High Protein Power Bowl

A great way to get a good serve of protein and vegetables into your day!

Serves: 2

Prep time: 10 mins 

Cooking time: 15 mins


1 Tbsp olive oil 

200 g pack of pre-cooked quinoa or brown rice 

1 x 400g tin of black beans rinsed 

1 x 200g block of firm tofu chopped into small cubes 

8 Cherry tomatoes chopped in half 

2 handfuls of baby spinach 

1/2 ground coriander 

Juice of 1/2 lime 

1/2 ripe avocado sliced 

2 Tbsp Tamari/low salt soy sauce 

1 Tbsp sesame seeds 

1 Tbsp of pumpkin seeds 

Fresh herb of choice to garnish (optional) 


  1. Add rinsed black beans to a bowl along with the ground coriander and the juice of 1/2 lime, mix well.  
  2. Slice the cherry tomatoes in two and add them to the beans and mix well. 
  3. Divide out the pre-cooked quinoa between 2 wide bowls. Divide the bean mix between both bowls. Add spinach to each bowl, spoon out the avocado half onto a chopping board and slice into strips and divide between the 2 bowls. 
  4. Heat a nonstick pan and add olive oil. Add the tofu to the pan and cook for 4 minutes stirring regularly until browned.  
  5. Add the soy sauce, sesame and pumpkin seeds to the cooking tofu. Stir to incorporate it all and cook for a further minute and then turn off. 
  6. Top each bowl with the tofu. 
  7. Garnish with some chopped herbs (optional). 
  8. Enjoy! 

Tip! For extra protein add in some shredded chicken, a boiled egg or some extra red kidney or black beans!