Mushroom Quinoa Protein Bowl

December 7, 2017

Mushroom Quinoa Protein Bowl

This recipe is protein packed with a cheesy and spicy flavor without the dairy, it is super easy and quick to make. Try making this at your next holiday gathering!


-2 cups quinoa

-2 packages mushrooms

-1 block firm tofu

-2 to 3 tbsp nutritional yeast

-1 tsp red pepper flakes

-4 cups spinach

-1/4 cup pumpkin seeds

-1/4 slivered almonds

-1 can chickpeas


1. In a big pot, bring 2 cups of quinoa and 4 cups of water to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook for about 20 minutes.

2. At the same time sauté 2 packages of mushrooms. Add mushrooms to quinoa.

3. Crumble one block of firm tofu and sauté for 3-5 minutes. Add 2-3 tbsp nutritional yeast and 1 tsp red pepper flakes.

4. Steam 4 cups spinach

5. Blanche 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds and 1/4 cup slivered almonds with nutritional yeast for 1 to 3 minutes on a dry sauté pan.

6. Add all together, along with 1 can of chickpeas and top with avocado.

Recipe Notes: For a cheesier taste add more nutritional yeast, for more spice or less spice adjust the amount of red pepper flakes.

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