14 Simple, Healthy Meals In A Bowl

Oh, it’s a bowl’d move, all right. Loads of healthy foods, all combined in one compact, delicious dish. Pile ’em high with healthy veggies, kimchi, whole grains, fresh greens, noodles, lean meats, tofu, fresh herbs, and if you like, plop an egg on top!

1. Bibimbap (Korean Rice With Mixed Vegetables)

“Bibimbap means ‘mixed rice,” topped with vegetables, beef, a whole egg, and gochujang (red chili pepper paste). You can substitute soy sauce or Sriracha for the chili paste.” – mykoreaneats

Bibimbap (Korean Rice With Mixed Vegetables)

Photo by Hungry Gopher

2. Vermicelli Noodle Bowl

“This simple Vietnamese noodle salad combines fresh herbs, rice vermicelli, cucumber, bean sprouts, topped with grilled shrimp, and tossed with a tangy sweet and sour sauce.” – Allrecipes

Vermicelli Bowl

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3. Asian Noodle Salad

“A beautiful and flavorful salad with a fresh ginger dressing. The cap of the shiitake mushroom is meaty with a lot of flavor; reserve the tough stems for stocks.” – Christine

Asian Noodle Salad

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4. Nutty Brown Rice Salad

“This delicious cold rice salad has the great flavors of brown rice, fresh veggies, and chopped raw almonds.” – Jacklyn Wood

Nutty Brown Rice Salad

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5. Garlic Chicken Fried Brown Rice

“Leftover brown rice is reborn in this chicken fried rice with peppers and onions.” – JOYCE

Garlic Chicken Fried Brown Rice

Photo by FitHealthy Mom

6. Tex-Mex Quinoa Salad

This Tex-Mex-inspired salad is also great served in warm tortillas or taco shells.

Tex-Mex Quinoa Salad

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7. Amazing Mexican Quinoa Salad

“Everything you need for a very healthy meal in one dish! Substitute barley for the brown rice and turtle beans for kidney beans if desired.” – Rita

Amazing Mexican Quinoa Salad

Photo by Sherri

8. Black Bean Breakfast Bowl

“A quick breakfast if you’re trying to avoid carbs.” – Matt D

Black Bean Breakfast Bowl

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9. Korean Saewoo Bokkeumbap (Shrimp Fried Rice)

“Enjoy this fried rice with kimchi and other Korean side dishes.” – mykoreaneats

Korean Saewoo Bokkeumbap (Shrimp Fried Rice)

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10. Baja-Style Chicken Bowl

“For a little extra flavor, add the salsa while cooking instead of after.” – mlreffey

Baja-Style Chicken Bowl

Photo by Linda T

11. Fried Chicken Bowl

“Quick and easy comfort meal with chicken, mashed potatoes, corn, and cheese.” – jreb66

Fried Chicken Bowl

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12. Quinoa Bowl

“Simple dish that is very healthy, vegetarian, and can be a side or main course,” says Robert Weisberg. “Great as a lunch, too.”

Quinoa Bowl

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13. Bowl of Oatmeal Cookie

“This spruced up bowl of oatmeal tastes more like an oatmeal cookie! I make mine in the microwave for a quick and easy breakfast.” – foodiewendy

Bowl of Oatmeal Cookie

Photo by bd.weld

14. Quinoa and Black Beans

“A very flavorful alternative to black beans and rice.” – 3LIONCUBS

Quinoa and Black Beans

Photo by CountryGirlGourmet


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