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$3.61 per serving
Ready in 40 minutes
Spoonacular Score: 99%
Autumn Quinoa Buddha Bowl requires about 40 minutes from start to finish. Watching your figure? This gluten free and vegan recipe has 1160 calories, 36g of protein, and 42g of fat per serving. This recipe serves 2 and costs $3.61 per serving. This recipe from Simply Quinoa has 87 fans. Head to the store and pick up alfalfa sprouts, dinosaur kale, cranberries, and a few other things to make it today. To use up the quinoa you could follow this main course with the Quinoa Pudding as a dessert. It works well as a rather pricey main course. Taking all factors into account, this recipe earns a spoonacular score of 99%, which is tremendous. If you like this recipe, you might also like recipes such as Cozy Quinoa Buddha Bowl, Quinoa Buddha Bowl (+ a tutorial), and The Buddha Bowl.
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