This is a plant-based power meal chockful of protein, fibre and healthy fats to keep you energized and satisfied for hours. Hempseeds are indispensable to a vegan diet – they are high in protein, omega 3,6,9 essential fatty acids, magnesium, zinc and iron. Assemble this in a mason jar for a portable no-heat lunch.
3 cups chopped kale (with central stem removed)
½ cup cooked quinoa
¼ cup guacamole (recipe below)
½ cup halved cherry tomatoes
2 tbsp combination of seeds e.g. flax, hemp, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp olive oil
Salt and pepper
In a bowl, drizzle kale with 1 tsp. olive oil then rub oil in with hands to ensure the kale is coated evenly. Sprinkle with salt and any desired seasonings.
In a bowl or small mason jar, spoon the quinoa to the bottom. Mix lemon juice, salt and pepper into quinoa. Layer guacamole on top of quinoa. Add cherry tomatoes, then chopped kale. Lastly sprinkle with seeds on top.
This is a perfect no-heat meal to bring
Perfect Guacamole – mash together 1 minced clove garlic, ½ tsp salt, 2 large ripe avocados, 1 small ripe roma tomato, ½ fresh lime juice