The 28-Day Shrink Your Stomach Challenge Lentil Quinoa Bowl

This delicious whole-grain bowl from Kate Kerley of Simply Savory by Kate is loaded with fiber-rich lentils and quinoa, which will keep you full and satisfied during the 28-Day Shrink Your Stomach Challenge. Not on the challenge yet? Get the instructions and find more 28-Day Shrink Your Stomach recipes.

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1/2 cup Dry lentils
2 1/2 cups Water
1/4 cup Dry quinoa
1 Yellow squash (sliced)
1 head Broccolini (sliced)
1 cup Bok choy or greens of your choice
1 Bell pepper (chopped)
1/2 Onion (chopped)
1 tbsp Oil
1-2 tbsp Low-sodium vegetable broth
1/2 tsp Paprika
1 tsp Thai chili paste

Bring 1/4 cup quinoa and 1/2 cup water to boil. Reduce heat to simmer. Cover and let cook 20-25 minutes until all water is absorbed.

Pick through and rinse lentils. Add 2 cups of water and lentils. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to simmer and cook 10 minutes. Drain and set aside.

In a large frying pan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and saute 10 minutes. Add broccolini and peppers and saute 10-12 more minutes. Add squash and saute another 5-8 minutes.

Add bok choy, paprika, chili paste, and a splash of broth and saute until incorporated and bok choy is wilted.

Serve 1/2 cup lentils, 1/2 cup quinoa, and all vegetables.

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