Buffalo Chicken & Quinoa Veggie Bowls are a light and healthy dinner recipe ready in just 10 minutes! They are loaded with wholesome vegetables and grains, shredded chicken tossed in spicy buffalo sauce and bleu cheese crumbles for amazing flavor!
Buffalo Chicken & Quinoa Veggie Bowls
Bowls were a big trend last year and frankly I don’t think they are going anywhere soon. They are a great way to enjoy meals in a quick and convenient way. My personal favorites are this 10 Minute Beef & Broccolini Bowl, BBQ Chicken & Roasted Sweet Potato Bowls and of course these Buffalo Chicken & Quinoa Veggie Bowls! Not only are bowls easy to make, but they also make it incredibly simple to weigh out your ingredients if you are counting calories or carbohydrates.
When I am making a bowl I like to use my handy EatSmart Precision Digital Kitchen Scale so I know exactly what my macros are for that meal. To get started I add whatever bowl I am preparing my food in to the scale. Because of the convenient tare feature on the scale, I can easily zero out the weight of whatever plate or bowl I am using to prep food. I will add one one ingredient at a time and track the nutrition in MyFitnessPal. After it’s tracked, I use the tare function to zero it out before adding the next ingredient.
Another great feature of the scale is that it can measure grams, ounces or pounds. This is important because some ingredients provide the nutritional information for a set amount of grams and others use ounces. You can quickly switch between the measurements depending on the ingredient you are needing to weigh.
The EatSmart Precision Digital Kitchen Scale also has a recessed platform which allows you to effortlessly weigh things like nuts or fruit on the scale itself and the plastic design is easy to clean.
So gather up the simple ingredients to make these healthy Buffalo Chicken & Quinoa Veggie Bowls and you will be amazed at just how quick and easy the whole process is. The spicy chicken paired with the cool avocado and tangy bleu cheese is amazing with the crunchy veggies and quinoa. It is a combination that I make time and time again and it never gets old!
- 3 oz. cooked quinoa
- 3 oz. shredded rotisserie chicken
- 2 Tbsp. buffalo sauce
- 2.5 oz. cherry tomatoes
- 1 oz. chopped celery
- 1/2 avocado
- 0.5 oz. bleu cheese
- lime wedges
- Toss the chicken in the buffalo sauce. Heat in the microwave for 30 seconds if you prefer your chicken warm.
- Add one ingredient at a time to your bowl on your EatSmart Precision Digital Kitchen Scale. After each addition tare the scale to zero and add the next ingredient. Continue until you have added everything.
- Serve with lime wedges.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 1 Serving Size: 1 grams
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 510Total Fat: 28gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 18gCholesterol: 92mgSodium: 1254mgCarbohydrates: 38gFiber: 12gSugar: 6gProtein: 34g
Provided nutrition data is only an estimate. If you are tracking these nutrients for medical purposes, please consult an outside, trusted source.