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Grilled Chicken Quinoa Bowl with White Bean Ranch Dressing



  • 1/4 cup hemp seeds
  • 1/4 cup white beans
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp herbed Sea salt
  • 1 tsp The Villages Grown Dill
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 4–6 tbsp water


  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 cups fresh spinach or The Villages Grown Hydrocrunch Lettuce
  • 1/2 pint The Villages Grown Cherry Tomatoes
  • 1 avocado
  • 2 cups quinoa, cooked
*Tip: Toss in a handful of The Villages Grown Microgreens for extra fresh goodness!


  1. Preheat grill or grill pan. Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper. Cook on each side for about 8 minutes until cooked all the way through, about 165 degrees F.
  2. Meanwhile, prepare quinoa per manufacturer’s instructions.
  3. Peel, pit, and slice the avocado and cut cherry tomatoes into halves.
  4. Prepare dressing by placing all ingredients into a blender and blending until smooth. Slowly add water if dressing is too thick to blend. (Tip: If you add too much water, refrigerate to thicken.)
  5. Lay quinoa, fresh spinach, sliced avocado, and tomatoes in bowl, arranging neatly into sections. Top with grilled chicken and drizzle with ranch dressing. Serve with ranch on the side for dipping the veggies.