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Steak Fajitas Bowl with Poblano Crema

August 15, 2018

Steak Fajitas, but in a protein bowl and then topped with Poblano Crema?! Oh mah gahd.

Steak Fajitas- The Seasonal Junkie

Before I tell you all about this Steak Fajitas protein bowl, I have some news…. Are you ready? Okay….

I’m Engaged!!

That’s right, my Boyfriend of 6 1/2 years popped the question at The Peach Festival in the apple orchard in Sedona. It was pretty magical. Honestly though, I don’t think that much emotion at once can be good for you. One minute I’m standing there wondering what he’s doing on his knee, the next I have a ring on my finger and don’t even know if I said anything., It was like I completely blacked out. Good thing he had set up his phone because I barely remember. And I know what you’re thinking… No. I did not have too many peach daiquiris. So basically, he’s stuck with my crazy ass and I couldn’t be more thrilled.

If you want to see a pic of us being so cute, click here. And follow my insta for the latest and greatest.

Don’t feel too bad for him though. I feed him like a king… and I’m pretty sure I’m funny.

Steak Fajitas- The Seasonal Junkie

Okay now that we got the romantics out of the way bring on the steak fajitas protein bowl….

As I mentioned in my last blog post, I’m done with Keto and am eating normally again. Which is why I could not wait to whip up a batch of quinoa for this Steak Fajitas bowl. Obviously you can do whatever your heat desires… rice, barley, cauliflower rice… you do you. Quinoa was delicious though so feel free to follow my lead.

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And if you’re not drooling already at the site of  this bowl of wonder. Check out the poblano crema! In my humble opinion, it’s the star of this baby. I used Greek Yogurt as the base and it paired perfectly well with the peppers. Don’t say I never did anything for you.

Steak Fajitas- The Seasonal Junkie

Anyways, get down with your bad self and these Steak Fajitas protein bowl and quickly, because a moment without it is a moment lost.

Steak Fajitas- The Seasonal Junkie

Steak Fajitas Bowl with Poblano Crema

Serves: 4-6
Cooking Time: 45 Minutes


  • 1-1.5 Pound Flank Steak (you can sub skirt steak as well)
  • 1 can Black Beans, Rinsed and Drained
  • 3/4 cup Corn
  • 1 cup Cherry Tomatoes, halved
  • 1 Green Bell Pepper, cut into strips
  • 1 Orange Bell Pepper, cut into strips
  • 1 tbsp Garlic, minced
  • 1/2 Red Onion, cut into slices
  • 1/2 cup Cilantro, Chopped
  • 1 Avocado, Sliced
  • Poblano Crema
  • 2 poblano peppers
  • 1 Cup Greek Yogurt
  • 1/2 Lime, juiced
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Chili Powder
  • Garlic Powder
  • 3 cups Cooked Quinoa mixed with 3 tbsp of chopped cilantro



Poblano Crema:


Char Poblano Peppers over fire until all black


Place in bowl cover with saran wrap for 5 minutes, using fork or hands scrape off charred portion and clean seeds and stem


In food processor add greek yogurt, lime juice, roasted poblano


1 tsp of salt


Process until blended


Set aside




Preheat oven to 350 degrees (if necessary)


Season with salt, pepper, chili powder, and garlic powder


Heat pan until smoking


Sear steak on all sides


Finish Steak in oven if necessary


In pan heat oil sautee onions, garlic, and bell peppers- cook until soft Season with Salt and Pepper


Add Black Beans and Corn and cook until hot


To assemble


Scoop quinoa


Top with fajita, corn, and bean mixture


Add sliced tomatoes and avocado


Add cooked steak, avocado, and poblano crema


Sprinkle additional cilantro



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  • Reply
    August 16, 2018 at 1:59 am

    OMG, congratulations on the engagement!!!! Enjoy your engagement and have fun planning your next steps together 🙂 I was drawn here for the fajita bowl pictures…clearly, I got a little distracted after I started reading. Seriously, love this recipe, thanks for sharing it <3

    • Reply
      August 17, 2018 at 12:45 am

      Getting distracted is my specialty haha! Thank you so much Nicole!

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    August 16, 2018 at 3:45 pm

    Yum! Anything with high protein sounds good to me- this looks delish! Can’t wait to try it!! <3 Jamie

    • Reply
      August 17, 2018 at 12:46 am

      Thank you so much Jamie, I hope you enjoy!

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