Looking for an easy, healthy & filling meal option for a workday lunch or quick dinner? Look no further, power bowls are the perfect choice! It can be daunting to try and figure out what you want to eat for dinner, or pack for lunch every day, so we’ve made it easy for you. You can combine your favorite greenhouse grown fruits and vegetables, leafy greens, grains and a protein for a complete meal. If you’re looking for some inspiration we’ve put together our Top 5 Power Bowl Recipes for you to try, & tips on how to create your own at home with ingredients you already have!
Power bowls are one of our favorite options for workday lunches or dinners because they are easy to customize to any lifestyle and food preferences. They are also an easy way to combine the foods you love, while ensuring you get the nutrients you need, in a hearty meal that doesn’t take long to prepare.
When you break down what goes into a nourishing bowl recipe, it really is quite simple. It’s all about the layers! To ensure you have all the nutrients you need for a complete meal, make sure that you include a combination of greenhouse grown fruits & vegetables, whole grains, lean protein, and a sauce of your choice. Worried about seasonality? Don’t be! Greenhouse grown fruits & vegetables are available year round so you have the option to make quality recipes, any time of the year. Power bowls are also perfect for meal prep to help you save you time throughout the week. You can pre-chop vegetables, and cook grains & proteins ahead of time, so all that’s left to do is toss them together when it’s time to enjoy. If you’re stuck on where to start, we’ve rounded up our Top 5 Power Bowl recipes that you need to try!
This Burger Bowl Recipe is the perfect way to turn your fast-food cravings into a satisfying yet healthy bowl that’s great for lunch or dinner. You can get your burger fix while still getting lots of fresh greenhouse grown fruits & vegetables into your diet. This recipe is low-carb, easy to make, and packed with flavor. These Burger Bowls have all of the classic burger toppings you love like RedRoyals® Sweet Cherry Tomatoes On-The-Vine, pickles, and that delicious special sauce. So, the next time you find yourself going to the drive-thru, know that you and your family can enjoy the same great flavors at home in a healthier, more budget-friendly way, using greenhouse grown vegetables.
SHRIMP TZATZIKI BOWL-
This Tzatziki Shrimp Bowl recipe from @lynnswayoflife is ready in under 30 minutes and is perfect for the whole family. Build your own bowl by layering homemade tzatziki sauce, Juno® Bites Red Grape Tomatoes, Uno Bites™ Nano Cucumbers, shrimp & more. The cucumbers add a cool, crispy element to these bowls both in the sauce and sliced fresh on top. An easy-to-make, homemade Tzatziki sauce with Uno Bites™ Nano Cucumbers takes this recipe to the next level. This recipe is completely customizable and, like most bowls, you can let each member of your family pick their own toppings – pretty much guaranteeing that the kids will clear their plates! Try this recipe for your next family dinner!
This Rainbow Bowl recipe is a well-balanced vegan power bowl option. The base starts with quinoa and is then loaded with tons of colorful veggies on top. Not only is it easy to make, but it’s also very nutrient-dense. It features Cloud 9® Bite-Sized Fruity Tomatoes for a perfect level of sweetness alongside Uno Bites™ Nano Cucumbers and carrots for an added crunch. To round out the colors of the rainbow, and add even more vitamins to this meal, top it with avocados, zucchini, and beets. A homemade tahini lime dressing is drizzled over the bowl to complete this meal.
ROASTED CHICK PEA & CHICKEN BOWL-
Does your family love color? This Roasted Chick Pea & Chicken Bowl is another great power bowl option that is loaded with vitamins and nutrients. It starts with cooked rice as a base and arugula for some peppery greens. On top of the base, you’ll add on grilled lime chicken, Aurora Bites Mini Sweet Peppers for sweetness, color, & crunch and some spicy chickpeas for even more protein. Round out this meal with some sliced avocados as a healthy fat, plus cabbage, and red onions on top. Hearty and healthy, this bowl recipe is a delicious filling lunch that can easily be enjoyed for dinner with the entire family!
If you’ve been on TikTok in the last year it’s no secret that poke bowls and salmon bowls are all the craze these days. We’re here to help you make it at home with this Tuna Bowl recipe. This recipe couldn’t get any fresher with soy-sesame tuna, served on a bed of brown rice, with Mini Cucumbers, edamame, avocado, jalapenos, and green onions on top. Start by marinating the tuna in lemon juice, soy sauce, sesame oil, and cayenne. Then add tuna to a bed of warm cooked rice, and top with all the vegetables. No rice? You can easily use any grain you have on hand for this recipe! Try this bowl recipe at home for yourself and you will see why it’s so trendy!
THE BASICS OF BUILDING A NOURISHING BOWL-
Now that you’re feeling inspired by new power bowl recipes, you can easily create any bowl with greenhouse grown fruits & vegetables, and ingredients that you already have on hand. If you’re ready to create a brand-new bowl recipe or turn your favorite meal into a healthy option, follow these easy steps to create the perfect bowl just for you!
- Start with a good base! Choose fresh leafy greens or whole grains
- Layer on a variety of always-available greenhouse grown fruits & vegetables
- Add in lean protein and healthy fats
- Finish it off with a homemade dressing, toasted nuts, or hemp seeds
- Sit back, relax, and enjoy!
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