30 Plant-Based Power Bowl Recipes to Fuel Your Day (2024)

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Get out of your dinner rut or find inspiration for next week’s meal plan with this plant-based power bowl recipe roundup. These recipes are nutrient-rich to fuel you through even your busiest days. Time to get busy pinning the recipes below!

I am certainly no stranger to the infamous power bowl. It’s one of the easiest meals to throw together with whatever foods you have on hand and call it a day. Power bowls are a great go-to lunch or dinner during busy week days or even on lazy weekend nights.

The thing I love most about power bowls? There are endless ways to dress up your bowl with various grains, vegetables, nuts and seeds, protein sources and sauces. Feeling like Asian food tonight? Whip up this Asian Quinoa Power Bowl with Miso Dressing. Or how about Mexican? Then how about this Wild Rice Burrito Bowl with Cilantro-Lime Avocado Dressing! Whatever cuisine you’re feeling like at the moment, chances are I’ve got you covered with this roundup of 30 delicious and satisfying plant-based power bowl recipes below!

Now, hope you’re not too hungry because your eyes are about to have a feast with these drool worthy photos and recipes from some of my favorite fellow foodies. You can’t say I didn’t warn you.

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  • the 6 key steps to build the perfect power bowl
  • 4 power bowl sauce recipes to take your bowl to the next level
  • your very own grocery list and meal prep timeline
  • guidelines for ordering a healthy power bowl at a restaurant

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Breakfast-Themed Power Bowl Options

Lentil Spaghetti Squash Breakfast Bowl by Fit Mitten Kitchen

Spring Breakfast Saladby The Lean Green Bean

Coconut Banana Berry Breakfast Power Bowl by Made to Glow

Gluten-Free Breakfast Power Bowls by Cotter Crunch

Mexican-Themed Power Bowl Recipes

Southwestern Veggie Bowl with Black Bean Hummus by Pumpkin & Peanut Butter

Wild Rice Burrito Bowl with Cilantro Lime Avocado Dressing by Diary of an Ex Sloth

by FitLiving Eats by Carly Paige

Vegan Burrito Bowl & Pineapple Salsa by Apollo & Luna

One Pot Mexican Quinoa by Hungry by Nature

Southwest Quinoa Power Bowl with Honey Lime Dressing by Fit Mitten Kitchen

Asian-Themed Power Bowls

Sushi Burrito Bowl by Fooduzzi

Thai Zucchini Noodle Bowls by Fooduzzi

Deconstructed Veggie Sushi Bowl by The Fit Foodie Mama

Shaved Purple Asparagus & Asian Vegetable Soba Noodlesby Strength & Sunshine

Raw Spiralized Thai Saladby Strength & Sunshine

Asian Quinoa Power Bowl with Miso Ginger Dressingby FitLiving Eats

Thai Vegetable Curry Bowl by Fairyburger

BBQ-Themed Power Bowls

Hawaiian BBQ Tofu Bowls by Emilie Eats

Seasonal-Inspired Power Bowl Favorites

Nourishing Spring Macro Bowlby RachLMansfield

Blood Orange Quinoa Salad by Emilie Eats

Simple Spring Power Bowlby My Healthyish Life

Winter Harvest Power Bowl to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth by FitLiving Eats by Carly Paige

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Coconut Rice and Watermelon Salad Bowls by Cotter Crunch

Green Goddess Glow Bowl by The Glowing Fridge

Autumn-Inspired Fig Balsamic Power Bowl by FitLiving Eats by Carly Paige

Veggie-liciousPower Bowls

30 Plant-Based Power Bowl Recipes to Fuel Your Day (13)

Power to the Protein Bowl by Let’s Get Living

Forbidden Rice & Veggie Glow Bowl by The Glowing Fridge

Spicy Cauliflower Power Bowl by Pumpkin & Peanut Butter

Vegan Beet Greens, Beets & Black Japonica Rice by Apollo & Luna

The Vegan Buddha Bowl by Well and Full

Get Your Ultimate Guide to Power Bowls

This free guide includes:

  • the 6 key steps to build the perfect power bowl
  • 4 power bowl sauce recipes to take your bowl to the next level
  • your very own grocery list and meal prep timeline
  • guidelines for ordering a healthy power bowl at a restaurant

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16 Responses

  1. Thank you for sharing my BBQ Beet Power Bowl, what a great round up!!! Pinning 🙂


    1. Your welcome! It looks delicious. Thanks for sharing!


  2. just so pretty! i kinda want to just stare at them. But now I”m also hungry. xxoo


    1. I know, right? I was drooling as I was putting the post together!


  3. Beautiful YUMMY round-up my friend! Thank you for including me 🙂
    Bowls make the world a better place…and bellies happy 😉


    1. I totally agree! Thanks for sharing your recipes!


  4. These are some GORGEOUS bowls girl!! So many I want to try, like, immediately! Thanks so much for including my bowls 🙂


    1. It was such a fun roundup! Thanks for sharing your recipes!


  5. SUCH a wonderful round up. Bowls are simply the best, not only because of the variety of tastes and textures and nutrition… but look at all the colors!!!


    1. I know! They are all so pretty!


  6. Omg these are all so beautiful!! Basically throwing everything into a bowl is the perfect meal.


    1. YES! And you can use anything you have on hand, which is my favorite part.


  7. WOAH!!! You don’t have lie 5 or 10, THIRTY?! I have lots and lots of inspiration for lunches now!


    1. Hahaha! You and me both! I now know what I’m eating for the next few months 🙂


  8. Love this roundup! I’m ready to get my power bowl on!


    1. Whoohoo! Power to the power bowl! 😉


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Can you freeze power bowls? ›

Can you freeze power bowls? While the final bowl will not freeze well, you can prep the roasted vegetables ahead of time and freeze them for up to 3 months.

Is Taco Bell Power Bowl healthy? ›

Short Answer: Yes, with Caveats. The Taco Bell Power Bowl can be a healthier option, especially when compared to other fast-food choices. Loaded with rice, beans, cheese, and your choice of protein, it's quite the nutrient-packed dish. However, the key to its healthiness lies in customization.

What's in Taco Bell veggie power bowl? ›

In the Veggie Power Menu Bowl from Taco Bell, the ingredients are black beans, Fat-free "No-Fat" Refried Beans, Seasoned Rice, real cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, reduced-fat sour cream, and guacamole.

Are power bowls healthy? ›

Power Bowls®

All-natural* protein and wholesome ingredients put a healthy spin on your go-to recipes. * Minimally processed, no artificial ingredients.

How long is food good for meal prep? ›

However, it's important to meal prep safely and store the food in a proper way. When it comes to batch food storage, you have a few options. You can store meal prep food in the fridge for up to four days. Or, you can store prepped food in the freezer for a longer period of time.

What is the most unhealthiest food at Taco Bell? ›

The Least Healthy Menu Items at Taco Bell

If you want to keep your Taco Bell order as healthy as possible, registered dietitian Yelena Wheeler, RDN, says to steer clear of the steak grilled cheese burrito, which she says is the absolute least healthiest item on the menu.

What is the healthiest thing to eat from Taco Bell? ›

21 Healthiest Items at Taco Bell
  • Burrito Supreme Fresco-Style. ...
  • Grande Toasted Breakfast Burrito. ...
  • Soft Taco. ...
  • Veggie Mexican Pizza. ...
  • Spicy Potato Soft Taco. ...
  • Soft Taco Supreme. ...
  • Crunchy Taco Supreme. ...
  • Hash Brown. Finally, we have a delectable treat or side, perfect for breakfast but suitable for any time of day.
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What is the most fattening food in Taco Bell? ›

The Grilled Cheese Burrito available at Taco Bell stands out as one of the least healthy selections on the menu. Packing an astonishing 38 grams of fat in each serving, this option alone covers nearly half of your daily recommended fat intake.

What sauce is on Taco Bell Power bowl? ›

Taco Bell Power Bowl is a delicious and hearty meal. Fuel up with a bowl loaded with chicken, black beans, Mexican rice, guacamole, cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream, and avocado ranch sauce.

What is in a Powerball from Taco Bell? ›

The Taco Bell Power Bowl is full of everything we love from our favorite Mexican fast food joint: rice and beans, lettuce and cheese, and a creamy topping of guac and sour cream! Not to mention some tender and delicious steak right there in the middle!

Is it OK to put a bowl in the freezer? ›

Glass bowls are microwave, freezer and dishwasher-safe. Ceramic bowls are microwave, oven, freezer, and dishwasher-safe. Stainless steel bowls are dishwasher-safe and, like all metals, are not microwave-safe.

Do smoothie bowls freeze well? ›

Can you freeze smoothie bowls? I recommend that you enjoy these bowls as soon as you've made them, but you can prep ahead and freeze them once you've made them if you like. Make the smoothies and then freeze them in ziplock bags.

Can you freeze fruit bowls? ›

Put your airtight container into the freezer on the bottom shelf to keep the smoothie portion cold enough. Smoothie bowls have a tendency to get watery in the fridge, which is why they need to go in the freezer.

Do rice bowls freeze well? ›

Freezing rice casseroles and other rice dishes is as easy as freezing plain cooked rice. Baked rice casseroles with meat, vegetables or cheese can easily be frozen. Just like with plain, cooked rice, be sure the rice dish is cooled before putting it in an airtight container or zip-top bag.


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