This dinner entrée is super delish, loaded with great-for-your-body ingredients, easy to make, and pretty to boot. Will you look at those vibrant jewel tones? Love it.
So, what makes this dish so dang good for you?
Its loaded with the following items…
Kale– one of THE best vegetables for your body, period.
Onions– Another top contender for mucho health benefits offered whenever eating this pungent vegetable. Anti-inflammatory, anti-cancerous, helping to combat and lessen incidence of all manner of diseases.
Scallions-With many of the same benefits of onions.
Cranberries– loaded with antioxidants, helps lower risk of urinary tract infections, also anti-cancerous, they improve immune functioning, and decrease blood pressure. (Side note: be careful though when choosing dried cranberries. Often, these are LOADED with added sugar. Best to try and get some with little to no added sugar).
Quinoa-gluten free, its not a grain but a seed. Eaten for thousands of years in South America, only now is it garnering loads of hype here in the US. Its loaded with 11 essential nutrients, is high in fiber, has a low glycemic index which is great for blood sugar control, and high in antioxidants. You can read more about Quinoa here.
Pesto– it just tastes awesome 😀
Optional though surely delicious additional add-ons to this Quinoa bowl: baked salmon or chicken, shrimp, avocado, sliced bell pepper, broccoli, potentially black beans or kidney beans.
With all of that said, here is how to make this ultra healthy, super tasty entrée:
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