Simple Quinoa Bowl

with Smokey Coconut Bacon

Vegan | Gluten Free
This delicious creation is a lunchtime staple at Nutra HQ. The smokey vegan coconut bacon makes it an absolute next level dish, but for an extra speedy version, you could use just toasted coconut chips. 


1/2 kent pumpkin

 1 cucumber, sliced (or a few mini cucumbers)

1 tsp ground cinnamon

1 tsp fennel seeds

1/2 cup Smokey Vegan Coconut Bacon


1 cup The Wholefood Pantry Quinoa (any variety)

1/4 cup The Wholefood Pantry Pepitas

1/4 cup The Wholefood Pantry Sunflower Seeds

1/4 cup The Wholefood Pantry Deglet Noir Dates, sliced

1 tbsp Vegetable Broth powder

1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees celsius. 

2. Cut the pumpkin into wedges, pour over a little coconut oil, salt, pepper, cinnamon and fennel seeds. Lay onto a tray lined with baking paper and roast for 30 mins or until nicely caramelised.

3. Meanwhile cook the quinoa according to packet instructions, but add the vegetable broth to the cooking water.

4. Make the coconut bacon or simply toast coconut chips

5. Toast the seeds in a pan.

6. Once quinoa is cooked, add the seeds, dates, coconut chips and combine.

7. Divide into bowls and serve with pumpkin and cucumber.