This latest dish was inspired by a local eatery, Earth Girl Goodies, designed as a complete protein that is completely delicious. This dish is completely vegetarian and can be made with vegan substitutes, if desired. The best part about this dish is that it is super nourishing and packed with flavor! Check out the recipe bellow to taste for yourself ❤
1 1/2 Cups of Quinoa, rinsed
2 tbsp Extra Virgin, Cold-Pressed Olive Oil
1 tsp of Himalayan Pink Salt
16 oz Organic Greek Yogurt
3 Cloves of Garlic
2 tbsp Olive Oil
1/2 of a Lemon
Himalayan Pink Salt
1 tbsp Mint
To begin, bring 3 cups of water to boil, add quinoa, cover with a lid, and turn down to medium heat. Follow the instructions on your falafel mix. Most add several cups of water and ask you to let the mix soak for about 10-15 minutes. Once your quinoa is done, take off of heat, drizzle with olive oil and salt, then set aside.
Meanwhile, begin to prep your tzatziki by placing the yogurt into a medium size bowl. Then, peel and finely chop your cucumber and garlic. Add cucumber, garlic, salt, lemon, and olive oil into the yogurt and mix well.
Once the falafel mix has absorbed the water, begin to make 1/2″ thick patties. Fry in coconut oil over high heat for 2-3 minutes or follow instructions on the box.
To make your dish add quinoa, tzatziki, falafels, and your choice of toppings to your bowl ( I highly suggest using all of them 😉 ).