Red Quinoa Simple Salmon Bowl
I have a nourishing and delicious healthy recipe that you can enjoy any night of the week that is rich in omega-3 fat’s which aids in boosting our brain health and is loaded with B vitamins, fiber and magnesium!
Fun Fact: Did you know that Quinoa is actually a seed, not a grain! It is also high in protein! Red Quinoa Simple Salmon Bowl Serves 2 For the Salmon: 2 (6) ounces wild caught salmon fillets 1 Lemon For The Red Quinoa: 1 Cup Red Quinoa 2 tbsp Olive Oil 2 tsp Basil 2tsp Thyme Dash Sea Salt Dash Black Pepper Bowl/Topping: 1 Whole Avocado 2 Cups Organic Mixed Greens Directions: Pan Seared Salmon: Take both salmon fillets and add sea salt, black pepper on a medium-hot pan. Cook both sides for 4-5 minutes. Add lemon slices on top and cook for an additional 3 minutes or until the salmon is cooked all the way though. Red Quinoa: Rinse the red quinoa and measure 1 cup. Bring 1 cup quinoa and 2 cups water to a boil. Lower heat and let simmer covered for approx. 15 min Add olive oil, basil, thyme, sea salt and black pepper Bowl/Topping: Add 2 cups mixed greens separated into (2) bowls. Add 1/2 cup quinoa to each bowl as well as 1/2 an avocado with the salmon on top. Enjoy!
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