There's no excuse to skip breakfast or have a sad lunch. Follow this easy formula for a grain bowl that packs fiber, protein, and flavor into a full meal that's under 400 calories. You'll need 1/2 cup cooked protein, 1 cup raw or cooked vegetables, 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon seasoning blend, 1/2 cup cooked whole grain, 2 to 3 tablespoons sauce, and 1 to 2 tablespoons toppings. Try the Mediterranean bowl shown here or one of the variations below!

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
total:
15 mins
Servings:
1
Yield:
1 bowl
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Sprinkle chickpeas, cherry tomatoes, and cucumbers with seasoning blend. Place in a bowl with farro, Italian dressing, yogurt, olives, and feta cheese. Serve hot or cold.

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Variations:

Breakfast Bowl: Scrambled eggs + chopped red onions and sweet peppers + chile-lime seasoning blend + cooked rolled oats + chunky salsa + shredded Cheddar cheese.

Thai Bowl: Sliced cooked pork + broccoli, carrots, and red cabbage + Thai seasoning blend + cooked brown rice + peanut satay sauce + jalapeno slices.

Nutrition Facts

400 calories; protein 10.9g 22% DV; carbohydrates 60.5g 20% DV; fat 14.1g 22% DV; cholesterol 4.6mg 2% DV; sodium 1145mg 46% DV. Full Nutrition
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Rating: 4 stars
08/19/2019
So easy and yummy!! I used Za'atar seasoning and will definitely be making this again for a quick, healthy lunch. Read More
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