Grain Bowl

what you'll need

1 can chickpeas
1/2 cup quinoa
2 cups chopped romaine
1 small butternut squash
1 small avocado
1 lime
2 tbsp olive oil
sea salt
garlic powder


  • preheat oven to 400 degrees
  • peel butternut squash, cut in half, de-seed + cut into cubes
  • place on greased baking sheet for 45-50 min (nice and brown)
  • place drained chickpeas onto a baking sheet with tbsp EVOO or avocado oil- mix in 1/2 tsp garlic, 1/2 tsp salt + 1/2 juice of fresh lime- bake for 20 min (until lightly browned)
  • cook quinoa according to package (I use a rice cooker!)
  • wash + chop lettuce place in bowl
  • peel avocado, de-pit mash in small bowl- add in lime juice + dash of salt - mix well
  • in bowl with romaine add in squash, chickpeas, quinoa + avocado

dressing: combine 2 tbsp EVOO, juice from half a lime, dash of garlic + salt- mix well + pour over salad