Simple Quinoa Apple Power Bowl

Simple Quinoa Apple Power Bowl

This Simple Quinoa Apple Power Bowl combines the three macronutrients, favorite fall flavors, and a ton of vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants to keep you full and energized for a long time into the future.
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Course: salads
Cuisine: Salads
Keyword: easy recipe, healthy recipe, meal prep, no-cook, power bowl, quinoa bowl, salad, tofu recipe, vegan, vegan recipe, vegetarian recipe
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 2
Author: Ginger Hultin


  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/8 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cups green leafies (spinach, kale, Romaine)
  • 1 block firm or extra firm tofu, pressed and cubed
  • 1/2 medium apple of your choice, diced


  • Prepare the quinoa by boiling 2 cups of water then adding the rinsed quinoa, covering, and simmering for 13-15 minutes until the water is absorbed. Set aside to cool. In a mason jar or salad dressing shaker, add olive oil, vinegar, mustard, maple syrup, salt and pepper and whisk or shake thoroughly to combine. Assemble simple quinoa apple power bowl by filling two bowls with 1 cup of greens each, then topping each with 1/2 the cubed tofu and 1/2 cup each of quinoa. Add chopped apple on top and around the periphery of the bowl. Drizzle power bowl with dressing and serve immediately or pack for lunch the next day.


Feel free to replace apple with pear or tangerine slices. There may be quinoa or dressing left over which can be perfect meal prep for other dishes.