The Only Easy Grain Bowl Recipe You'll Ever Need
Easy grab & go grain bowls
There's no excuse to skip breakfast or have a sad lunch. This easy formula for grain bowls packs in fiber, protein, and flavor. And you get a full meal for less than 400 calories. Read on to get the basic formula plus ideas for building delicious homemade grain bowls.
By Caitlyn Dimig, RD
Basic Formula for a Grain Bowl
Use this recipe for Grab-and-go-Grain Bowls as your base:
- ½ cup cooked protein
- 1 cup raw or cooked vegetables
- 1/4-½ tsp. seasoning blend [Try Penzeys, or use Mrs. Dash for a low-sodium option.]
- ½ cup cooked whole grain
- 2-3 tbsp. sauce
- 1-2 tbsp. toppings
Sprinkle protein and vegetables with seasoning blend. Put in a bowl with remaining ingredients. Serve hot or cold.
Grain Bowl Ideas
Scrambled eggs + chopped red onions and sweet peppers + chile-lime seasoning blend + rolled oats + chunky salsa + cheddar cheese
Chickpeas + cherry tomato halves and cucumber slices + Mediterranean seasoning blend + farro + Italian dressing + plain Greek yogurt, Kalamata olives, and crumbled feta
Sliced pork + broccoli, carrots, and red cabbage + Thai seasoning blend + brown rice + peanut satay sauce + jalapeño slices
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This article originally appeared in the August/September 2019 issue of Allrecipes Magazine.