Roasted Veggies With Quinoa

Roasted veggies are like one of those staple pieces in one’s wardrobe that goes with everything! Why? Because they make the perfect addition to any meal, and this dish is no different! The roasted veggies in this add so much delicious flavor and nutrition, and the quinoa does the same! It only makes sense that putting them together makes for the perfect meal!

Everyone knows that vegetables are healthy and filled with all sorts of goodness when it comes to health benefits, but did you know that quinoa has its own impressive list of health benefits as well! Some of these are shown.

Between the quinoa and the vegetables, you can see why this dish is so good for you! These are the kind of meals that I absolutely love – they taste amazing and you know that you are loving your body by nourishing it will all sorts of amazing goodness!


Ingredients: 2 servings

  • 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 1 bell pepper (or if you want to make it more colorful, use 1/2 of one color pepper and 1/2 of another color.  I used orange and green peppers)
  • 1/2 zucchini
  • 1/2 squash
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 1/2 fennel bulb
  • garlic powder
  • Herbs de Provence
  • olive oil
  • sea salt
  • fresh basil
  • lemon juice


1.) Preheat oven to 450 degrees.

2.) Chop up your vegetables into bite size pieces

3.) Place chopped veggies in a bowl, drizzle with olive oil, then sprinkle with garlic powder, herbs de provence, and sea salt. Toss to coat.

4.) Line a baking sheet with wax paper.  Spread veggies out on baking sheet distributing evenly.  Put the veggies in the oven and cook for 30 minutes.

5.) While the veggies are cooking, prepare the quinoa as directed on the package, and chop up some fresh basil. When the quinoa is done, drizzle some olive oil on it, sprinkle it with some sea salt, and mix in the fresh basil.

6.) Take the veggies out of the oven when they are done.

7.) Mix the quinoa mixture with the veggies and serve warm.

If you would like, top with some crumbled goat cheese – super yummy!  Enjoy!

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