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Try Our Chipotle Chicken Buddha Bowl – 6 Weight Watcher Smart Points

Try Our Chipotle Chicken Buddha Bowl – 6 Weight Watcher Smart Points

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Everywhere you see, Buddha Bowl seems to be the new “buzz word” and we decided that we had to try it out. What could be wrong about veggies, meat and grains in a yummy flavored bowl to tempt the taste buds? Our Buddha bowl has a bit of kick to it with the Chipotle seasoning, but it’s countered nicely with the avocado and only 8 smart points. We suggest you try it if you are new to the entire Buddha craze – it isn’t as daunting as you might think.

Chipolte Chicken Buddah Bowl


You will need:

Chipotle chicken
2 tbsp. of chipotle seasoning
2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts cut in half length wise
1/4 C olive oil
3 tbsp. chipolte adobo sauce
1 tbsp. dijon mustard
1 tbsp. honey mustard
2 tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
1 tbsp. minced garlic

Salad

6 cups mixed greens
1/2 pint cherry tomatoes, sliced
1/4 cup torn fresh cilantro
4 green onions diced
1 avocado, sliced seed removed

Dressing

1 lime, juiced
2 tbsp. olive oil
1/2 tbsp. honey

Lime quinoa
1/2 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed
1 cup low-sodium chicken stock
1 tbsp. coconut oil
1 lime, juiced and grated
1/4 tsp. salt

CHICKEN MARINATE DIRECTIONS

  • In a medium bowl, combine the olive oil, adobe, dijon mustard, cilantro, and garlic and mix until combined
  • Place chicken into a ziploc bag and then add the sauce into the bag. Shake well
  • Place chicken into the fridge for an hour to marinate
  • Grill chicken to your desire.

SALAD DIRECTIONS

  • In a small bowl, whisk together the lime juice, olive oil and honey
  • In a large bowl, combine the salad and salad dressing and mix until combined

QUINOA DIRECTIONS

  • Using a medium sized saucepan with a lid, add the quinoa and chicken stock into the pan and bring to a boil. Stirring frequently
  • Once boiling, bring to a simmer and cover with the lid
  • Cook for about 15-20 minutes or until all the liquid is absorbed
  • Mix in the coconut oil, lime juice, lime zest, and salt

DIRECTIONS TO PUT TOGETHER

Using a dinner bowl, place some salad into the bowl, top with Quinoa, cherry tomato’s, cilantro, chicken, and avocado.

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