Ingredients

10 Chicken breasts
2 cans black beans
2 cans corn
2 cups quinoa
2 red peppers (chopped)
13-15 asparagus stalks (chopped)
Meal prep is essential for anyone serious about getting in shape. This chicken quinoa bowl makes a healthy and tasty lunch that you will look forward to eating each day.

Instructions

1.Preheat oven to 350. Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper to taste. Bake the chicken for 50 minutes
2.Add two cups of uncooked quinoa to a pot with 4 cups water. Bring the water to a bowl. Turn the heat down to low, put a lid on the pot and let cook for 15 minutes.
3.Chop the asparagus and pepper. Drain the corn an beans
4.Once the chicken is cooked, slice it into roughly bite size pieces.
5.Add one chicken breast, 1/3 cup quinoa, and 1/2 cup of each other ingredient to a freezer/microwave safe container.
6.Store the lunches in freezer until you need them.

This recipe is perfect for those who want to improve their diet because the chicken quinoa bowl is easy to put together in batches for use later. I made 10 servings and put them in freezer and microwave safe containers. That gave me two weeks worth of healthy and tasty lunches. They are great as is, but if you want to mix up the flavor a little you can add different sauces to the pre-made lunch. I alternated between going with no sauce, BBQ sauce, hoisin sauce, and a sweet and tangy sauce. Chicken quinoa together makes a great canvas for a variety of flavors because they have a neutral taste.

For anyone that wants to get to, or maintain, a healthy weight and body composition healthy eating is the biggest key. Easily 85% of staying lean is proper eating, which means exercise has just a polishing effect. Meal prep is vital for most that want to accomplish the goal of having a lean, healthy body. It doesn’t take long to prepare a weeks worth of lunches, only about an hour on a Saturday. You will need freezer and microwave safe containers, you can buy them by clicking on the banner on this page for Amazon. Once you have those containers you can start exploring lots of recipes, including the ones in our meal prep section of the website.

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