Grain Bowl With Green Quinoa, Tepary Beans, Avocado and Egg

Start your day with this Sonoran style power breakfast. It’s high in protein, complex carbs and healthy fats.

Serves 1.


1/2 cup dry quinoa

1/4 cup green salsa

3/4 cup vegetable or chicken broth

1 tablespoon fresh or dried chopped cilantro

1/2 teaspoon chia seeds 

1/2 cup prepared tepary beans

1/2 of an avocado, sliced 

1 egg

1 teaspoon butter

1/2 cup zucchini or summer squash, diced or spiralized 

2 tablespoons chunky pico de gallo salsa


Bring broth and salsa to a boil in a medium pot. Add quinoa, reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 12 minutes or according to package directions. 

Remove from heat, stir in cilantro and chia seeds, cover and steam for 5 minutes.  In the meantime fry the egg in a teaspoon of butter.

Spoon the quinoa into the bottom of a serving bowl. Arrange the beans, fried egg, avocado slices and chunky salsa on top.