If you are in touch with the world of food like we are, you would have noticed the how bowl meals, also called “Power Bowls” are creating a buzz. Power bowls are in essence, complete meals filled with nutritious and healthy ingredients compartmentalized for convenience’s sake.
In the real world, where we always have a more than enough on our plates, we’re often left with no alternative besides a quick lunch. Power bowls will satisfy your hunger and taste buds while keeping you a 100% guilt free as you steam roll to the finish line for the day’s work.
A power bowl is literally throwing a number of things in to a bowl for a quick nutritious meal. It all starts with a base and then adding layers of flavor.
Here is how you can go about it:
Pick your Complex Carb:
1. Brown Rice
2. Sweet Potatoes
3. Barley, Amaranth, Bulgur Wheat
5. Soba Noodles
Pick your Protein:
1. Chick Peas
3. Black Beans
4. Kidney Beans
5. Pinto Beans
Select your Veggies (Fresh or Roasted):
4. String Beans
7. Spinach etc
Add some Fat and Flavor
3. Spices, Seasoning
Here are some delicious power bowls to energize you and keep you away from being slumped over your desk mid-afternoon in desperate need for coffee.
Greek Yogurt Fruit Bowl
Source: Shape Magazine
Greek Yogurt Fruit Bowls are growing in popularity as they are an easy fix to starting the day on a healthy note. This fruit and yogurt bowl uses Greek yogurt as a base. Top it with unsweetened peanut butter and real fruit jam (or raw cut up fruit) to keep it as healthy as possible.
A healthy breakfast is the best way to begin your day and nothing better than an acai bowl which is a thick-blended smoothie of frozen acai berries that is poured into a bowl and topped with all sorts of fresh fruit and crunchy granola.
Coconut Banana Oatmeal Bowls
Another option for a delicious breakfast Coconut Banana Oatmeal is a tropical breakfast treat. Its gluten free, naturally sweet and garnished with coconut flakes, cinnamon, quinoa cereal, and mango.
Vegetarian Brown Rice Bowls
The vegetarian brown rice bowl is uber healthy, nutritious, and high on fiber and can be packed with your favorite veggies for a complete meal.
A burrito bowl with brown rice, fajita veggies, black beans, fresh tomato salsa, and guacamole is a delicious and nutritious affair.
Quinoa is high on protein, dietary fiber, is gluten free and tastes delicious when combined with meat and veggies.
Soba Noodle Bowls
Soba noodles (buckwheat noodles) are gluten free, offer beneficial manganese and fit into in calorie-conscious diets. You can dig right into these healthy soba noodle bowls, topped with vegetables, tofu, and/or meat and a light peanut sauce, for a quick and filling meal!
Buddha bowls also know as Hippie or Glory bowls are hearty dishes made filling dishes made of various greens, vegetables and nutritious base such as quinoa or brown rice.
Polenta is a gluten free low carbohydrate food rich in vitamin A and C. Polenta bowls with chickpeas, roasted eggplant, zucchini, red and yellow peppers is an irresistible combination.
Hope you are bowled away with these healthy and nutritious options! If this got you craving one of these nutritious boosters, head to Swiggy, switch your location on and pick your favourite bowl.