During the playoffs, it is important make sure you have access to fast and easy meals to serve your guests. This stuffed avocado recipe is a healthy replacement for your traditional game day appetizers. Shared by Monica Auslander, leading nutritionist who developed Essence Nutrition Registered Dietitians, this recipe is filling and yet doesn’t leave you feeling heavy, this dish was
This awesome recipe is for people who need a delicious and simple meal that will not leave you feeling guilty afterwards. Filled with a light quinoa salad, this stuffed avocado recipe will be a delicious hit that will still leave you with enough energy to throw the ball around during half time.
Stuffed Avocado Quinoa Salad
- 1 Avocado
- 1/4 cup dry quinoa
- 1/2 cup chickpeas, rinsed and drained
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
- 1/4 cup chopped spinach
- 1 Tbsp water
- 1 Tbsp dijon mustard
- 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
- 1/2 tsp honey
- 1/4 tsp cumin
- 1/4 tsp garlic powder
Cook the quinoa to package instructions and set aside.
Dice the cilantro and spinach.
Combine with mustard, lemon juice, honey, cumin, and garlic. Add one tablespoon of water to the dressing until it is homogenous. Add tomatoes and chickpeas to the quinoa.