This is my GO-TO summer recipe. (It's already summer if you believe it hard enough) This takes a total of 20 minutes to put together and doesn’t require you turning on your oven. Can I get an amen?
Stressed? Here are some omega 3’s! Hungry? Here is a balanced meal with protein, carbs, and fats! Want something incredibly delicious?
EASY GREECE-Y CHOPPED BOWLS
There are some superfoods that need a shoutout in this recipe like:
-Bone broth: this is a gut health staple I absolutely love! Bone broth is high in calcium, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, collagen, + tons of minerals + amino acids needed for your gut, hormones, joints, + nervous system. & it’s easy to digest and absorb!
-Macadamia nuts: a beautiful source of omega 3 fatty acids, antioxidants, and flavonoids to fight stress + inflammation!
-Garlic: antiviral, antibacterial, anti fungal!
-Mint: great for digestion, skin clarity, has anti inflammatory and antioxidant properties!
-Parsley: Antioxidants + Vitamins A, K, C and Folate, make parsley helpful to balance blood sugar, improve bone health, and support healthy kidneys + heart!
-1 English cucumber, chopped
-1 container cherry tomatoes, quartered
-2 cloves garlic
-1 can chickpeas, drained
-1/3 cup macadamia nuts, chopped
-1 handful fresh mint leaves, chopped
-1 handful fresh parsley, chopped
-1/2 small red onion, chopped
-1/3 cup feta cheese, crumbled
-1/4 cup chopped olives
-1/2 cup Israeli Couscous
-1.5 cups bone broth
-juice of 2 lemons -salt + pepper
Prepare the couscous according to the package instructions, substituting water for bone broth.
Chop all of the vegetables, herbs + nuts, and rinse and drain chickpeas, put into a large bowl.
When couscous is done, drain and add to the chopped produce, mix well. Add feta, salt, pepper, + lemon juice + a drizzle of olive oil and combine well.