Healthy bowls are all the craze right now.
You will find beautiful and colorful healthy bowls all over social media.
People cut up the veggies intricately and place them carefully in a bowl. Take it from us; these bowls are not only pretty looking but packed with nutrients and taste delicious. Here are some healthy bowl ideas you can easily make at home.
Before making the rice bowls or any type of bowls, there are a few things you can do to make your life a lot easier. You don’t necessarily have to go out of your way to buy new ingredients for the bowl. Any leftovers from your dinner or lunch come in handy and can be made into a beautiful rice bowl.
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Many people also make bowls as meal preps for the week because it is so easy and healthy. If you don’t want to consume rice, there are always other options such as chickpeas, quinoa, or even faro. Some people like to add sweet potatoes to their bowls instead of grains. The beauty of healthy bowls is you can throw in what you like in them. They can be customized to suit your taste.
Also, the options for dressing are also unlimited. Some of the most preferred healthy bowl dressings are:
- Creamy chipotle
- Peanut sauce
- Cilantro and lime
- Red pesto
This bowl is a simple and colorful version of bibimbap, the Korean dish in which vegetables, eggs, meat, and rice are rolled up in seaweed and cut into bite-size pieces. For the bowl, you can add any vegetables of your choice, eggs, any type of meat you prefer, and rice. Sprinkle some sesame seeds, and add soy sauce and sesame oil dressing with a bit of salt and pepper. This bowl is healthy and loaded with nutrients.
This bowl is another healthy entry from the Asian region. This Japanese breakfast bowl can be eaten at any time of the day. It is healthy, light, and nutritious. You can add any type of vegetables you like, such as asparagus, mushrooms, peas, and more. Add a fried egg to the vegetables and rice, and dress it with soy sauce mixed with a bit of wasabi for that kick.
Farmer’s Market Bowl
This breakfast bowl can be enjoyed at any time of the day. You can easily swap the rice with cauliflower rice and use different vegetables such as beets, carrots, and broccoli with cherry tomatoes. Adding cucumber and peas is another excellent option for an extra bit of freshness. Since this bowl has no meat or eggs, you can add protein to get a perfectly healthy vegan rice bowl.
A few years ago, people had no idea what kimchi was. Today, you will find it everywhere. Kimchi is napa cabbage fermented with Korean spices. It is an excellent source of probiotics and tastes divine. Koreans eat kimchi every day because it is believed to reduce the likelihood of several health issues. If you have any leftover rice, add them to a pan with a bit of kimchi and sauté. Add vegetables like mushrooms and meat with a bit of seasoning. You can add shaved carrots and cucumbers on the side. For this variation of a rice bowl, shitake mushrooms are an excellent choice.
Avocado Rice Bowl
Ah! It’s the ever-famous and ever-green avocado bowl. People consume more avocado now than they ever did before. The nutty flavor avocado adds to the rice bowls is incomparable. The inclusion of avocado beautifies the bowl with its vibrant green color and adds healthy nutrients to it. Use brown or white basmati rice, add grilled chicken and vegetables like carrots, cucumbers, green beans and then place the sliced avocado on top. If you want to make your bowl healthier, then add nuts like almonds or sunflower seeds. Sprinkle a bit of salt and pepper, and add lemon juice. Viola! Your beautiful and healthy avocado bowl is ready.
You must be familiar with these. Burritos bowls are a perfect replacement for burritos if you are looking to eat in a healthy way. They have fajita chicken or carne asada, onions, black beans, rice, guacamole, and sour cream. If you are good with spices, you can add a bit of salsa verde.
We hope the healthy bowl ideas listed above will satisfy your food craving while providing you with tons of nutrition. Happy eating!