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Immunity Bowl

Immunity Bowl
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The following recipe and photography were provided courtesy of Julia of A Cedar Spoon.

Bowls seem to be the big thing in the foodie world, and it’s not hard to see why! They’re easy to assemble, easy to customize and easy to load with good-for-you foods! If you’re looking to eat your way to better health, this Immunity Bowl is the recipe inspiration you’ve been craving!

What makes this bowl so good for you? The answer is simple, it has all of the elements of a balanced meal including:

  • Path of Life Mediterranean Quinoa Blend: A clean, flavorful and microwaveable complex carbohydrate.
  • Sweet Potatoes and Kale: Great sources of vitamins, minerals and immune support.
  • Broccoli and Carrots: High in vitamin C, which supports the immune system.
  • Apple Cider Vinegar: Aids in clearing toxins from the body.
  • Almonds: A source of healthy fats, fiber and protein.

Ready in 20 minutes and best served with an extra drizzle of olive oil or a dollop of Greek yogurt and a sprinkle of fresh herbs, prep this recipe ahead of time for a week’s worth of healthy lunches, or whip it up in the evening for a family dinner!

Immunity Bowl Ingredients

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • It’s Easy to Make. You can buy pre-chopped vegetables from Heinen’s Produce Department, or you can prep the veggies ahead of time and store them until you’re ready to roast. Even better, Path of Life Mediterranean quinoa blend is microwave-ready, so all you have to do is heat and serve!
  • It Calls for Simple Ingredients. Eating healthy doesn’t have to be hard. This recipe uses simple, clean ingredients that are healthy and easy to find at your local Heinen’s. You may even have some on-hand already!
  • It Makes Eating Health Delicious. When the cold weather comes, we all need immune-boosting recipes like this one. The dish is packed with flavor to satisfy your taste buds and vitamins and minerals to support your body.

Immunity Bowl

Immunity Bowl


  • 1-10 oz. bag Path of Life Mediterranean quinoa blend, cooked according to package instructions and cooled to room temperature
  • 3 Tbsp. Heinen's extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 2 cups sweet potatoes, diced
  • 1 cup carrots, diced
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp. Heinen’s ground turmeric (optional)
  • 4 cups (1 bunch) stemmed kale,
  • 2 tsp. Heinen’s apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup Heinen’s sliced almonds


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 °F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, add the cubed sweet potato, diced carrots and broccoli. Add 1 Tbsp. of olive oil, salt, pepper and turmeric. Stir well. Place the vegetables on a baking sheet in an even later.
  3. Roast in the oven for 15 minutes. Use a spatula to stir, then roast for another 15 minutes.
  4. Heat the remaining 2 Tbsp. of oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the garlic and sauté for 30 seconds, or until fragrant.
  5. Add the kale and sauté 3-4 minutes, or until tender.
  6. Drizzle with vinegar and stir to combine.
  7. Divide the Mediterranean quinoa blend among 4 bowls.
  8. Top evenly with the sautéed kale, roasted vegetables and chopped almonds.
  9. Garnish with fresh herbs and another drizzle of olive oil.

Immunity Bowl

Julia Jolliff

By Julia Jolliff

Julia is all about creating quick and easy weeknight meal ideas, kid-friendly recipes and a few sweet treats. Her roots are from the Mediterranean and many of my recipes incorporate those flavors!

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