Lunch | Dinner

Blueberry Power Bowl

  • 15 Mins

    Prep Time

  • 0 Mins

    Cook Time

  • 4


  • 483


  • 20g


  • 66g


  • 11g




  • ½ Cup Quinoa
  • ½ Cup Lentils
  • 5 oz Container Lettuce, washed
  • 1 Avocado, washed and diced
  • ¼ Cup Pasteurized Feta Cheese
  • 1 Pint Blueberries, washed
  • ¼ Cup Dried Cherries
  • ½ Cup Salted, Roasted Cashews
  • ¼ Cup Poppy Seed Dressing, more if necessary
  • NNuts:

    Replace the salted cashews with salted pumpkin or sunflower seeds.

  • DDairy:

    Replace the feta cheese with a dairy-free alternative.


  • 1.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

  • 2.

    Prepare Quinoa & Lentils Prepare the quinoa and lentils according to package directions. Allow to cool completely before topping salad.

  • 3.

    Assemble Salad & Serve Divide the lettuce between the 4 bowls. Top each bowl of lettuce with quinoa, lentils, avocado, feta cheese, blueberries, dried cherries, and cashews. Drizzle the poppy seed dressing over each salad to coat evenly.

  • 4.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

Recipe Created by Meijer Registered Dietitians

Nourishment Notes


Quinoa is a type of seed, but often used as a grain in dishes. It’s gluten-free and provides vitamins, minerals, protein, and fiber, important to overall health.


Avocados are a great source of healthy, monounsaturated fats that may help protect the heart. The high fat content makes avocados a healthier, high-calorie food option.


Cashews are a type of nut that may provide important heart-healthy benefits. Nearly all nuts are nutrient and energy dense, making them a good high-calorie food option.


Blueberries contain many different compounds, such as flavonoids and resveratrol, that may help to decrease growth and stimulate self-destruction of various types of cancer cells.

Feta Cheese

Full-fat dairy products, such as cheese, cream, and whole milk, are high in calories. A high-calorie diet may be necessary if unwanted weight loss is occurring. Full-fat dairy also provides important nutrients such as calcium, potassium, and vitamin D.

Fatigue Buster

  • Quinoa & Lentils

    Quinoa and lentils can be prepped ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

  • Ask for Assistance

    Ask a friend or family member to help assemble the salad.

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