Buffalo Chicken Quinoa Bowls

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Yield: 6 servings


•           1 cup uncooked quinoa

•           2 cups water

•           1 lb. pulled rotisserie chicken

•           1 oz. low fat cream cheese, softened

•           1/2 cup buffalo sauce

•           4 cups chopped kale

•           1 cup grape tomatoes, halved

•           1/3 cup sliced red onion

•           1 avocado, sliced

•           1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro



Place quinoa and water in a small pot and cook according to package directions. Set aside.

While quinoa is cooking, place chicken, cream cheese and buffalo sauce in a medium bowl and mix until well-combined.

To assemble bowls, divide lettuce, quinoa, chicken mixture, tomatoes, onion, avocado and cilantro among 6 bowls. Serve immediately.


*Per Serving: Calories 290, Total Fat 10g (Saturated 2g, Trans 0g), Cholesterol 70mg, Sodium 770mg, Total Carbohydrate 26g (Dietary Fiber 5g, Total Sugars 3g, Includes 0g Added Sugars), Protein 27g, Vitamin D 0%, Calcium 4%, Iron 10%, Potassium 15%

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