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Food for Thought: Quinoa Power Bowl

Wednesday, March 15, 2023
11:00 am12:00 pm

Our guest presenter for this event is Veronica Ramirez, owner of Vero Pure Green, Health Coaching Services. She will be providing nutrition tips and teaching us how to prepare a healthy and delicious recipe. If you'd like to following along please make sure to have the following ingredients on hand:

For the Quinoa
-1.5 cups uncooked quinoa, rinsed
-3 cups vegetable broth or water

For the Maple Dijon Dressing

-3 tbsp maple syrup
-3 tbsp Dijon mustard
-4 tbsp tahini
-6 tbsp apple cider vinegar
-pinch of salt and pepper

For the Power Bowls

-1 medium to large butternut squash, peeled and cubed.
-2.5 tbsp olive oil, divided.
-1 tsp smoked paprika
-1⁄2 tsp garlic powder
-1 bunch kale, leaves removed from stems (approx. 6-8 cups chopped)
-2 tbsp lemon juice
-1 garlic clove minced or grated
-salt and pepper
-1 19 oz can chickpeas (2.5 cups)
-1⁄2 cup pecans
-1⁄2 cup dried cranberries
-3 avocados

Veronica Ramirez is a long distance runner, educator and a Certified Integrative Nutritional Health Coach. She is also a wife, a busy mom of two amazing boys and lifelong fitness fan. Veronica is extremely passionate about health and movement and also about the power of raw and whole foods. She believes in the healing power of natural foods and also love teaching others how to transform their health by improving their diet and lifestyle. For more on Vero Pure Green: