask the child to help by completing step 2 & 4.
- Prepare the vegetables
- Assemble & serve
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Note: We cannot guarantee any dish is allergen free.