Bowls

Breakfast bowls, smoothie bowls, rice bowls, poke bowls – this section has it all! These easy recipes will save the day when you’re running late for work. All of them are healthy and delicious, and you can eat them for breakfast, lunch, dinner or as a snack! There are plenty of gluten free, dairy free, and vegetarian bowls to try.

Also included are no bake recipes, stovetop recipes, and simple instant pot options. Every bowl is delicious and meant to fuel your body with long-lasting energy. Who doesn’t love a combination of explosive flavors all in a single bowl? I know I do!

Browse Recipes

Chicken Brown Rice Bowl

Chicken Brown Rice Bowl (copycat Zinque’s Le Bowl)

Chicken Taco Poblano Rice Bowls in a glass meal prep container.

Chicken Taco Poblano Rice Bowls

Spicy Pork Brussels Bowls

Spicy Pork Brussels Bowls

Roasted Carrots and Chickpeas seasoned with za’atar and served over Greek yogurt with lemony kale makes a wonderful side dish or meatless main!

Za’atar Roasted Carrot and Chickpea Yogurt Bowls

Start your day off right with a healthy Chorizo Breakfast Bowl – perfect for making ahead if you need a fast and easy breakfast on the go!

Chorizo Breakfast Bowls

These quick and easy Lemon-Chili Shrimp Avocado Quinoa Bowls are great for lunch or dinner, or make them ahead for meal prep!

Lemon-Chili Shrimp Quinoa Bowls

Bring the flavors of the Mediterranean to work with these Greek Chicken Meal Prep Rice Bowls – the perfect recipe to make ahead!

Greek Chicken Meal Prep Rice Bowls

Spicy Tuna Poke Bowls made with chunks of fresh tuna, avocado, cucumbers, spicy mayo, scallions cut on the bias served on a bed of steamed rice.

Spicy Tuna Poke Bowls

This easy Buddha Bowl is made with roasted broccoli, butternut squash, and onions piled on top of whole grain rice and topped with sliced avocado, a sunny-side fried egg, and crunchy pecans.

Heather’s Buddha Bowl

A delicious, creamy White Bean Turkey Chili recipe made with canned white beans, ground turkey, aromatics and spices – no tomatoes!

White Bean Turkey Chili

This Chicken and Avocado Soup with lime, scallions and cilantro is my go-to when I want comfort food with Latin flavors.

Chicken and Avocado Soup

With marinated tuna, brown rice, avocado, cucumber, mango, macadamias and scallions, this Hawaiian style quick Ahi Poke Bowl is perfect for hot summer nights.

Ahi Poke Bowl

This refreshing Thai-style salad with greens, herbs, veggies and shrimp, all tossed in a delicious cashew dressing, is the perfect one-dish summer dinner.

Spicy Thai Shrimp Salad

Grilled chicken, zucchini and tomatoes topped with a light spinach-arugula basil pesto served over couscous.

Grilled Pesto Chicken Couscous Bowls

Strawberry Peanut Butter Swirl Smoothie Bowls – absolutely delicious, this is my new go-to 5-minute smoothie bowl with just a few ingredients! A satisfying, nutrient-rich, plant-based breakfast, snack or even dessert!

Strawberry Peanut Butter Swirl Smoothie Bowls

Breakfast lovers, jazz up your mornings with this Meal Prep Breakfast Taco Scramble, made with potatoes, turkey taco meat, scrambled eggs and salsa (cheese is optional!) perfect to make ahead for breakfast for the week!

Meal Prep Breakfast Taco Scramble

This EASY and fresh couscous is so easy and tasty, and it goes with just about everything. You can serve it with fish, chicken, beef, lamb, or pork, or you can serve it as a meat-free and light main dish.

Houston’s Couscous Salad

chili in a bowl with sour cream.

Quick Beef Chili Recipe (Instant Pot, Stove or Slow Cooker)

These Chipotle Chicken Bowls with Cilantro Lime Quinoa are so easy to make and have tons of flavor! I like to make them with chicken thighs but if you prefer white meat, chicken breast would work too. Extra limes for squeezing on top are recommended!

Instant Pot Chipotle Chicken Bowls with Cilantro Lime Quinoa

Lentils with hard boiled eggs, tomatoes, avocado, a squeeze of lime juice, cilantro and a few dashes of hot sauce is a really simple meatless lunch I like to make for myself anytime I have cooked lentils (or sometimes I buy them cooked).

Lentil Bowls with Avocado, Eggs and Cholula

Salad for breakfast? Yes!! This Breakfast BLT Salad can be eaten anytime of the day really, but eggs and bacon served over this simple massaged kale salad with avocado and tomatoes is a delicious, savory, healthy breakfast idea.

Breakfast BLT Salad

Cauliflower Fried "Rice" with Leftover Ham is a great way to use up that leftover ham from the Holidays, made with riced cauliflower in place of rice to make it low-carb – delicious!

Cauliflower Fried “Rice” with Leftover Ham

Quick and easy stuffed cabbage – without all the work! I love stuffed cabbage, it reminds me of my childhood (a staple in my home growing up), but they can be a bit time consuming. I came up with the idea to chop the cabbage and turn them into bowls instead and they came out so good! My husband RAVED, these are a keeper.

Un-stuffed Cabbage Bowls (Instant Pot or Stove Top)

Eggs are not just for breakfast, I love them for lunch or dinner too! These flavorful protein-pack bowls topped with salsa verde, black beans, avocados and queso fresco.

Quinoa Huevos Rancheros Bowls

Roasted winter squash, pomegranates and pecans over massaged kale with a light maple balsamic dressing – there is nothing boring about this salad! Rubbing the raw kale with olive oil for a few minutes leaves it tender and takes away the bitterness.

Harvest Kale Salad with Roasted Winter Squash

This easy turkey chili recipe uses lean ground turkey and a whole lotta beans! Make this in the slow cooker or Instant Pot, then pile on your favorite chili toppings and enjoy!

3-Bean Turkey Chili (Slow Cooker or Instant Pot)

For busy families looking for delicious, healthy meals that will keep everyone’s stomachs full and happy, lentils and rice with eggs and bacon are economic, easy to prepare and make enough for plenty of leftovers!

Lentils and Rice with Eggs and Bacon

This salad has everything I love about a cheeseburger, sans the bun. Chopped romaine, tomatoes, avocado, pickles, shredded cheese topped with grilled burgers, red onions and drizzled with a seriously delicious dressing.

Cheeseburger Salad

If you’ve ever had the classic Vietnamese Banh Mi sandwich, you probably know the bread can easily overpower the pork, pickled carrots and all the wonderful flavors, so I scrapped the bread and put all the goodies in a bowl over brown rice (it’s great over any grain) in my slim remake which is easy to make any night of the week!

Slow-Cooker Banh Mi Rice Bowls

These quick and easy Spiralized Summer Roll Bowls with Hoisin Peanut Sauce made with spiralized carrots and cucumbers were inspired by my shrimp summer rolls. I wanted to take those yummy rolls (which can be a bit more time consuming) and turn them into a super-quick meal, less than 10 minutes!

Spiralized Summer Roll Bowls with Hoisin Peanut Sauce