Mel's Buddha Bowls {With Super Tasty Peanut Sauce}
Mel's Buddha Bowls {With Super Tasty Peanut Sauce}
  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Ingredients

    • 1/3 cup fresh lime juice
    • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter or tahini
    • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
    • 1 tablespoon sesame oil or toasted sesame oil
    • 1 to 2 teaspoons honey
    • 1 teaspoon chili-garlic sauce (optional, but adds great flavor and a little kick)
    • 1 clove garlic, finely minced
    • 1 1/2 cups quinoa (see note)
    • Chicken broth or water
    • 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
    • 1 red onion, peeled and diced
    • 1 to 2 tablespoons oil
    • Salt and black pepper (I use coarse for both)
    • 2 to 3 cloves garlic, finely minced
    • 1 tablespoon finely minced fresh ginger or ginger paste (see note)
    • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
    • 1 seedless/English cucumber, peeled and diced
    • 2 to 3 cups baby spinach
    • Diced avocado
    • Chopped, fresh cilantro

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 457 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 23 g 34.92%
    • Saturated Fat: 4 g 18.01%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 729 mg 30.36%
    • Calcium: 83 mg 8.29%
    • Potassium: 483 mg 13.79%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 5 mg 25.46%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 51 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 6 g 25.61%
    • Sugar: 6 g
    • Protein: 14 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 4 g
    • Vitamin A 55.68%
    • Vitamin C 22.85%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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