Brown Quinoa Chipotle Bowl

BY : PUBLISHED : November 24th, 2019 UPDATED: August 26th, 2021

I’m excited to be partnering with Path of Life Brand in bringing you this easy-peasy meal in minutes! They’re non-gmo, gluten-free, plant-based, packed full of flavor, and conveniently sold in Sprouts nationwide! I hope you enjoy this Brown Quinoa Chipotle Bowl as much as I enjoyed creating the recipe.

Keep It Easy!

These Path of Life ready-made grains are such a lifesaver! It makes preparing a quick and healthy meal, almost effortless. Heat up and open up! That’s it! You just have to add some fresh ingredients, and you have yourself a whole-foods dish to nourish you inside out. Pretty amazing, right? A win-win!

Having these pouches stocked up at home is a great resource when life is just crazy busy! Try it and see how helpful it can be! It is as essential as to have fresh produce available weekly. In case you don’t always have time to get fresh fruits and veggies, frozen veggies are a great option! Peas, corn, broccoli, and so many others available at your local grocery store!

An All-Rounder Lunch!

This recipe has all the ingredients that make a meal complete! The protein of the black beans, the good fats of the avocado, and the complex carbs of the brown quinoa. It will leave you feeling satiated and full of energy. This is partly because of the quinoa. It is a superstar cereal! It is full of nutrients and it’s very easy to prepare, but you could also try it with brown rice or white rice!

Would you believe me if I told you this recipe takes 5 minutes to make? Such a dream! It makes eating healthy so easy and affordable. Have you tried making a quinoa bowl before? Go ahead and give it a shot! This brown quinoa chipotle bowl might become your new favorite!


Brown Quinoa Chipotle Bowl

Toni Okamoto
How would you feel about a 5-minute super healthy recipe? I thought so! Check out this brown quinoa chipotle bowl, it is so yummy and full color!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 3 servings
Calories 409 kcal
METHOD Stovetop
DIET Vegan


  • 10 ounces of Path of Life (almost) Scratch Brown Rice & Quinoa
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons of fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons of fresh lime juice
  • 2 Tablespoons of packed freshly minced cilantro
  • 15 ounces of black beans, drained
  • 3/4 cup of corn kernels
  • 1 large avocado, pitted and sliced
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 2 roma tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 cup of diced red onion
  • 1 jalapeno, sliced (optional)
  • Hot sauce, optional


  • Cook the Path of Life (almost) Scratch Brown Rice & Quinoa according to the package instructions.
  • Stir in lime and lemon juice and minced cilantro.
  • To assemble, add about ¾ cup of Path of Life (almost) Scratch Brown Rice & Quinoa to three bowls, top each bowl with ½ cup of black beans, ¼ cup of corn kernels, ⅓ of the avocado slices, lettuce, tomatoes, red onion, and jalapeno (if using). Drizzle with hot sauce, if using.


Calories: 409kcalCarbohydrates: 63gProtein: 16gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gSodium: 640mgPotassium: 1211mgFiber: 19gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 785IUVitamin C: 31mgCalcium: 96mgIron: 5mg
Keyword bowl, brown rice burrito bowl, buddah bowl, gluten free, nut-free, quick, quinoa, soy free, vegan rice bowl
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About Toni Okamoto

"They say you are what you eat, so I strive to be healthy.
My goal in life is not to be rich or wealthy,
'Cause true wealth comes from good health and wise ways...
we got to start taking better care of ourselves " - Dead Prez

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