Veggie Bowls | Chicken and Quinoa

Veggie Bowls | Chicken and Quinoa

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Ingredients
non-stick cooking spray
1 large head cabbage
2 yellow squash
2 zucchini
1 (8-ounce) whole fresh mushrooms
1 package small vine tomatoes
2 to 3 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons Mrs. Dash garlic and herb seasoning
¼ cup shredded parmesan cheese

Optional ingredients that could be added if desired:
new potatoes, finely chopped
onion
garlic
green onion

Directions
Wash all vegetables thoroughly. Cut tomatoes and mushrooms in half. Coarsely chop squash and zucchini.
Gently peel leaves from cabbage head. Stack 2 leaves together to make a bowl.
Spray slow cooker with non-stick cooking spray.
Add cabbage leaves to slow cooker and fill each cabbage bowl with veggies.
Drizzle olive oil over all and sprinkle with seasoning and parmesan cheese.
Cover and cook on LOW for 4 to 6 hours or HIGH for 2 to 3 hours, making sure veggies are tender.

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Chicken and Quinoa

Every time I make this combo, I kick myself for not making it more often. Ideally this recipe is a perfect staple to get you through the week with healthy lunches! Put it on a salad, in a tortilla, or just eat it up with salsa and fresh onions chopped on top- YUM! This recipe is also perfectly paired with our Veggie Bowl recipe! -Jenna

Ingredients:

4 boneless, skinless chicken breast
2 tablespoons minced garlic
1 medium onion, chopped
1 heaping tablespoon Mrs. Dash Garlic and Herb seasoning
1 box Easy Quinoa, OR 1 ½ cups cooked quinoa

Directions:

Place chicken breast in slow cooker.
Sprinkle garlic, onion, and seasoning over the top.
Cook on LOW for 7 hours or HIGH for 3-4.
Cook quinoa right before serving.
Shred chicken, then mix in cooked quinoa.

5 to 6 quart slow cooker
Serves 4 to 6

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