Protein Power Bowl

Another Oh She Glows recipe! I had to share this one, I’ve made it twice in the past two weeks! The tahini sauce is to die for . . . you guys gotta make this one, so easy and so nutritious, you will love it ❤ I added avocado and hemp hearts to this dish as well

Ingredients – Lemon Tahini Dressing

-1/4 Cup tahini

-1 large clove garlic

-1/2 Cup fresh lemon juice, from about 2 lemons

-1/4 Cup nutritional yeast

-2 – 3 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

-1/2 teaspoon pink himalayan salt

-Freshly ground black pepper

Ingredients – Lentil Mixture

-1 Cup lentils

-1 Cup spelt berries or wheat berries, soaked overnight. *Or use millet, quinoa, rice*

-1 1/2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil

-1 small red onion, chopped

-3 cloves garlic, minced

-1 red bell pepper, chopped

-1 large tomato, chopped

-3 Cups spinach or lacinato kale, roughly chopped

-1/2 Cup fresh parsley leaves

Directions

-Make the Lemon Tahini Dressing: In a good processor, combine the tahini, garlic, lemon juice, nutritional yeast, extra virgin olive oil, 1/2 teaspoon salt, & black pepper & process until smooth. Set aside until ready to use

-Cook the lentils according to package instructions. Set aside

-Cook the spelt berries according to package instructions. Set aside

-In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion & garlic & sauté for a few minutes, until the onion is translucent

-Add the bell pepper & tomato & sauté for 7 – 8 minutes more, until most of the liquid has cooked off

-Stir in the spinach & sauté for a few minutes more, until the green wilt

-Stir in all of the Lemon Tahini Dressing & the cooked lentils & spelt berries. Reduce the heat to low & simmer for a few minutes more. Remove from the heat & stir in the minced parsley

-Season with salt & black pepper to taste

Protein Power Bowl

XOXO

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