The Wall Street Journal has just declared “bowls are the new plates,” and we couldn’t be more excited to dig in.
Many of today’s hottest food fads call for bowls, meaning people are now eating from them instead of just using them for serving. And we are up for following any trend that makes it easier for us to eat while curled up on the couch watching Netflix.
Besides being delicious, most bowls are ridiculously easy to assemble – throw fruit together for a smoothie bowl, or roast up a bunch of veggies, cook a batch of grains and sprinkle some nuts or seeds on top – done and done.
If you’re still not familiar with the huge acai bowl trend, you’ll want to get acquainted immediately. Besides the amazing fact that you feel like you’re eating ice cream for breakfast, the acai berry contains high levels of antioxidants, calcium, iron and fiber among countless other health benefits.prevnext
We love a good noodle bowl, filled with amazing textures and flavors, they're perfect for a comfy night in. This soba bowl is gluten free and vegan, making it the perfect way to indulge and get your noodle fix.prevnext
For a healthy take on comfort food, we love this veggie coconut rice bowl, which screams “winter dinner” during these freezing cold months. The combo of the earthy root veggies like brussels, butternut and acorn squash mixed with the coconut rice is beyond delicious and satisfying.prevnext
Why buy a bowl when you can simply make one yourself? Switch up your Taco Tuesday and make these taco salad bowls for an easy, kid-friendly dinner. The beauty of this bowl is that the rest of the ingredients can be basically whatever you have on hand, serving as a great way to use up leftover veggies, meats and cheeses.prevnext
Drinking your morning smoothie from a straw is so passé. Summon your spoon for this healthy and pretty way to pack in your fruits and veggies for the day by making a green smoothie bowl. The addition of healthy fats and protein makes this nutritionally-dense bowl a complete meal.prevnext
Make a huge batch of quinoa at the beginning of the week and you’ll have a main ingredient for many different types of bowls, including this lemon quinoa and egg bowl. Protein combined with a rainbow of fresh fruits and vegetables gives you the energy boost to get through your day and couldn’t be easier to assemble.prevnext
Dip into your big batch of quinoa again the next morning to make this superfood breakfast bowl, which is a nice change of pace if you always have oatmeal for breakfast. Add sweetness with pure maple syrup and add protein with almond and hemp seeds on top for a whole lot of goodness in just one bowl.prevnext
Buddha Bowls are described as “bowls packed so full that they have a rounded belly and resemble a Buddha” and are insanely popular within the vegan community. This particular plant-based, gluten-free buddha bowl features cashew-based lemon tahini sauce.prev