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A Delicious and Gut-Friendly Vegan Lunch Bowl

lunch recipe Jul 25, 2023
Gut-Friendly Vegan Lunch Bowl

A Delicious and Gut-Friendly Vegan Lunch Bowl 

Finding a tasty and nutritious lunch option that is also gut-friendly can sometimes be a challenge, especially for vegans. But fear not! We have an easy-to-make recipe that combines the goodness of quinoa, black beans, roasted vegetables, and avocado. This vegan lunch bowl is delicious, satisfying, and packed with fiber and plant-based protein. Let's dive into the recipe and learn how to create this mouthwatering meal.

What you’ll need: 

  • Peppers, onions, squash, mushrooms, avocado (any other veggies of your choice)
  • Garlic powder, oregano, black pepper
  • Black Beans
  • Olive oil
  • Quinoa


  • After gathering your ingredients, begin by pre-roasting your vegetables.
  • Cut up your veggies, and place them on a baking sheet.
  • Drizzle with the olive oil and sprinkle garlic powder, oregano, and black pepper.
  • Roast at 350°F until lightly browned and tender, about 15-20 minutes. Meanwhile, cook the quinoa according to package directions.
  • Next, add the cooked quinoa, black beans, roasted vegetables, and cubed avocado in a large bowl. The black beans provide additional protein and fiber, while the avocado adds a creamy texture and healthy fats.
  • Drizzle some olive oil (or your preferred vinaigrette) over the bowl for added flavor.
  • Gently toss all the ingredients together to ensure they are well-mixed.

This hearty bowl is not only packed with nutrients but also incredibly versatile. Feel free to personalize it by adding other ingredients like leafy greens, cherry tomatoes, or a squeeze of lime juice for a tangy kick. 

If you're planning to have this meal on the go, divide the mixture into individual containers for easy portability. These lunch bowls can be refrigerated and enjoyed throughout the week, making them perfect for meal prepping. Eating a vegan lunch that is both gut-friendly and delicious doesn't have to be complicated. The beauty of this recipe lies in its simplicity and versatility, allowing you to adapt it to your taste preferences and dietary needs. So, go ahead and give this vegan lunch bowl a try – your taste buds and your gut will thank you!


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