There's something so easy about having all you need for lunch in one place, and it's even better when it's all in one big bowl. The Southwestern Bowl pictured above features quinoa, mango salsa, and even pumpkin seeds for a fresh, unique flavor to perk up your senses from an afternoon slump. Easy to prep, and easy to pack up and take along. Take a look at some more of these great portable recipes below for even more inspiration!
Vegetarian Burrito Bowls
If you're a huge fan of burritos, up your game by ditching the tortilla and enjoying your favorite fillings from the comfort of one big bowl. Because burritos are so customizable, a great idea is to have everyone at the table choose their own toppings and fillings to make their own unique flavor experience. Going bowl-style takes the messiness out of the equation and is a great way to enjoy your favorite burrito flavors without having them spill out of a tortilla and onto your shirt... yeah, we've been there, too.
Yogurt Breakfast Bowl
It would be a crime to forget about breakfast. This time, leave the cereal and milk where they are and try something a little different with your bowl this morning. You can jumpstart your metabolism and energy levels by enjoying healthful foods before you race off to start your day. By taking a few minutes in the morning to relax and enjoy a great yogurt bowl filled to the brim with goodness, you're on your way to doing just that.
Quinoa and Brown Rice Bowl with Vegetables and Tahini
Simple, healthy, and vegan, this Quinoa and Brown Rice Bowl is like a detox in a bowl. It was created by Top-Chef judge Gail Simmons, who created this version of the recipe after being inspired by a similar item at Cafe Gratitude, a vegan cafe in Los Angeles, while she was there filming Top-Chef Just Desserts. If you've been feeling bogged down by poor food choices lately, this dish will definitely help you get back on your feet.