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RECIPE - 20. Mexican Nourish Bowl

Mexican Nourish Bowl

If you're struggling for lunchtime ideas, this quick and easy nourish bowl will hit the spot. Simple to heat on the stovetop or in the microwave, it's a great option to take to work. Add chicken or eat it veggie-style. Double the recipe and you'll make your co-workers jealous all week long.

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Prep Time: 5 minutes.         Cook Time: 2-5 minutes.         Servings: 2


  • 1/3 cup cooked brown rice
  • 1/2 cup black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup canned corn, drained and rinsed
  • 2 green onions, chopped (use the hollow, green parts only)
  • 1/4 cup salsa
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 3 oz cooked chicken, if desired


  1. Combine corn, black beans, salsa, and chicken in a bowl.
  2. Microwave mixture for 1 minute or sauté on the stovetop until heated through (about 3 minutes).
  3. Add rice to bowl and stir.
  4. Top with green onions and avocado.