10 minute Weeknight Salmon and Quinoa Buddha Bowl Recipe

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One of the obstacles that many people come across is “I don’t have time to cook healthy”.

IT’s a total misconception that healthy eating takes more time than unhealthy cooking!  When you decide, that healthy body and mind are a priority for you. it’s amazing how those obstacles start to melt away 🙂

The trick is, to always have healthy ingredients at hand, so you can whip together some healthy ingredients and call it dinner!

Below you will find one of the many recipes I use to stay on top of my healthy living.  It’s super simple to make and will only take you 10 minutes.  Best of all, it’s nourishing and delicious.

This simple and delicious recipe is rich in Vitamin D, Magnesium and Omega-3s. Great for a healthy mood, healthy bones, and a healthy heart!

 Course Main Dish
 Prep Time 10




  • 4 cups baby spinach
  • 1 cup quinoa cooked
  • 1 can wild salmon
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • ½ red onion diced, optional
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • dash salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1 lime cut in half


  1. Split spinach, quinoa, wild salmon, sesame seeds, and onion (if using) between two bowls.
  2. Mix sesame oil, rice vinegar, and lemon juice together and pour on top of prepared Buddha bowls.
  3. Add salt and pepper to taste. Top with chopped cilantro and lime half.
  4. Serve and enjoy!


Tip: When looking for canned salmon try to get the ones with the most vitamin D and make sure cans are BPA-free. Good quality canned fish is usually in the “natural foods” section of many large groceries.


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