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bowl of quinoa grain bowl

Quinoa Grain Bowl (Vegan Meal Prep)

  • Author: Emily
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Lunch
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American


Meal prep this HEALTHY quinoa grain bowl recipe for easy and nutritious lunches on-the-go. 18 grams plant-based protein + 16 grams fiber!


  • 1 1/2 cups quinoa (or 6 servings)
  • 15 oz. can garbanzo beans
  • 16 oz. sweet potato (about one large) 
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil 
  • 1 tsp. seasoning salt 
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 5 oz. baby greens (spring mix, herb mix, etc.) 
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • ranch or creamy dressing (green goddess would be delish too!) 
  • sesame seeds or everything bagel seasoning


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Prepare ingredients:
    Make quinoa according to package instructions.
    Rinse garbanzo beans.
    Wash and dice sweet potato.
  3. On a large sheet pan, mound together garbanzo beans and diced sweet potato. Drizzle with olive oil and season with seasoning salt, garlic powder, and a pinch of pepper. Toss to coat and spread out in one single layer.
  4. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until sweet potatoes are tender, stirring after 10 minutes.
  5. Assemble your bowls:
    Divide quinoa into 4 bowls or containers.
    Divide greens into bowls/containers in one section.
    Divide garbanzo beans and sweet potatoes in another section.
    Top with sliced avocado, sesame seeds, and a drizzle of dressing. 


  • I used Tessemae’s ranch dressing in my bowls, but feel free to use any dressing. Make sure to choose a vegetarian/vegan one if that’s important to you. 

Keywords: meal prep, lunch salad, quinoa salad, vegetarian, plant-based